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THE JUVE STORY's WORLD CUP PROFILE | MATUIDI

Le Tackle Roi | Blaise Matuidi

Blaise Matuidi, ex-PSG champion, tackled his way through the Serie A 2017-18 championship and landed Scudetto and Coppa Italia honors in his first year with Juventus. He now challenges for the World Cup title playing for one of the world's top ranked teams, France! Alongside ex-Juventino Pogba and many more football greats, he faces Juve teammate Bentancur's Uruguay(*ex-Juventino Caceres will also feature in Uruguay squad) this friday, good luck Blaise! 

(illustration by Marco and Mauro La Villa)


PROFILE

AGE |31

POSITION | Midfielder 

JUVENTUS NO. | 14

FRANCE NO. | 14

ORIGINS

BORNApril 09, 1987

BIRTH CITY Toulouse, France 

PRE-JUVE TEAM | Paris Saint-Germain

HONORS

JUVENTUS | Serie A Scudetto(2018), Coppa Italia(2018)

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN

Ligue 1(2013, 2014, 2015, 2016), Coupe de France(2015, 2016, 2017), Coupe de la Ligue(2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), Trophée des Champions(2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)



Blaise Matuidi

On 18 August 2017, Matuidi joined Juventus on a three-year contract that would expire on 30 June 2020. The initial transfer fee was €20 million, plus up to €10.5 million in potential bonuses that would depend on the number of appearances made by him in Juventus' competitive matches over the next three seasons. He made his club and Serie A debut on 19 August 2017, in a 3–0 home win over Cagliari. Matuidi scored his first goal for Juventus on 17 December; the final goal of a 3–0 away win over Bologna.  (Source: Wikipedia / Read more here.)