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Blaise Matuidi
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Matuidi with Paris Saint-Germain in 2012
Personal information
Full name Blaise Matuidi
Date of birth 9 April 1987 (1987-04-09) (age 34)
Place of birth Toulouse, France
Height 1.75 m
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Inter Miami
Number 8
Youth career
1993–1998 US Fontenay-sous-Bois
1998–2001 CO Vincennois
2000–2003 INF Clairefontaine
2001–2004 Créteil
2004–2005 Troyes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Troyes 67 (4)
2007–2011 Saint-Étienne 132 (3)
2011–2017 Paris Saint-Germain 203 (23)
2017–2020 Juventus 86 (6)
2020- Inter Miami CF 86 (6)
National team
2006–2007 France U19 9 (0)
2006–2009 France U21 25 (0)
2010– France 11 (0)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 October 2020.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2019

Blaise Matuidi (born 9 April 1987) is a French professional footballer. He plays as a midfielder for MLS club Inter Miami and the France national team.

On 17 March 2020, Matuidi tested positive for COVID-19, amid its pandemic in Italy.

Career statistics

Club

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Troyes 2004–05 Ligue 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
2005–06 Ligue 1 31 1 0 0 0 0 31 1
2006–07 34 3 0 0 1 0 35 3
Total 67 4 1 0 1 0 69 4
Saint-Étienne 2007–08 Ligue 1 35 0 1 0 1 0 37 0
2008–09 27 2 2 0 1 0 9 0 39 2
2009–10 36 1 3 0 2 0 41 1
2010–11 34 0 1 0 2 0 37 0
Total 132 3 7 0 6 0 9 0 154 3
Paris Saint-Germain 2011–12 Ligue 1 29 1 2 0 0 0 4 0 35 1
2012–13 37 5 4 1 2 0 9 2 52 8
2013–14 36 5 2 0 4 1 9 1 1 0 52 7
2014–15 34 4 5 0 4 0 10 1 0 0 53 5
2015–16 31 4 5 1 2 0 9 0 1 0 48 5
2016–17 34 4 6 1 4 0 8 2 0 0 52 7
2017–18 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Total 203 23 24 3 16 1 49 6 3 0 295 33
Juventus 2017–18 Serie A 32 3 5 0 9 1 46 4
2018–19 31 3 1 0 9 0 1 0 42 3
2019–20 35 0 4 0 5 1 1 0 45 1
Total 98 6 10 0 23 2 2 0 133 8
Inter Miami 2020 MLS 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Career total 511 36 42 3 23 1 81 8 5 0 662 48

International

France midfielder Blaise Matuidi and England midfielder Dele Alli (23125466531)
Matuidi (left) marking England's Dele Alli while on French international duty, 2015
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
France 2010 1 0
2011 3 0
2012 5 0
2013 10 0
2014 13 4
2015 9 2
2016 14 2
2017 7 1
2018 15 0
2019 7 0
Total 84 9

International goals

International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 5 March 2014 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France 20  Netherlands 2–0 2–0 Friendly
2 8 June 2014 Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France 23  Jamaica 2–0 8–0
3 6–0
4 20 June 2014 Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil 25   Switzerland 2–0 5–2 2014 FIFA World Cup
5 7 September 2015 Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France 37  Serbia 1–0 2–1 Friendly
6 2–0
7 25 March 2016 Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam-Zuidoost, Netherlands 42  Netherlands 3–2 3–2
8 30 May 2016 Stade de la Beaujoire, Nantes, France 43  Cameroon 1–0 3–2
9 7 October 2017 Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria 59  Bulgaria 1–0 1–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours

Paris Saint-Germain, vainqueur Coupe de la Ligue 2014
Matuidi (centre) after winning the Coupe de la Ligue 2014

Paris Saint-Germain

  • Ligue 1: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
  • Coupe de France: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
  • Coupe de la Ligue: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
  • Trophée des Champions: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Juventus

France

Individual

  • Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2012–13, 2015–16
  • French Player of the Year: 2015
  • Globe Soccer Awards Player Career Award: 2018

Orders

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