Blaise Matuidi Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts

Blaise Matuidi Childhood Story Plus Untold Biography Facts

LifeBogger presents the Full Story of a French Football Legend best known by the nickname; “Marathon Man”.

Our version of Blaise Matuidi’s Childhood Story, including his Untold Biography Facts, brings to you a full account of notable events from his boyhood days right until he got fame.

The analysis of the Veteran French Footballer involves his life story before fame, family life and many OFF-Pitch facts little known about him.

Yes, everyone knows about his energy, work rate and tactical intelligence. However, only a hand few fans know much about Blaise Matuidi’s Bio, which is quite interesting. Now, without further ado, let’s Begin.

Blaise Matuidi Childhood Story – Early Life and Family Background:

For Biography starters, the French Footballer was born on the 9th day of April 1987 in Toulouse, France. He was born to an Angolan father, Faria Rivelino and a Congolese mother, Élise.

Blaise Matuidi’s father, Rivelino, at a young age, emigrated to France from poverty-ridden Congo in a bid to seek a better living and secure a future for his children.

Matuidi grew up with four other siblings; Emmanuel, Jacqueline, Sylvie, and Junior. All kids grew up in the Parisian suburb of Fontenay-sous-Bois, a place where emptiness ends when there is football at one’s feet.

As a child, Blaise attended Victor Duruy school (located at Fontenay-sous-Bois). Luckily, this school gave Matuidi the opportunity to play competitive soccer.

To the amazement of all, little Matuidi would do what other kids couldn’t do on the field. His quick rise to football fame during his schooling days came all thanks to a PSG Legend, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha.

Matuidi's early brilliance: Standing out on the pitch, his swift ascent in football during his school years was greatly influenced by the PSG legend, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha.
Matuidi’s early brilliance: Standing out on the pitch, his swift ascent in football during his school years was greatly influenced by the PSG legend, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha.

It was the skills of Jay-Jay Okocha that made Blaise think of going professional.

Blaise Matuidi Biography – Career in Summary:

At the age of six, Matuidi’s parents felt it was right for their son to begin a football career after recommendations from his school coach, who first discovered his talent.

Matuidi got accepted at his hometown club, US Fontenay-sous-Bois, where he spent five years. Below is a photo of little Blaise Matuidi and his teammates.

This is Blaise Matuidi, in his early childhood years.
This is Blaise Matuidi, in his early childhood years.

After five years at the club and in a bid to get further experience, Maltuidi joined CO Vincennois, where he was teammates with Yacine Brahimi for a year.

It was in the year 1999, at age 12, that Matuidi became rated as one of the best players in the Île-de-France region (a region in north-central France).

This is Blaise Matuidi, in his early career years.
This is Blaise Matuidi, in his early career years.

Again, in a bid to get more youth experience, Matuidi started multitasking his career. He accepted an offer from the prestigious Clairefontaine Academy even while at Vincennes.

Matuidi would train at the academy for three seasons, playing there on weekdays while simultaneously playing for Vincennes on the weekends.

In 2001, he again left both clubs to sign for Créteil before finalizing his youth career at Troyes between 2004 and 2005.

After playing his senior career at two clubs (Troyes and Saint-Etienne), Maltuidi became the most sought-after player, and he got the best transfer opportunity.

On 25 July 2011, Paris Saint-Germain, who had just become rich, confirmed Matuidi’s signature as a replacement for the departed Claude Makélélé, who retired from the sport. The rest, as they say, is now history.

Who is Isabelle? Blaise Matuidi’s Wife:

Without a doubt, Matuidi’s playing ability, as well as his lifestyle off the pitch, builds up a complete picture of him. It is pertinent to say that behind every French footballer, there is a glamourous wag, girlfriend or wife. 

Matuidi started his relationship on the playground with his childhood sweetheart Isabelle who is a native of Troyes.

Beautiful Isabelle and her husband.
Beautiful Isabelle and her husband.

Their relationship took them from bestie status to true love. Matuidi once recalled one of his earliest childhood memories, which were declaring his love for Isabelle and believing they could get married someday.

For a previously young Matuidi, there was once a need to take the initiative when it came to romance.

While meeting her and falling in love during his teenage years, Matuidi showered Isabelle with so much affection, sometimes even an excess of it, without a check on the information and feelings he gets in return.

Luckily for him, he met the most decent and beautiful girl ever who made her feelings mutual, feelings which continued till date to the jealousy of onlookers.

Soon after both lovers met as teenagers, they began dating and became inseparable.

Both Isabelle and Blaise keep their stuff very private, away from the media frenzy –which makes them even more interesting and mysterious.

Despite the fame of her man, Isabelle seems perfectly okay with being somewhat unknown to the public.

She has done little to expose herself in the press –even her social media account is set to private – except when it comes to showing her support for her man in the stands, a duty that comes with the title of being the most beautiful wag in football history.

Isabelle is, without a doubt, one of the most gorgeous and beautiful French wags in football. As observed in the photo below, she is indeed a paragon of beauty and excellence.

The Marriage Proposal:

Blaise proposed to Isabelle in 2016. The event happened when they went to the movies wearing their fun masks to see Star Wars.

As Isabelle puts it;

“In February 2016, he took me to the Grand Rex to see the movie Star Wars.

We arrived in the room, but instead to see the usual movie’s trailers I saw a small film, a montage of our family photos, which ended with a request for marriage.”

“I could not believe it, I burst into tears, and he did too.”

The lovely couple tied the knot on July 1, 2017, in Paris. Their kids came while they were engaged before the said wedding, as seen in the photo below.

The wedding ceremony of Blaise Matuidi.
The wedding ceremony of Blaise Matuidi.

Blaise Matuidi’s Children:

Both lovers are proud parents of their three children: daughter Myliane, Naëlle and son Eden pictured below. Their children were all born before their marriage. 

Blaise and Isabella's children - Myliane, Naëlle and Eden.
Blaise and Isabella’s children – Myliane, Naëlle and Eden.

There is no doubt Isabelle Matuidi keeps the balance for her man. Blaise describes Isabelle as a strong woman who can keep her feet on the ground.

According to French media, Isabelle is so perfect that she handles the family finances, helps avoid her hubby’s unnecessary expenses and tries to keep everyone active in the kitchen, as seen in the picture below.

Isabelle Matuidi: Blaise's anchor. Managing family finances and igniting energy in the kitchen.
Isabelle Matuidi: Blaise’s anchor. Managing family finances and igniting energy in the kitchen.

As some French websites put it, the mom of three was once an osteopathy student (Someone who treats medical disorders through the manipulation and massage of the skeleton and musculature).

She is the owner of Gimmini, a sports centre for children.

Personality Facts:

  • The presence of Blaise Matuidi marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent.

  • He loves dynamism, speed and competition. Matuidi always loves to be the first in everything – from work to social gatherings.
  • It is always in the nature of Maltuidi to take action. Sometimes before he thinks about it well.
  • Blaise Matuidi has excellent organizational skills. And he is capable of finishing several things at once, especially before his lunch break.
  • Matuidi’s biggest issue comes when he gets impatient, aggressive and venting anger, which he could point to other people.
  • As regards his strengths, Matuidi is courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, and of course, career passionate.
  • In the area of his weaknesses, Matuidi could be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive.
  • As regards what he like, Matuidi loves comfortable clothes. Also, taking on leadership roles, and physical challenges. And of course, playing football.
  • Matuidi isn’t comfortable with career Inactivity. Also, delays of any sort and work that does not use one’s talents.
  • Blaise is naturally brave and rarely afraid of trial and risk. He is ready to be the hero of the day, fly away and carry many endangered, powerless people on his back.

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Hi there! I am Hale Hendrix, a passionate football enthusiast and writer dedicated to uncovering the untold stories of footballers' childhood and biography. With a deep love for the beautiful game, I have spent countless hours researching and interviewing players to bring to light the lesser-known details of their lives.


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