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UNESCO, French authorities condemn racist abuse of Matuidi

From FOX Sports - January 8, 2018

PARIS (AP)The head of UNESCO and the French sports minister are backing Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi, who said he was racially abused last weekend.

In a joint statement issued on Monday, Audrey Azoulay and Laura Flessel expressed the strongest condemnation of the racial slurs aimed at the Juventus and France midfielder.

Azoulay and Flessel met on Monday for a working session. UNESCO and Juventus have been working together since 2014 with initiatives aimed at fighting racism.

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