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FIFA expresses solidarity after Paris attacks

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FIFA’s Acting President Issa Hayatou today wrote to President of the French Football Federation, Noël Le Graët, following last night’s tragic incidents in Paris.

"It is with intense emotion that I write today. I am obviously in shock at the terrorist attacks yesterday in Paris and around the Stade de France on the sidelines of the match between France and Germany," he wrote.

"I want to express to you the solidarity of the international football community, especially towards members of the French Football Federation, the France team and all the fans and all the people who were present at the Stade de France last night. I present to the families of the victims my deepest condolences."

Acting President Hayatou also wrote to the German Football Association (DFB) to express his support.

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