Death of Raymond Kopa, Legend of French Football

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Raymond Kopa, the legend of French football has died at the age of 85

The former striker of the France team died Friday morning in Angers at the age of 85. It was the first French player to receive the Ballon d’Or …

The famous French footballer Raymond Kopa died Friday morning in Angers, announced his entourage to the AFP. He was 85 years old.

The former striker of the France football team, became a legend in 1950’s in Reims (1951-1956) and Real Madrid (1956-1959) with whom he won three European cups before ending his career in the Champagne club.

He was a Semi-finalist of the 1958 World Cup in Sweden with the French team, and he is the first French player to win the Ballon d’Or that year.

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