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Birthday
14, 1933
Birthplace
Marrakesh, Morocco
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
14, 1933 (age 85)
Birthplace
Marrakesh, Morocco

About

French striker who scored an incredible 13 goals in the 1958 World Cup. He spent his club career with three teams, most notably Stade Reims, with whom he scored 122 goals for between 1956 and 1962.

Before Fame

He started his professional career with the local USM Marrakesh team in 1950.

Trivia

He scored a total of 30 goals in 21 appearances for the French national team between 1953 and 1960.

Family Life

He grew up in Marrakesh in French-controlled Morocco to a French father and a Spanish mother.

Associated With

He played alongside Raymond Kopa on the French national team.