Raymond Kopa

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Birthday
13, 1931
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Mar 3, 2017 (85)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1931
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Mar 3, 2017 (85)

About

Attacking midfielder who starred for Stade Reims and Real Madrid during his 18-year club career. He was a member of the French national team from 1952 to 1962.

Before Fame

He toiled in the mines as a teenager, losing a finger in an accident.

Trivia

He began his professional career with Angers after playing youth soccer with US Noeux-les-Mines.

Family Life

He grew up in Pas-de-Calais in the northern part of France.

Associated With

He was named by Pele as one of the 125 greatest living soccer players in 2004.

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