French football legend Raymond Kopa, who won the European Cup three times with Real Madrid in the 1950s, died today aged 85 after a long illness, his family said. The French Football League announced that a minute's silence would be observed before all ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Raymond Kopa was one of France's most admired sportsmen. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images Former France soccer great Raymond Kopa, who won three European Cups with Real Madrid in the 1950s, died at the age of 85 on Friday. "Raymond Kopa was a legend of French football... and was one of France's most admired sportsmen," French president Francois Hollande said in a statement. A crafty advanced playmaker, Kopa guided France to third place at the 1958 World Cup won by Pele's Brazil, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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