Ex PSG player dies after being in coma for 39 years

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Comourn!Ex PSG player dies after being in coma for 39 years

Jean-Pierre Adams dead at 73: French footballer dies after being in coma for 39 YEARS following anaesthesia issue

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Former PSG striker Jean-Pierre Adams has died at the age of 73 after spending the last 39 YEARS in a coma.

Adams slipped into the coma when he was 34 following an anaesthesia error while he was in hospital for routine knee surgery

He was pronounced dead this morning at Nimes University Hospital.

Adams made 22 appearances for the French national team between 1972 and 1976.

The centre-back played most of his club football for Nice, where he made 126 appearances scoring 15 goals.

He also featured for Nimes, PSG, Mulhouse and Chalon.

Adams was born in Dakar, Senegal, but moved to France at the age of 10.

He originally started out as a striker, but after joining Nimes his talents were better recognised in defence.

Adams and his wife Bernadette had two sons together, Laurent and Frederic.


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