Football news – Former France PSG defender Jean-Pierre Adams dies after 39 years in a coma. He used to play for Paris Saint-Germain F.C.
What was the cause of the death of Jean-Pierre Adams?
Former France defender Jean-Pierre Adams has died at the age of 73, nearly 40 years after falling into a coma following a medical error, his former clubs, Paris Saint-Germain and Nmes Olympique said on Monday.
In 1982, Adams was given a nearly lethal dose of Anesthesia before a routine knee operation, which caused brain damage.
Nous avons appris ce matin la disparition de Jean-Pierre Adams.
Il avait porté les couleurs du Nîmes Olympique à 84 reprises et formait avec Marius Trésor “la garde noire” en Équipe de France.
Le Club présente ses plus sincères condoléances à ses proches et à sa famille. pic.twitter.com/jt5AqinXDg
— 🐊 Nîmes Olympique (@nimesolympique) September 6, 2021
“PSG has lost one of their illustrious former players. PSG extends condolences to his family and loved ones,” the Ligue 1 club said in a statement. The Dakar-born Adams won 22 caps for Les Bleus in the 1970s. After joining Nice, he played for Nimes from 1970–73 and for PSG from 1977–79.
When did Jean-Pierre Adams die?
Paris Saint-Germain F.C footballer Adams was born on 10 March 1948 in Dakar, Senegal, and died on 6 September 2021, in Nmes, France.