Soccer. Former Racing and Les Bleus goalkeeper François Remetter has died

Best goalkeeper of his time, François Remetter, born on August 8, 1928 in the Stock Exchange district of Strasbourg, wore the blue colors of Racing, his training club, before leaving for military service. In the youth teams, he was a striker, before opting for the position of goalkeeper.

He started as a professional at Racing in August 1948. After a stint with the amateur club of Thillot in the Vosges, he went to Metz in 1950, then to Sochaux between 1954 and 1957.

He then joined the France team on June 11, 1953 for a match in Sweden (1-0). He won his selection for the 1954 World Cup (1uh tour) then from 1958 (3e), where he played two matches. His talent was immense, since he was then playing for Bordeaux in Division 2.

26 selections in blue

He was selected 26 times with the France team, with 24 starts. He was also world military champion with the France team in 1947.

After stints in Grenoble, Limoges and Le Havre, he returned to Racing in the early 1960s. He won the 1964 League Cup with the RCS before returning to Limoges and ending his career with Pierrots Vauban in 1968.

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