French football mourns one of its legends. At the age of 73, Gerard Houllier passed away during the night from Sunday to Monday. A successful coach with PSG, OL and Liverpool, Houllier also led the France team.
He has gone through the eras of football and put on almost all of his costumes. The love story between the round ball and Gérard Houllier, who died this Monday, December 14 at the age of 73, begins in his native Pas-de-Calais, in Hucqueliers, his youth club. Engaged in English studies, which will allow him to become a teacher, he spent a year as an assistant in a school in Liverpool and took the opportunity to play with a local team, Alsop, and attend his first match at Anfield. Like a nod to his future. Back in France, he put on his crampons again in Hucqueliers and then in Touquet