A Short Biography of French Soccer Player – Raymond Kopa

His full name is Raymond Kopaszewski. Raymond Kopa was on October 13, 1931 in Nœux-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais France. He is an ex-French soccer player. Kopa’s playing position in the field is as Attacking midfielder, striker. He was at the core of the national squad of French in the 1950s. Kopa was a notable and flexible playmaker who made many goals as well.

In club level he played for senior clubs of Angers SCO in 1949-1951, Stade Reims in 1951-1956, Real Madrid in 1956-1959, and Stade Reims in 1959-1967.

Raymond Kopa was just five feet six tall (169 cms). But his skillfulness of creative attacking midfield rapidly proved him as one of the most talented and flexible soccer players of France. truc tiep bong da Kopa’s goal scoring from midfield will be always extraordinary.

Kopa made 18 goals in 45 matches between 1952 and 1962 along with the national soccer side of France. Kopa was chosen as the Best Player of the 1958 FIFA World Cup in Sweden and retroactively as the 1954 Best Young Player of the Tournament became the solitary football player to collect both credits. In March 2004 Pelé included him as one of the top 125 greatest living soccer players.

For his career as a professional soccer player, Raymond Kopa collected many honors and achievements. And some of them include French League (1953, 1955, 1960 and 1962 with Stade Reims), Spanish League (1957 and 1958 with Real Madrid), French second division (1966 with Stade Reims), European Cup (1957, 1958 and 1959 with Real Madrid), Latin Cup (1953 with Stade Reims and 1957 with Real Madrid), FIFA World Cup (third place 1958 with France), Golden Ball (1958, and Légion d’honneur (30 November 1970).

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