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Former France, PSG Defender Jean-Pierre Adams Dies 39 Years After Falling Into A Coma

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Former France defender Jean-Pierre Adams has died at the age of 73, almost 40 years after falling into a coma following a medical error, his former clubs, Paris Saint-Germain and Nimes, said on Monday.

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In 1982, Adams was administered a near-fatal dose of anaesthetic ahead of a routine knee operation, which caused brain damage.
“PSG has lost one of its glorious former players. PSG offers its condolences to his family and loved ones,” the Ligue 1 club said in a statement.

The Dakar-born Adams had won 22 caps for Les Bleus in the 1970s.
He played for Nimes from 1970-73 and for PSG from 1977-79 after joining from Nice.

“This morning, we learned about the death of Jean-Pierre Adams. He played for Nimes on 84 occasions and alongside Marius Tresor, he formed the “Black guard” in the French national team,” the club wrote on Twitter.

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“The club offers its most sincere condolences to his loved ones and family.”

Since the accident, Adams has been cared for by his wife, Bernadette.

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