Ex France and Paris Saint-Germain defender, Jean-Pierre Adams dies at 73 after 39 years in coma
Jean-Pierre Adams dies at 73 after 39 years of unconsciousness.
Jean-Pierre Adams is dead.
Adams, who played for PSG from 1977 to 1979 and earned 22 caps for his adopted country, underwent knee surgery in 1982 but suffered cardiac arrest and brain damage due to anesthetic errors.
He was released from the hospital after 15 months and tended for by his wife Bernadette, but he lost consciousness.
PSG expressed their condolences in a statement, stating that Adams’ “joie de vivre, charisma, and experience demanded respect.”
Adams also made 145 appearances for Nice before moving to the city, having previously played 84 games for Nimes, his first club.
Nice will pay tribute to him on September 19 when they host Monaco at home.
“Our most heartfelt condolences to his loved ones and family,” Nimes added.