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Eugène Saccomano (23 September 1936 – 7 October 2019) was a French radio journalist and non-fiction author.

Eugène Saccomano
Born(1936-09-23)23 September 1936
Died7 October 2019(2019-10-07) (aged 83)
Suresnes, France
NationalityFrench
OccupationJournalist, author

BiographyEdit

Eugène Saccomano was born on 23 September 1936 in Marseille, southern France.[1]

Saccomano started his career as a journalist for Le Provençal.[1] In 1959, he published Bandits à Marseille, a book about thugs in Marseille.[1][2] The book was adapted into the 1970 film Borsalino starring Alain Delon and Jean-Paul Belmondo.[2]

He became a radio journalist for Europe 1 in 1970. He focused on sports, especially football. In 2001, he joined RTL, another radio station. In 2012, he joined Sport365, a sports TV channel. He wrote his autobiography, Je refais le match, in 2005.[1]

BibliographyEdit

  • Bandits à Marseille (Omnibus, 1959).
  • Berlusconi, le dossier vérité (Éditions no 1, 1994).
  • Goncourt 1932 (Paris: Flammarion, 1999).
  • Je refais le match (Paris: Plon, 2005).
  • Les Stars de l'euro 2008 (Éditions Numéro 1, 2008).
  • Une romance marseillaise (Buchet Chastel, 2009).
  • Les stars de la Coupe du Monde 2010 (Éditions Numéro 1, 2010).
  • Le roman noir des Bleus (Éditions de la Martinière, 2010).
  • Céline coupé en deux (Le Castor astral, 2013).

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