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Henri Biancheri (30 July 1932 – 1 December 2019) was a French association football player and sports executive. He played midfielder for 14 seasons including seven at AS Monaco FC where he was a member of two Ligue 1 championship squads and twice a winner of the Coupe de France. He also earned two caps with the French national team in 1960.

Henri Biancheri
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Personal information
Date of birth (1932-07-30)30 July 1932
Place of birth Marseille, France
Date of death 1 December 2019(2019-12-01) (aged 87)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1954 FC Sochaux
1954–1957 Angers SCO
1957–1964 AS Monaco 224 (18)
1964–1966 RC Paris
National team
1960 France 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

After he retired as a player, he became a commercial director at Adidas from 1966 to 1986, and then technical director at Monaco until 2005. He left Monaco to work in recruiting for Olympique de Marseille.[1]

Later in life, he became a naturalized citizen of Monaco and retired there after he left Marseille.[2] He died on 1 December 2019 at the age of 87.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ancien joueur et directeur sportif de Monaco, Henri Biancheri est mort". L’Equipe (in French). 1 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Disparition D'Henri Biancheri, Ancien Dirigeant Emblématique de Monaco". Le Figaro (in French). 1 December 2019.