Marius Bruat (27 June 1930 – 1 January 2020) was a French footballer who played midfielder.[1]

Marius Bruat
Personal information
Date of birth 27 June 1930
Place of birth Mulhouse, France
Date of death 1 January 2020(2020-01-01) (aged 89)
Place of death Colmar, France
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1956 FC Sochaux-Montbéliard
1956–1959 Toulouse FC
1959–1960 Red Star F.C.
1960–1961 FC Rouen
National team
1951 France B
1953 France
Teams managed
1976–1978 SR Colmar
1978–1983 AS Sundhoffen
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Bruat was recruited in 1950 to FC Sochaux-Montbéliard. He played for the French national team on 17 December 1953 in a World Cup qualifying match against Luxembourg.

In 1957, Lefèvre-Utile released a photo album of "French Football Champions", which featured Bruat.[2]

In 1964, he was a finalist in the Coupe de la Ligue as coach of RC Strasbourg Alsace. He served as head coach of SR Colmar from 1976 to 1978, and then AS Sundhoffen from 1978 to 1983.[3]

Marius Bruat died on 1 January 2020, at the age of 89.[4]


  1. ^ "Avis de décès de Monsieur Marius BRUAT". Libra Memoria (in French). 1 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Les Champions du Football Francais". IMAGIVORE (in French).
  3. ^ "France – Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". RSSSF.
  4. ^ "Carnet noir : Disparition de Marius Bruat". FC Sochaux-Montbéliard (in French). 4 January 2020.