Premier League: ‘Million Pound Player’ Trevor Francis dies in Spain

Ex-football player Trevor Franciswinner of a European Cup with Nottingham Forest and an international cup with the England national team, He died in Spain at the age of 69 of a heart attack, According to what his family reported on Monday.

“It was a huge ‘shock’ for everyone. We are very sad. He was a legendary footballer, “But he is also a very kind person,” his relatives said in a statement.

It was a huge “shock” for everyone. We are very sad. He was a legendary footballer.”

English striker He became the first player in the UK Transfer from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest in 1979, It exceeded one million pounds (1.15 million euros at the current exchange rate).

At Forest, he was part of a legendary team that dominated European football in the late 1970s, winning the European Cup twice. In the finals against Malmö (1979) – where he scored the winning goal – and Hamburg (1980).

Likewise, he wore the England national team shirt in 52 matches, in which he scored 12 goals. He was also a member of Italian club Sampdoria and Atalanta.

After retiring, he started his career as a coach and coach He directed, among others, Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham City.

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