Olivier Rouyer

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Olivier Rouyer
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Personal information
Date of birth (1955-12-01) 1 December 1955 (age 58)
Place of birth Nancy, France
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1981 AS Nancy 210 (73)
1974–1975 ECAC Chaumont (loan) 29 (3)
1981–1984 RC Strasbourg 77 (11)
1984–1986 Olympique Lyonnais 45 (10)
1986–1988 FCO Neudorf
1988–1990 FC Strasbourg K 06
National team
1976–1981 France 17 (2)
Teams managed
1991–1994 AS Nancy
1999 FC Sion
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Olivier Rouyer (born 1 December 1955 in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle) is a retired football striker from France. He earned seventeen international caps (two goals) for the French national team during the late 1970s and early 1980s. A player of AS Nancy, he was a member of the French team in the 1978 FIFA World Cup. He coached Nancy from 1991–1994.

Rouyer is gay, coming out after retiring as a player and coach.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cascarino, Tony (28 April 2003). "Is it time to open the closet?". London: The Times. Retrieved 12 August 2009. 
  2. ^ (French) "Olivier Rouyer, commentateur sportif et ex-footballeur, fait son coming-out". Têtu. 19 February 2008. Retrieved 12 August 2009. 
  3. ^ Gillon, Doug (18 February 2012). "Discrimination of any kind in sport must be stamped out". Glasgow: The Herald. Retrieved 2012-04-15.