Vincent Cobos

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Vincent Cobos
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-03-04) March 4, 1965 (age 49)
Place of birth Strasbourg, France
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Strasbourg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1991 Strasbourg 227 (3)
1991–1993 Épinal 40 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Vincent Cobos (born 4 March 1965 in Strasbourg) is a retired French footballer who played as a defender.

Football career[edit]

For nine seasons, Cobos played professionally with hometown side RC Strasbourg, including two as captain, and made 227 league appearances, achieving Ligue 1 promotion in 1987–88, as champions.

He retired from the game at only 28, after two years with lowly SAS Épinal.

Personal/Post-retirement[edit]

  • Cobos' younger brother, José, was also a footballer and a defender. He too played for Strasbourg (five professional seasons), also representing four other clubs - namely OGC Nice - and the siblings shared teams from 1988–91.
  • After retiring, he worked with Canal+'s show Foot+.

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Preceded by
Léonard Specht
RC Strasbourg Captain
1989-1991
Succeeded by
Yvon Pouliquen