Jacques Mairesse

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Jacques Mairesse
Personal information
Full name Jacques Mairesse
Date of birth (1905-02-27)February 27, 1905
Place of birth France
Date of death June 13, 1940(1940-06-13) (aged 35)
Playing position Defender
National team

Jacques Mairesse (27 February 1905 in Paris – 13 June 1940) was a French association footballer. He played for FC Sète, Red Star, and RC Strasbourg, and earned 6 caps for the France national football team, and played in the 1934 FIFA World Cup finals.[1] Mobilized in 1940, he was taken prisoner. He tried to escape from his captors but he fell riddled with bullets, in Véron on 15 June 1940. His posthumous son was Jacques Mairesse, the economist.


  1. ^ Jacques MairesseFIFA competition record