Jean-Paul Bertrand-Demanes

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Jean-Paul Bertrand-Demanes
Personal information
Full name Jean-Paul Bertrand-Demanes
Date of birth (1952-05-13) 13 May 1952 (age 67)
Place of birth Casablanca, Morocco
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1987 Nantes 532 (0)
National team
1973–1978 France 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jean-Paul Bertrand-Demanes (born 13 May 1952) is a former football goalkeeper, who earned eleven international caps for the French national team during the 1970s and was part of the French team in the 1978 FIFA World Cup. Professionally Bertrand-Demanes spent his whole career with FC Nantes (1969–1987).

During the 1978 World Cup he played in the matches against Italy and Argentina, but was injured in the latter match after he crashed his spine against a goalpost and had to be substituted.[citation needed] He never played for France again.

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