Jean Nicolas

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Jean Nicolas
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Personal information
Full name Jean Edouard Marie Nicolas
Date of birth 9 June 1913
Place of birth Nanterre, France
Date of death 8 September 1978(1978-09-08) (aged 65)
Place of death Paris, France
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Rouen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1939 Rouen 164 (193)
National team
1933–1938 France 25 (21)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jean Edouard Marie Nicolas (9 June 1913 – 8 September 1978) was a French international footballer who played as a striker.

Born in Nanterre, Nicolas played club football for FC Rouen, and appeared in the 1934 and 1938 World Cup squads for France, and scored two goals in the 1938 edition of the tournament.

He scored a total of 21 goals in 25 international games between 1933 and 1938, making him the twelfth-highest goalscorer for France.

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