Patrice Rio

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Patrice Rio
Personal information
Full name Patrice Rio
Date of birth (1948-08-15) August 15, 1948 (age 68)
Place of birth Le Petit-Quevilly, Seine-Maritime, France
Playing position Defender
Youth career
FC Rouen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1970 FC Rouen 33 (0)
1970–1984 Nantes 436 (20)
1984–1987 Rennes 72 (8)
Total 541 (28)
National team
1976–1978 France 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Patrice Rio (born August 15, 1948 in Le Petit-Quevilly, Seine-Maritime) is a retired football defender from France, who obtained a total number of 17 international caps for the France national football team in the 1970s. Playing for FC Nantes (1970–1984) he was a member of the French squad that competed at the 1978 FIFA World Cup. His father, Roger, was also a French international footballer.[1]



  1. ^ "World Cup Trivia - Fathers, Sons and Brothers, Uncles and Nephews". RSSSF. 2 October 2014. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015.