French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) lose one of the members in the coaching setup of the club’s hierarchy. Jose Soares, a a guard coach of the PSG N3 team died of heart attack on Thursday at the age of 66, after working with the team for 15 years. He suffered some discomfort while training with the senior team
He joined the Paris based club in 2004 as the goalkeeper coach of the N3 squad.
Very popular and well respected within the club , he was nicknamed “the Cat”.
“Born in Portugal in 1953, José will have irradiated all those who knew him with his smile, his enthusiasm, his immense passion for football and his unwavering commitment to Paris Saint-Germain” the members of his squad worte (roughly translated from French).
All the players of the all teams of the club will honor him during the weekend with armbands and a minute of silence before the kick off.
Le #PSG a perdu un de ses membres ce mercredi avec José Soares (entraîneur des gardiens en N3), victime d’une crise cardiaque. Tout ceux qui l’ont connu ne disaient que du bien de cet homme.
— Loïc Tanzi (@Tanziloic) September 5, 2019
Soares was a goalkeeper in his playing days and is fondly remembered by everyone who is acquainted to him.