French Ligue 1 club Reims were on Sunday in mourning for long-serving club doctor Bernard Gonzalez who committed suicide after being diagnosed with coronavirus, sources confirmed. “Devastated, Reims cries for Bernard Gonzalez,” mentioned an announcement released by the Ligue 1 club. “No longer correct the club nonetheless furthermore hundreds of guys and ladies in Reims.” Contacted by AFP, Reims mayor Arnaud Robinet mentioned he had been made awake about the suicide of the 60-year-extinct, who had labored at the club for over 20 years, by the native prefecture.
“I became told Physician Gonzalez had left a present in which he mentioned that he had examined certain for COVID-19.”
A scientific source furthermore confirmed to AFP the existence of this letter nonetheless added that the doctor had seemed “to be in lawful form two days previously”.
“I’m jumpy by his loss of life because he became any individual I had known for quite loads of years,” mentioned Robinet.
“No most interesting became he the club doctor, nonetheless he became furthermore the GP of many people in Reims. He became known for his human and official qualities.
“He’ll be uncared for by the soccer family and all these in Reims who met him.”
Reims club president Jean-Pierre Caillot mentioned he became “paralyzed” by the news.
“This pandemic has struck Reims in the coronary heart. A enormous personality and huge official of the sport has left us,” mentioned Caillot.
Bigger than 8,000 of us glean died from the coronavirus in France.