Stade de Reims doctor Bernard Gonzalez dies after contracting coronavirus

07 Avril, 2020, 03:22 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • Medical staff push a gurney carrying a patient infected with COVID-19 after being taken off a train that left Paris' Gare d'Austerlitz earlier in the day and arriving at Quimper railway station in western France.- AFP

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.

Gonzalez, who was 60 years of age at the time of his death, took his life after testing positive to the novel coronavirus and left a note for his wife, who is reportedly also positive. "He is my personal doctor, and today all my thoughts, those of the club where he will remain a strong figure, go to his wife and his parents".

He left a detailed suicide note explaining that he took his own life because he was suffering from coronavirus.

An individual inside the club has told the outlet that he was not even aware that Gonzalez had contracted COVID-19: "I spoke to him last week and he never brought it up".

"Words fail me, I am stunned, prostrate before this news", president Caillot said.

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We, at Soccer Laduma, send our condolences to Dr Gonzales' family, friends and everyone at Stade Reims. "A great personality and great professional of the sport has left us", said Caillot according to AFP.

"He was with the club for more than 20 years and carried out his job with the utmost professionalism, in a passionate and even selfless manner".

Besides being the club doctor, Gonzalez was also a renowned GP in the city of Reims. He is a precise doctor in his missions and an artist by his passions.

"Not just the club but also hundreds of men and women in Reims".



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