"For our generation, Michel Hidalgo was a guide"

Winner of Euro 1984 with the Blues and part of the French team led by Michel Hidalgo, Maxime Bossis remembers an open, generous and incredibly kind coach.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = " Maxime, what did you feel when you learned of the death of Michel Hidalgo & nbsp;? & Nbsp; Maxime Bossis: & nbsp; I feel a lot of sadness even if I expected somewhere this news because he had been ill for some time already. We went to see him with a few players of my generation in Marseille about two months ago. He was diminished. For me and my generation, Michel Hidalgo was a guide who left and his kindness was matched only by his talent and skills. He trusted us, whether in fabulous moments, or others full of suffering. We had fabulous moments with him. "Data-reactid =" 24 "> Maxime, how did you feel when you learned of the death of Michel Hidalgo? Maxime Bossis: I am very sad even if I expected this news somewhere because he had been ill for some time now. We went to see him with a few players of my generation in Marseille about two months ago. He was diminished. For me and my generation, Michel Hidalgo was a guide who left and his kindness was matched only by his talent and skills. He trusted us, whether in fabulous moments, or others full of suffering. We had fabulous moments with him.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = " Did he keep in touch with his former players & nbsp ;? Yes, we saw each other regularly with Platini, Tigana, Rocheteau, Bats and other players of our generation. We crossed paths with the Blues' matches at the Stade de France. We had a strong bond even if we didn't see each other for several months. This link was never broken. "Data-reactid =" 25 "> Had he kept in touch with his former players? Yes, we saw each other regularly with Platini, Tigana, Rocheteau, Bats and other players of our generation. We crossed paths with the Blues' matches at the Stade de France. We had a strong bond even if we didn't see each other for several months. This link has never been broken.

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