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SBD Global/June 18, 2012/Media
Legendary French Broadcaster Thierry Roland Passes Away
Published June 18, 2012
REACTIONS: UEFA President Michel Platini said, "It was the voice of football for millions of people and he was my friend." France national team coach Laurent Blanc spoke on behalf of the team and said, "We present our condolences to the family of Thierry Roland, a lover of the sport that disappears. It really touched us." French President Francois Hollande said, "The world of sports and football loses one of its most popular and fierce supporters" (LE FIGARO, 6/16).