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Montpellier football club founder Nicollin dies on 74th birthday

Montpellier (France) (AFP) – French industrialist Louis Nicollin, the iconic president of Montpellier and the Ligue 1 side’s founding father, died Thursday as he celebrated his 74th birthday, the club announced on Twitter. “It’s with immense sadness that we have learnt of the death of of our president Louis Nicollin,” tweeted the club. Nicollin had fallen ill at a family dinner and died later in hospital.
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