On Monday afternoon, the international French defender Jean Pierre Adams passed away at the age of 73, leaving the football world in shock as fans were very sad and disappointed with this news coming out all over. Pierre Adams was seen spending 39 years in a coma after he had undergone a knee operation at Lyon Hospital, France.
The operation didn’t go successfully as there was an anaesthesia error during the entire operation. He was suffering a knee injury since 1982, aged 34 with a knee operation to be done immediately by the doctors in Lyon. It is now confirmed that he passed away at Nimes University Hospital sadly.
ESPN as well confirmed the news of Jean Pierre Adams passing away “ Former France and PSG defender Jean-Pierre Adams has died at the age of 73, after being in a coma for the past 39 years.”
Former France and PSG defender Jean-Pierre Adams has died at the age of 73, after being in a coma for the past 39 years.
In 1982, Adams was administered a near-fatal dose of anaesthetic ahead of a routine knee operation and never regained consciousness.
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) September 6, 2021
Pierre Adams, in the year 1982, was administered a near-fatal dose after there was an anaesthetic error during his knee operation which leads to suffering a lot of pain and anxiety, as he spends 34 years in a coma.
He was born in 1948 in Senegal. French Newspaper L’Equipe confirmed the news that he lost his fight after a critical operation that took place 33 years back ago.
Adams played as a centre back for Nimes, OGC Nice and PSG as well. He also earned 22 appearances for the France International team, before he was forced to do some minor surgeries for safety concerns.
In his old days, he was proved to be a good defender for France. He was suffering from a coma as his condition hadn’t changed for better or worse since then until the news that he had finally succumbed and passed away.