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Gérard Soler

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Gérard Soler (born 29 March 1954 in Oujda, Morocco) is a former French-Moroccan footballer, who played as a forward or attacking midfielder. He is of Catalan descent, Soler being a Catalan surname. He played from 1972 until 1988, for Sochaux, Monaco, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Strasbourg, Bastia, Lille, Rennes and Orléans, where he retired. He briefly worked as a coach at St-Étienne in 2000.

Soler represented France at the 1982 World Cup, scoring their goal in a 3-1 defeat to England in Bilbao. He was the only player to score against England in the tournament. In total, Soler won 16 caps for France between November 16, 1974 and May 31, 1983, scoring four goals.

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