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Robert Jonquet

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Full nameRobert Jonquet
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9.2 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Robert Jonquet (3 May 1925 18 December 2008), was a French former football defender. He played the majority of his professional career for the club Stade de Reims, winning five French championships and appearing in two European Cup finals. He is considered as one of the best central defender of his time.

Nicknamed "The Hero of Highbury" after an outstanding individual performance against England in London in 1951, Jonquet was integral to the French national teams of the 1950s, playing at the World Cup finals of 1954 and 1958.

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