Olivier Rouyer

Olivier Rouyer
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-12-01) 1 December 1955
Place of birth Nancy, France
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1981 Nancy 210 (73)
1974–1975ECAC Chaumont (loan) 29 (3)
1981–1984 Strasbourg 77 (11)
1984–1986 Lyon 45 (10)
1986–1988 FCO Neudorf
1988–1990 FC Strasbourg K 06
National team
1976–1981 France 17 (2)
Teams managed
1991–1994 Nancy
1999 FC Sion

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Olivier Rouyer (born 1 December 1955 in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle) is a retired football striker from France. He earned seventeen international caps (two goals) for the French national team during the late 1970s and early 1980s. A player of AS Nancy, he was a member of the French team in the 1978 FIFA World Cup. He coached Nancy from 1991–1994.

Rouyer is gay, coming out after retiring as a player and coach.[1][2][3]

See also


  1. Cascarino, Tony (28 April 2003). "Is it time to open the closet?". London: The Times. Retrieved 12 August 2009.
  2. "Olivier Rouyer, commentateur sportif et ex-footballeur, fait son coming-out" (in French). Têtu. 19 February 2008. Retrieved 12 August 2009.
  3. Gillon, Doug (18 February 2012). "Discrimination of any kind in sport must be stamped out". Glasgow: The Herald. Retrieved 2012-04-15.
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