Roger Bocquet

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Roger Bocquet
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Roger Bocquet, May 1954
Personal information
Full name Roger Bocquet
Date of birth (1921-04-09)April 9, 1921
Place of birth Geneva, Switzerland
Date of death March 10, 1994(1994-03-10) (aged 72)
Place of death Geneva, Switzerland
Playing position Defender
National team

Roger Bocquet (9 April 1921 – 10 March 1994)[1] was a Swiss footballer during the 1940s and 1950s. He played as a half-back and was a participant at the 1950 FIFA World Cup and 1954 FIFA World Cup. He insisted on playing during the 1954 World Cup (and played all four matches) despite suffering from a brain tumour. He was later operated on and recovered.

Bocquet won 48 caps for Switzerland in total and scored 2 goals. He played his club football for the Lausanne Sports Club.

He died in March 1994.