This is reported by France Press with reference to the family. Fontaine is a French soccer legend. He holds the record for the number of goals scored in a World Cup. At the 1958 World Cup, he was able to hit opponents’ gates 13 times.
He played for the French national team from 1953 to 1960. In the 21st match, he became the author of 30 goals.
Fontaine played for Nice and Reims, winning the French title four times. At home, the footballer was awarded the highest state award in France – the Order of the Legion of Honor.