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 Marcel SALVA 1944-1950 
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Name: Marcel Salva


Country: :ALG: Algeria (played also 13 games for France)
Club: Racing Club de Paris
Position: *CB, SB
Side: LF/LS
Age: 22-28 years (01/10/1922)

Height: 183 cm
Weight: 78 kg

Attack: 59
Defence: 89
Balance: 85
Stamina: 78
Top Speed: 77
Acceleration: 75
Response: 82
Agility: 74
Dribble Accuracy: 77
Dribble Speed: 72
Short Pass Accuracy: 78
Short Pass Speed: 73
Long Pass Accuracy: 76
Long Pass Speed: 75
Shot Accuracy: 62
Shot Power: 79
Shot Technique: 65
Free Kick Accuracy: 59
Curling: 61
Header: 86
Jump: 84
Technique: 78
Aggression: 57
Mentality: 81
Keeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 81

Injury Tolerance: B
Condition/Fitness: 6
Weak Foot Accuracy: 5
Weak Foot Frequency: 4
Consistency: 6
Growth Type: Standard Lasting

S07 Man Marking
S09 Covering

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Marking - Covering

Attack / Defence Awareness Card: Defence Minded


One of the best ever African defenders. Marcel was very important figure in RCF team, mainly a left back in old system, very skillful and intellgent, sober, efficient, athletic with very intelligent interventions and elegant mainly focusing on defensive tasks. He had excellent sense of positioning and heading abilities but also good technique. From the age of twelve, he signed with the colors red and blue FC Rochambeau, modest club of Bab-el-Oued, and in 1937, he signed for the ASSE, leading club championship Algiers. Under the guidance of his coach Paul Baron Marcel progressing quickly enough to be his called, at 17, in selection of Algiers. In 1942, mobilized, it evolves on Sunday with the ASSE. He is Champion of Algiers in 1943 and 1944. In the Air Force team, finds his friend Salva of the ASSE, Peter Landi, Jasseron Lucien and Jean-Claude Samuel's RUA, Pierre Ponsetti Red Star of Algiers and Oran's Andre Philippot. This gathering of stars "black feet" allows the team to shine in French Inter-Allied Games, held in Naples in 1944. Paul Baron new coach of Racing Club de Paris uses these players FFN and won the Coupe de France! He made ​​his first appearance (followed by five others) in the Equipe de France against Austria, before 55 000 spectators. After the war, Salva pocketed in 1949 one second Coupe de France the following year, he failed in the final against Stade de Reims. Seven selections are added to his tally. He returns home crowned with a magnificent career but contrary to all predictions, he signed with the archrival of the Gallia Sports Alger (GSA). At the head of Gallistes, Captain and player-coach, won three championships Marcel League of Algiers in 1954, 1955 and 1958 and won the Algeria Cup in 1958. IN 1959, he decided to "give way to young" but football in AVAT not finished with him. He became the coach of "red and blue". Marcel died in 2005.

Stop the PSD copycats...

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