Never Allowed Before? Stade de Reims Honors Raymond Kopa With Outstanding Act

Stade de Reims today honored their famous deceased player Raymond Kopa with a special kit in the Ligue 2 match against RC Lens. Raymond Kopa won four league titles with the French club and three European Cups (predecessor of the Champions League) with Real Madrid. He passed away earlier this week.


Stade de Reims Honors Raymond Kopa By Wearing His Name and Number in Ligue 2 Match

Here is the shirt every Stade de Reims player wore today.



To honor the famous number 9, every Stade de Reims player plays today's Ligue 2 match against RC Lens with the name and the number of the French footballer, thanks to a special permit of the league. The shirt also comes with the inscription " À Notre Légende Raymond Kopa" and the date of the match.



The special Stade de Reims jersey to honor Raymond Kopa is apart from aboves customizations the same as the regular home jersey, made by iconic brand Hungaria.



What do you think of this special act? Has something similar be allowed before in an official match? Let us know in the comments below.