Tributes have poured in following the passing of France and Stade Français great Christophe Dominici, who died suddenly at the age of 48.
— Ben Ryan (@benjaminryan) November 24, 2020
— John Smit (@JohnSmit123) November 24, 2020
An unforgettable @FranceRugby moment 🇫🇷
Christophe Dominici was instrumental in France’s 43–31 win v New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup 1999 semi-final.
He will live long in the hearts of rugby fans around the world.
Rest In Peace, Christophe Dominici 💙 pic.twitter.com/08omKFcMbq
— Rugby World Cup (@rugbyworldcup) November 24, 2020
A legend of @FranceRugby and an all-time great of the game 🇫🇷
Rest In Peace, Christophe Dominici 🙏 pic.twitter.com/ByVRkoA2mt
— World Rugby (@WorldRugby) November 24, 2020
This is such sad news 💔 a legend who gave so much to the game of rugby.
Condolences to his family, loved ones and the French rugby community.
Rest In Peace Domi 🙏🏽 https://t.co/o4eSaMQKTg
— Bryan Habana (@BryanHabana) November 24, 2020
Such sad news,a magician on the field,my deepest condolences to Dominici’s family and friends,and the French Rugby freternity,thanks for the memories,you certainly put the flair into that French team #RIPChristopheDominici pic.twitter.com/bLQ4szN8Qy
— Breyton Paulse (@BreytonPaulse) November 24, 2020
Very sad to hear of the sudden passing of Christophe Dominici. A French player full of flair with huge success throughout his career. May he RIP.
— Brian O’Driscoll (@BrianODriscoll) November 24, 2020
Small in stature but a titan on the field, Christophe Dominici we will never forget you.
Rest In Peace dear friend. 🖤🇫🇷 https://t.co/Ix7orU1jDi
— All Blacks (@AllBlacks) November 24, 2020
All of our thoughts are with the family and friends of Christophe Dominici at this incredibly sad time.
— England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) November 24, 2020
Had the privilege of playing against the @FranceRugby legend Christophe Dominici on many occasions. Such sad news to hear of his passing! 😔 Thoughts and prayers with his family and friends. RIP 🙏🏽😢 pic.twitter.com/3heMfhkwtk
— Jason Robinson OBE (@Jason15Robinson) November 24, 2020
— mike tindall (@miketindall13) November 24, 2020
Deeply saddened to hear of Christophe Dominici’s passing. He was a star of 1999 @rugbyworldcup scoring a brilliant try in that thrilling semi-final & you had the feeling that something special would happen every time he took to the field. My condolances are with his family
— Sir Bill Beaumont (@BillBeaumont) November 24, 2020
Everyone in Irish Rugby is thinking of our friends in @FranceRugby following the desperately sad news of Christophe Dominici’s passing.
We’re thinking particularly of Christophe’s family, friends and former team-mates at this sad time. May he rest in peace. 🇫🇷 pic.twitter.com/AiCMTqurm9
— Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby) November 24, 2020
La mort de Christophe Dominici est terriblement triste. On pense à toute ses proches. Le monde du sport a perdu une véritable légende
— Jonny Wilkinson (@JonnyWilkinson) November 24, 2020
— Springboks (@Springboks) November 24, 2020
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