'I cried for days' Frederic Frans relives the time he spoke at liquidated Lierse’s funeral

After 112 years of history, Frederic Frans was entrusted with the final words.

Along with 10,000 fellow mourners, the captain struggled to hold back tears.

It was the funeral of Lierse SK, the club at which he had spent 22 of the 29 years of his life.

Frans hadn’t just lost his job or his livelihood. It felt like part of his heart had been cut out.

Yet somehow he held himself together for a speech that he’ll never forget.

The Belgian centre-back, formerly of...
source: Daily Record

2018-07-22 10:05
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