His personality had seduced beyond the strict circle of football fans on Twitter and Twitch.

Philousports, an emblematic figure of social networks, died at 49, announced his communication agency on Saturday evening.

He had severe myopathy. 

To all of you pic.twitter.com/5MeXK91Kpp

- Philou (@philousports) June 18, 2021

Philousports started his career on Twitter by creating gifs from football matches.

His humor and his sense of offbeat commentary had made him one of the pioneers of the social network in France.

Moved reactions

Heavily disabled, having to move in a wheelchair and having undergone a tracheotomy, Philousports had also attracted the sympathy of his many followers with his good humor and benevolence.

The reactions to the announcement of his death are numerous and paint the portrait, rare, of a twitto unanimously appreciated.

Friday, Philousports had moved its fans in an interview with Brut: “What touches me is the people who tell you that you are useful for something.

You are not useless.

That's what I want to be, when I'm no longer there. "

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The history of Philousports

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