Christophe Dominici, former international of the French rugby team, was found dead on Tuesday, November 24, in the park of Saint-Cloud, near Paris, according to AFP.

The former Stade Français winger, who was 48, climbed onto the roof of a disused building in the park in the early afternoon before jumping, said a police source.

According to a judicial source, a witness saw the former player fall from 10 meters.

An investigation to search for the causes of death was opened by the Nanterre public prosecutor's office (Paris region).

Nicknamed "Domi", he wore the jersey of the XV of France 67 times.

Five times champion of France with Stade Français, he ended his career in 2008, then trying a brief experience as a coach before becoming a radio and TV consultant.

At 48, the man nicknamed "Domi" leaves behind a world of rugby saddened by his loss, but above all this magical memory of a decisive try against the All Blacks in the semifinals of the 1999 World Cup. .

With AFP and Reuters

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