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Ernst Jean-Joseph (11 June 1948 - 14 August 2020)

Haitian defender Jean-Joseph played against Italy in their the 1974
football World Cup opening game (after taking the lead they lost 3-1)
But things went badly wrong when he tested positive and was then
beaten up by Haitian officials and flown home terrified to Haiti then
under the rule of the brutal Duvalier dictatorship.
then the FIFA attache to the Haitian team told the press of what had
happened to Jean-Joseph and was fired.
(see links for more details)
whatever happened next, Ernst survived and returned to the Haitian side
winning his last cap in 1980.

Jean-Joseph was the first footballer to test positive at a World Cup and
since then only Willie Johnston (1978) and Diego Maradona (1994) have
failed drugs tests at a World Cup.

Haiti – The Dark Heart Of The 1974 World Cup
Haiti Horror
Ernst Jean-Joseph - Wikipedia
 

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Georg Volkert (1945 - 16 August 2020)

Volkert won the Bundesliga with Nuremberg in 1968. strangely they
were relegated the following year and he joined FC Zurich in 1969.
with Hamburg (1971-78) he won a Cup in '76 and scored in the 1977
Cup Winners Cup Final win over Anderlecht.
leaving Hamburg just before their most successful years he joined
Stuttgart, before a final season back at his first club Nuremburg
in 80-81.

Volkert played 410 Bundesliga games scoring 125 goals. his favoured
position was on the right side of attack.

he won 12 caps for West Germany, scoring both his international goals
on his debut.

Volkert later worked as general manager including at Nuremburg, Hamburg
and anarcho/lefty/punk/crusty faves St Pauli (1986-90) when they won
promotion in 1988.

Club, HSV und VfB trauern um Georg Volkert (short Kicker tribute)

Georg Volkert - German wiki
 

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Walter Lure
After finishing with playing with Johnny Thunders he gradually drifted out of
music in the 80's and worked in Wall Street as a stockbroker for a long time.
But after retiring he started touring again in recent years. Walter died of cancer.

EDIT: actually i stand corrected - it seems he never left rock n roll behind and
even in the 80's and 90's was doing a small amount of gigging and was on
board for any Heartbreakers reunion shows.
 
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I got to see him for the first time in a community hall type place in Naul for “The Good Life” tour. He was brilliant and absolutely lovely to talk to afterwards.
 

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