Clément Pinault

Clément Pinault
Personal information
Full name Clément Pinault
Date of birth (1985-02-04)4 February 1985
Place of birth Grasse, France
Date of death 22 January 2009(2009-01-22) (aged 23)
Place of death Clermont, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
2000–2004 Le Mans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2008 Le Mans 10 (0)
2006–2007Angers (loan) 26 (0)
2008–2009 Clermont Foot 9 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Clément Pinault (4 February 1985 in Grasse, Alpes-Maritimes – 22 January 2009) was a French football defender who last played for Clermont Foot.


Pinault began his career by Le Mans UC72, he moved than on loan to Angers SCO after signing from Le Mans UC72 in the summer of 2006. Pinault joined Clermont from Ligue 1 side Le Mans in June 2008.


He was the brother of footballer Thomas Pinault, who currently plays for RC Grasse in France.


He died on 22 January 2009 four days after suffering a heart attack. Pinault was taken to hospital on 18 January after collapsing at his home and was in an artificial coma until his death.

Defender Pinault played for Clermont two days before his heart attack, a 2–0 Ligue 2 win over Brest, and recent health checks did not suggest any heart problems.[1]


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