Dominique Colonna (4 September 1928 – 12 September 2023) was a French footballer known for his skills as a goalkeeper.


Early Life and Career

Born on 4 September 1928, Dominique Colonna embarked on a football career that would see him become one of the renowned goalkeepers in the French football history.

Clubs and Achievements


During his time with Nice, Colonna helped the team secure the French championship in 1956.


Colonna later moved to Reims, where he had a highly successful stint. While playing for Reims, he won multiple titles:

  • French championship: 1958, 1960, 1962
  • Coupe de France: 1958
  • Trophée des champions: 1958
  • European Cup: Runner-up in 1959


Colonna died in Corte on 12 September 2023, at the age of 95.


Dominique Colonna’s legacy in the world of football, particularly as a goalkeeper, is marked by his numerous championships and awards. His contributions to clubs like Nice and Reims have made him a standout figure in French football history.