Georges Grün

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Georges Grün
Personal information
Full name Georges Serge Grun
Date of birth (1962-01-25) 25 January 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth Schaerbeek, Belgium
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1990 Anderlecht 212 (27)
1990–1994 Parma 109 (9)
1994–1996 Anderlecht 46 (4)
1996–1997 Reggiana 22 (0)
Total 389 (40)
National team
1984–1995 Belgium 77 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Georges Serge Grün (born 25 January 1962, in Schaerbeek, Belgium) is a former Belgian football defender and is now a TV presenter for the UEFA Champions League matches at RTL TVI.

Grün made his international debut against Yugoslavia on 13 June 1984, scoring on his debut. He is most famous in his home country for scoring the away goal that qualified Belgium at the expense of their neighbours Netherlands in the 1986 World Cup qualifying rounds. Belgium would go on to a very respectable 4th place finish. He played in three FIFA World Cups for the Belgium national football team (1986 World Cup, 1990 and 1994). He made his World Cup debut against Mexico on 3 June 1986. Grün is the sixth most capped player for Belgium with 77 caps. On the club level, he played for R.S.C. Anderlecht, Parma A.C. and Reggiana.

Honours[edit]

RSC Anderlecht

Jupiler League: 1985, 1986, 1987

Belgian Cup: 1988, 1989

Belgian Super Cup: 1985, 1987

UEFA Cup: 1983

Parma AC

Coppa Italia: 1992

UEFA Cup Winners Cup: 1993

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