Odilon Polleunis

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Odilon Polleunis
Personal information
Date of birth (1943-05-01) 1 May 1943 (age 70)
Place of birth Sint-Truiden, Belgium
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1962–1973 Sint-Truidense VV
1973–1976 R.W.D. Molenbeek
1976–1977 K.S.K. Tongeren
National team
1968–1975 Belgium 22 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Odilon Polleunis (born 1 May 1943), nicknamed Lon, was a Belgian football player who won the Belgian Golden Shoe in 1968 while at Sint-Truiden. He played 22 matches and scored 10 goals for the national team between 1968 and 1975, starting in a 1-2 friendly win against the Netherlands on 7 April 1968. Polleunis scoring on his debut and the first of his 7 goals in his first 5 Internationals, including a hat-trick against Finland and two against Yugoslavia in World Cup qualifiers in October 1968. At the Mexico World Cup in 1970 Polleunis came on as sub in Belgium's win against El Salvador and started against Mexico in the third game replacing Raoul Lambert. In the mid-1970s, "Lon" moved to RWDM.

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