Victor Mees

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Victor Mees
Personal information
Date of birth (1927-01-26)26 January 1927
Place of birth Schoten, Belgium
Date of death 11 November 2012(2012-11-11) (aged 85)
Place of death , Belgium
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1944–1964 Royal Antwerp 555 (36)
National team
1949–1960 Belgium 68 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Victor Mees (26 January 1927 – 11 November 2012), nicknamed Vic or Vicky, was a Belgian footballer who played all of his career at Royal Antwerp.[1]

Club career[edit]

Mees was born in Antwerp. He made his first team debut at the age of 17, just after World War II. Mees, who had become a leader of the team, won its first Championship title in 1957, having won the Belgian Cup two years before.

International career[edit]

Known as a gentleman footballer, Mees was at the time a pillar of the national team. In total, Mees made 68 appearances and he played in the 1954 World Cup.

Honours[edit]

He won the Belgian Golden Shoe in 1956 while at Antwerp. In 2002, he was voted Antwerp player of the century.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vic Mees, Soulier d'Or 1956 et Diable Rouge à 68 reprises, est mort" (in French). rtl.be. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  2. ^ Ex-Rode Duivel Vic Mees (85) overleden - Gazet van Antwerpen (Dutch)

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