François Devries

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Frans De Vries
Personal information
Date of birth (1913-08-21)21 August 1913
Place of birth Antwerp, Belgium
Date of death 17 February 1972(1972-02-17) (aged 58)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1924–1929 Royal Antwerp FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929–1941 Royal Antwerp FC 222 (59)
1941–1952 RCS La Forestoise
National team
1934–1938 Belgium 7 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

François De Vries or Devries, also named Sooi or Frans (born 21 August 1913 in Antwerp — died 17 February 1972) was a Belgian footballer.


He played for Royal Antwerp FC as a striker.[1] He played with the Belgium team[2] at the World Cup in 1934 where he made his international debut.[3]



  1. ^ Player page on the site of
  2. ^ Player caps at the site of the URBSFA Archived 25 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Player page at the site of