Henri Dirickx

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Henri Dirickx
Personal information
Date of birth 7 July 1927
Place of birth Duffel, Belgium
Date of death 4 July 2018(2018-07-04) (aged 90)
Place of death Duffel, Belgium
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1962 Union Saint-Gilloise
1962–1967 Racing Jette
1967–1969 Ixelles
National team
1952–1960 Belgium 30 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Henri Dirickx (correctly spelled Diricx) (7 July 1927 – 4 July 2018) was a Belgian international footballer, who played as a defender.


Born in Duffel, Begium Henri Dirickx played club football for Union Saint-Gilloise, Racing Jette and Ixelles. He earned a total of 30 caps for Belgium between 1952 and 1960,[1] and participated at the 1954 FIFA World Cup.[2] Dirickx died on 4 July 2018, three days shy of his 91st birthday.[3]


  1. ^ "Henri Dirickx". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  2. ^ Henri DirickxFIFA competition record (archive)
  3. ^ "Décès à 90 ans d'Henri Diricx, ancien Diable et défenseur de l'Union Saint-Gilloise" (in French). RTBF. 4 July 2018. Retrieved 4 July 2018.