Kick Smit

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Kick Smit
Zwitserse doelman in actie, Nederland-Zwitserland (2-3), WK 1934.jpg
Smit (right), World Cup 1934
Personal information
Full name Johannes Chrishostomos Smit
Date of birth (1911-11-03)3 November 1911
Place of birth Bloemendaal, Netherlands
Date of death 1 July 1974(1974-07-01) (aged 62)
Place of death Haarlem, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
HFC Haarlem
National team
1934–1946 Netherlands 29 (26)
Teams managed
1950–1956 HFC Haarlem[1][2]
1956–1958 AZ '54
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Johannes Chrishostomos "Kick" Smit (3 November 1911, Bloemendaal, North Holland – 1 July 1974, Haarlem)[3] was a Dutch football player. He earned 29 caps and scored 26 goals for the Netherlands national football team,[4] and played in the 1934 and 1938 World Cups.[5] He is first Netherlands football player who scored a goal in a World Cup (27.05.1934 against Switzerland). During his club career, he played for HFC Haarlem.


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