Kick Smit

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Kick Smit
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Smit in 1946
Personal information
Full name Johannes Chrishostomus Smit
Date of birth (1911-11-03)3 November 1911
Place of birth Bloemendaal, the Netherlands
Date of death 1 July 1974(1974-07-01) (aged 62)
Place of death Haarlem, the 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 Chrishostomus[3][4] "Kick" Smit (3 November 1911 – 1 July 1974)[5] was a Dutch football player. He earned 29 caps and scored 26 goals for the Netherlands national football team,[6] and played in the 1934 and 1938 World Cups.[7] He is the first Netherlands football player who scored a goal in a World Cup (27 May 1934 against Switzerland). During his club career, he played for HFC Haarlem.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delpher Kranten – Nieuwsblad van Friesland : Hepkema's courant 18-08-1950". kb.nl.
  2. ^ "Delpher Kranten – Het vrije volk : democratisch-socialistisch dagblad 26-03-1956". kb.nl.
  3. ^ "BS Geboorte met Johannes Chrishostomus Smit". Noord-Hollands Archief. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Familieberichten". De Telegraaf. Retrieved 15 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Delpher Kranten – Het vrije volk : democratisch-socialistisch dagblad 02-07-1974". kb.nl.
  6. ^ "Kick Smit – national football team player". Kick Smit – national football team player.
  7. ^ 1934 FIFA World Cup Italy Archived 13 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Kick Smit at Wikimedia Commons