Léopold Anoul

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Pol Anoul
Personal information
Full name Léopold René Jean Victor Anoul
Date of birth (1922-08-19)19 August 1922
Place of birth Saint-Nicolas, Liège, Belgium
Date of death 5 February 1990(1990-02-05) (aged 67)
Place of death Liege, Belgium
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1939–1942 Saint-Nicolas FC ? (?)
1942–1957 RFC Liège 361 (134)
1957–1960 Standard Liège 38 (6)
Total 399 (140)
National team
1947–1954 Belgium 48 (20)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Léopold "Pol" Anoul (19 August 1922 – 11 February 1990) was a Belgian footballer.

During his club career he played for Royal FC Liegeois (1942–1957) and Standard Liège (1957–1960). From 1947 to 1954, he earned 48 caps and scored 20 goals for the Belgium national football team, including 3 goals in the 1954 FIFA World Cup.[1]

His nickname was "l'homme de Colombes" (the man from Colombes) after a wonderful goal he scored for Belgium against France in the stadium of Colombes near Paris.