Leen Vente

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Leen Vente
Leen Vente.jpg
Personal information
Full name Leendert Roelof Jan Vente
Date of birth May 14, 1911
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Date of death November 9, 1989(1989-11-09) (aged 78)
Playing position striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1933–1935 Neptunus ?? (?)
1936–1940 Feyenoord 82 (65)
National team
1933–1940 Netherlands 21 (19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Leendert Roelof Jan "Leen" Vente (14 May 1911 – 9 November 1989) was a Dutch footballer born in Rotterdam. He earned 21 caps and scored 19 goals for the Netherlands national football team, and played in the 1934 and 1938 World Cups.[1]

During his club career, Vente played for Feyenoord Rotterdam. He was one of the players that participated in the opening match of stadium De Kuip in 1937. Feyenoord played Beerschot and won 5-2. Vente scored the first ever goal in the stadium.

References[edit]