Marcel Langiller

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Marcel Langiller
Personal information
Date of birth 2 June 1908
Place of birth Charenton-le-Pont, France
Date of death 28 December 1980(1980-12-28) (aged 72)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
–1928 CA Paris
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928–1933 Excelsior Roubaix
1933–1934 Red Star
1934–1936 Saint-Étienne
1936–1938 CA Paris
National team
1927–1937 France 30 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Marcel Langiller (2 June 1908 in Charenton-le-Pont, Val-de-Marne – 28 December 1980) was a French footballer and is an Olympian. He played in a striker role, and was nicknamed "La Caille".

Career[edit]

During his career, Langiller played before 1928 for CA Paris, Excelsior Athlétic Club de Roubaix (1928–1933), Red Star (1934–1936), AS Saint-Étienne (1935–1937) and CA Paris (1936–1938). He won two Coupe de France in 1928 and 1933.

For the France national football team he received 30 international caps, with 7 goals scored, and participated in the first edition of FIFA World Cup in 1930. He has the honour of the first assist in a World Cup.

1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympic Games[edit]

He played on the French team sent to the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympics.[1]

International goals[edit]

France's goal tally first

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 17 May 1928 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, France  England 1–0 1–5 Friendly
2. 13 June 1930 Estadio Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay  Mexico 2–0 4–1 1930 FIFA World Cup
3. 15 February 1931 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, France  Czechoslovakia 1–1 1–2 Friendly
4. 14 May 1931 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, France  England 3–1 5–2 Friendly
5. 8 May 1932 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, France  Scotland 1–3 1–3 Friendly
6. 26 March 1933 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, France  Belgium 2–0 3–0 Friendly
7. 31 October 1937 Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam, Netherlands  Netherlands 2–0 3–2 Friendly

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Marcel Langiller". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 

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