Victor Wégria

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Victor Wégria
Personal information
Full name Victor Lucien Wégria
Date of birth (1936-11-04)4 November 1936
Place of birth Villers-Le-Bouillet Belgium
Date of death 5 June 2008(2008-06-05) (aged 71)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1965 R.F.C. de Liège 245 (145)
1965–1966 Standard de Liège 14 (7)
1966–1970 Racing Club Jette 40 (11)
1970–1973 Racing Jet Brussels ?? (??)
Total 299 (162)
National team
1957–1961 Belgium 5 (2)
Teams managed
1971–1975 R.F.C. de Liège
1983 R.F.C. de Liège
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Victor Wégria (4 November 1936 – 5 June 2008[1]) was a Belgian association football striker.

He played mostly for RFC Liégeois, and later joined Standard de Liège.[2] Wégria finished four times top scorer of the Jupiler League (in 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1963). Only Erwin Vandenbergh managed to beat this record (he was 6 times top scorer of this competition). He was capped five times by the Belgium national football team. He died on 6 June 2008, aged 71.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://hkg.worldfootball.net/spieler_profil/vic-wegria/
  2. ^ http://www.standard.be/fr/a_joueurs_det.php?id=523
  3. ^ "Four times topscorer Wégria is dead" (in Dutch). Sporza. 2008-06-06.