|Date of birth||11 July 1951|
|Place of birth||Gierle, Belgium|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|1981–1984||Standard de Liège||88||(6)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
During his career he played for K. Beerschot V.A.C., Club Brugge K.V., R. Standard de Liège, AFC Ajax, K.V. Mechelen. He earned 46 caps for the Belgium national football team, and participated in UEFA Euro 1980 and the 1982 FIFA World Cup.
After retiring from playing, he has been working as a manager, including a stint as the national team manager from 1989 to 1990. Currently he is coaching Lommel United.
As a player he won 4 championships, 2 with Standard in Belgium, 1 with Bruges in Belgium and 1 with Ajax in the Netherlands. He also won 2 cups and played the final of the European Championship with Belgium in Italy in 1980.
As a manager he won 3 cups with Lierse, Antwerp and Far Rabat ( 2009 ), 1 Supercup with Lierse and was runner up in the African Champions League Final with Raja Casablanca and also runner up with Antwerp in the final of the European Cup II in 1993 at Wembley. He is the last manager ever that reached a European Cup Final with a Belgian Team.