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National football team player Paul Van Himst

Paul Van HimstBorn 2 October 1943 (age 77)

National team appearances of Paul Van Himst

PeriodTeam / Clubs of footballerCapsCapt.Sub. inSub. offGoalsPen.Goals/Caps
19.10.1960 - 07.12.1974
Belgium
813863020.370
Total:813863020.370
19.10.1960 - 07.12.1974RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht813863020.370
Player stats by competition
CompetitionPlayedCapt.Sub. offGoalsPen.Goals/Caps
European Championship final tournament (EC)2210.500
European Championship qualifiers (QE)16102710.438
World Cup qualifiers (QW)191170.368
World Cup final tournament (WC)33
Friendly matches and other tournaments 411241510.366
Total: 813863020.370
Record of Paul Van Himst's goals by opponent team
National teamGoalsPen.Matches
with goals
Matches by goals in a matchGoals/Matches
with goals
CapsGoals/Caps
123>3
France
53121.66760.833
Bulgaria
4222.00041.000
Israel
3113.00021.500
Luxembourg
312111.50031.000
Netherlands
3331.000130.231
Hungary
2221.00021.000
Italy
2221.00030.667
Scotland
21112.00030.667
Brazil
1111.00011.000
England
1111.00020.500
Rep. of Ireland
1111.00020.500
Mexico
1111.00020.500
Switzerland
1111.00030.333
Iceland
1111.00030.333
(+) other teams32
Total:3022215611.364810.370
Record of national team matches played by Paul Van Himst
National teamPlayedWonDrawnLostGoalsPoints/Match
Belgium national team
81
441126142 - 881.222

Paul Van Himst's international caps

Nr.DateVenueComp.Result
as player of RSC Anderlecht, Anderlecht:
1. 19.10.1960 SolnaQW-7
Sweden
2:0
Belgium
2. 30.10.1960 BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
2:1
Hungary
goal
3. 20.11.1960 BrusselsQW-7
Belgium
2:4
Switzerland
goal
4. 08.03.1961 Frankfurt am MainFriendly
West Germany
1:0
Belgium
5. 22.03.1961 RotterdamFriendly
Netherlands
6:2
Belgium
goal
6. 04.10.1961 BrusselsQW-7
Belgium
0:2
Sweden
7. 18.10.1961 BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
3:0
France
8. 12.11.1961 AmsterdamFriendly
Netherlands
0:4
Belgium
goal
9. 24.12.1961 BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
4:0
Bulgaria
goal
10. 01.04.1962 Deurne → AntwerpFriendly
Belgium
3:1
Netherlands
11. 13.05.1962 BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
1:3
Italy
goal
12. 17.05.1962 LisbonFriendly
Portugal
1:2
Belgium
13. 23.05.1962 WarsawFriendly
Poland
2:0
Belgium
14. 14.10.1962 Deurne → AntwerpFriendly
Belgium
2:0
Netherlands
goal
15. 04.11.1962 BelgradeQE-2
Yugoslavia
3:2
Belgium
16. 02.12.1962 BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
1:1
Spain
17. 03.03.1963 RotterdamFriendly
Netherlands
0:1
Belgium
18. 31.03.1963 BrusselsQE-2
Belgium
0:1
Yugoslavia
19. 24.04.1963 BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
5:1
Brazil
goal
20. 20.10.1963 AmsterdamFriendly
Netherlands
1:1
Belgium
21. 01.12.1963 ValenciaFriendly
Spain
1:2
Belgium
22. 25.12.1963 ParisFriendly
France
1:2
Belgium
goal
23. 22.03.1964 Deurne → AntwerpFriendly
Belgium
0:0
Netherlands
24. 15.04.1964
Geneva
Friendly
Switzerland
2:0
Belgium
25.
captain
03.05.1964
BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
1:2
Portugal
26. 30.09.1964 Deurne → AntwerpFriendly
Belgium
1:0
Netherlands
27. 21.10.1964 Wembley → LondonFriendly
England
2:2
Belgium
goal
28. 02.12.1964 BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
3:0
France
goal
29. 24.03.1965 DublinFriendly
Rep. of Ireland
0:2
Belgium
30. 07.04.1965 BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
0:0
Poland
31. 09.05.1965 BrusselsQW-8
Belgium
1:0
Israel
32. 26.09.1965 SofiaQW-8
Bulgaria
3:0
Belgium
33. 27.10.1965 AnderlechtQW-8
Belgium
5:0
Bulgaria
goal
34. 10.11.1965 Ramat GanQW-8
Israel
0:5
Belgium
goal
35. 29.12.1965 FlorenceQW-8
Belgium
1:2
Bulgaria
36. 17.04.1966 RotterdamFriendly
Netherlands
3:1
Belgium
37. 20.04.1966 ParisFriendly
France
0:3
Belgium
38. 22.05.1966 BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
0:1
Soviet Union
39. 25.05.1966 Ougrée → LiègeFriendly
Belgium
2:3
Rep. of Ireland
goal
40. 11.11.1966 BrusselsQE-3
Belgium
2:1
France
goal
41. 19.03.1967 Luxembourg CityQE-3
Luxembourg
0:5
Belgium
goal
42. 16.04.1967 Deurne → AntwerpFriendly
Belgium
1:0
Netherlands
43. 21.05.1967 ChorzówQE-3
Poland
3:1
Belgium
44. 08.10.1967 BrusselsQE-3
Belgium
2:4
Poland
45.
captain
06.03.1968
BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
1:3
West Germany
46.
captain
07.04.1968
AmsterdamFriendly
Netherlands
1:2
Belgium
47.
captain
19.06.1968
HelsinkiQW-9
Finland
1:2
Belgium
48.
captain
09.10.1968
WaregemQW-9
Belgium
6:1
Finland
49.
captain
16.10.1968
AnderlechtQW-9
Belgium
3:0
Yugoslavia
50.
captain
23.02.1969
Ougrée → LiègeQW-9
Belgium
2:1
Spain
51.
captain
16.04.1969
BrusselsFriendly
Belgium
2:0
Mexico
goal
52.
captain
19.10.1969
SkopjeQW-9
Yugoslavia
4:0
Belgium
53.
captain
25.02.1970
AnderlechtFriendly
Belgium
1:3
England
54.
captain
03.06.1970
Mexico CityWC-9
El Salvador
0:3
Belgium
55.
captain
06.06.1970
Mexico CityWC-9
Belgium
1:4
Soviet Union
56.
captain
11.06.1970
Mexico CityWC-9
Mexico
1:0
Belgium
57.
captain
03.02.1971
Ougrée → LiègeQE-4
Belgium
3:0
Scotland
2(1p.)хgoal
58.
captain
17.02.1971
AnderlechtQE-4
Belgium
3:0
Portugal
59.
captain
20.05.1971
Luxembourg CityFriendly
Luxembourg
0:4
Belgium
1(1p.)хgoal
60.
captain
26.05.1971
CopenhagenQE-4
Denmark
1:2
Belgium
61.
captain
07.11.1971
Verviers
Friendly
Belgium
1:0
Luxembourg
62.
captain
10.11.1971
AberdeenQE-4
Scotland
1:0
Belgium
63.
captain
21.11.1971
LisbonQE-4
Portugal
1:1
Belgium
64.
captain
29.04.1972
MilanQE-4
Italy
0:0
Belgium
65.
captain
13.05.1972
AnderlechtQE-4
Belgium
2:1
Italy
goal
66.
captain
18.05.1972
Ougrée → LiègeQW-10
Belgium
4:0
Iceland
goal
67.
captain
22.05.1972
BrugesQW-10
Iceland
0:4
Belgium
68.
captain
14.06.1972
Deurne → AntwerpEC-4
Belgium
1:2
West Germany
69.
captain
17.06.1972
Ougrée → LiègeEC-4
Belgium
2:1
Hungary
goal
70.
captain
04.10.1972
OsloQW-10
Norway
0:2
Belgium
71.
captain
19.11.1972
Deurne → AntwerpQW-10
Belgium
0:0
Netherlands
72.
captain
18.04.1973
Antwerp
Friendly
Belgium
3:0
East Germany
73.
captain
31.10.1973
AnderlechtQW-10
Belgium
2:0
Norway
74.
captain
18.11.1973
AmsterdamQW-10
Netherlands
0:0
Belgium
75.
captain
13.03.1974
BerlinFriendly
East Germany
1:0
Belgium
76.
captain
17.04.1974
Ougrée → Liège
Friendly
Belgium
1:1
Poland
77.
captain
01.05.1974
GenevaFriendly
Switzerland
0:1
Belgium
78.
captain
01.06.1974
BrugesFriendly
Belgium
2:1
Scotland
79.
captain
08.09.1974
ReykjavíkQE-5
Iceland
0:2
Belgium
80.
captain
12.10.1974
Brussels
QE-5
Belgium
2:1
France
81.
captain
07.12.1974
Leipzig
QE-5
East Germany
0:0
Belgium
Comments

Zsorzsinju - posted 21.05.2013 07:46:12

Good name:
Paul Van Himst "Popol" (link: )

fast midfielder - posted 16.05.2014 11:06:59

Paul Van Himst is correct spelling of his name. Take notice that spelling rules for names are different in Belgium and Netherlands even though Dutch is an official language in both countries.
(...)

fast midfielder - posted 24.04.2016 11:52:06

Van Himst has several nicknames:
▪ Polle Gazon
▪ Le Pelé blanc (De blanke Pelé)
▪ Popol (link: )
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