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  • Since 1906 to 1938, Robert De Veen held Belgium's record for international goals
  • Scored his first international goal in his debut match on 22 Apr 1906
  • Scored 3 hat-tricks in international matches

Football player Robert De Veen

Louis Robert Deveen
Robert De Veen
Born on 25 March 1886, Bruges
Died on 8 December 1939, Bruges (aged 53)

National team appearances of Robert De Veen

TeamPeriodCapsCapt.Sub. inSub. offGoalsPen.Goals/ Caps
Belgium
1906 - 191323261.130
Total:23261.130

Player stats by club

Clubs of footballerPeriodCapsCapt.Sub. inSub. offGoalsPen.Goals/ Caps
FC Brugeois, Brugge22 Apr 1906 - 01 May 191323261.130
Player stats by competition
Competition
Played
Goals
Goals/ Caps
Friendly matches and other tournaments
23
26
1.130
Total:
23
26
1.130
Career highlights
Match dateOpponent teamEventAge
22 Apr 1906
France
debut; first goal20 years 28 days
29 Apr 1906
Netherlands
record for goal scoring (held up to 8 May 1938); first hat-trick20 years 1 month 4 days
9 May 1909
France
record for hat-tricks (held up to 19 Nov 2023)23 years 1 month 14 days
1 May 1913
Italy
last appearance27 years 1 month 6 days
Record of Robert De Veen's goals by opponent team
Opponent teamGoalsPen.Matches
with goals
Matches by goals in a matchGoals/Matches
with goals
CapsGoals/Caps
123>3
France
13512112.60071.857
Netherlands
73212.33390.778
England*4222.00041.000
Switzerland
2112.00012.000
(+) other teams2
Total:261117212.364231.130
Record of national team matches played by Robert De Veen
National teamPlayedWonDrawnLostGoals ForGoals AgainstWinning Percentage
Belgium football team2310310616350.0

Robert De Veen's international caps

as player of FC Brugeois, Brugge:
debut age, age when scoring first goal - 20 years 28 days
1
22 Apr 1906 15:30 (+0:09)

Saint-Cloud, La Faisanderie

Friendly International
goal
2
29 Apr 1906 14:30

Antwerp, Beerschot A.C. Stadion

Coupe Van den Abeele (Het Koperen Dingetje) 1906
goal
3
13 May 1906 14:00 (+0:20)

Rotterdam, Schuttersveld

Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad Beker 1906
4
14 Apr 1907 14:30

Antwerp, Beerschot A.C. Stadion

Coupe Van den Abeele (Het Koperen Dingetje) 1907
5
21 Apr 1907 15:30

Uccle, Stade du Vivier d`Oie

Friendly International
6
12 Apr 1908 15:00 (+0:09)

Colombes, Stade du Matin

Friendly International
goal
7
18 Apr 1908 15:00

Brussels, Longchamps

Friendly International
goal
8
26 Apr 1908 14:30 (+0:20)

Rotterdam, Prinsenlaan (Sparta Stadion)

Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad Beker 1908
9
21 Mar 1909 14:45

Antwerp, Beerschot A.C. Stadion

Coupe Van den Abeele (Het Koperen Dingetje) 1909
10
19 Apr 1909 15:30

Tottenham, White Hart Lane

Friendly International
goal
11
25 Apr 1909 14:30 (+0:20)

Rotterdam, Prinsenlaan (Sparta Stadion)

Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad Beker 1909
12
09 May 1909 15:30

Uccle, Stade du Vivier d`Oie

Friendly International
goal
13
13 Mar 1910 15:00

Antwerp, Beerschot A.C. Stadion

Coupe Van den Abeele (Het Koperen Dingetje) 1910
goal
14
26 Mar 1910 16:00

Brussels, Longchamps

Friendly International
15
03 Apr 1910 15:00 (+0:09)

Gentilly, Stade de la F.G.S.P.F.

Friendly International
goal
16
10 Apr 1910 14:30 (+0:20)

Haarlem, De Hout

Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad Beker 1910
17
16 May 1910 16:30 (+1:00)

Duisburg, Platz des Duisburger Spielverein am Grunewald

Friendly International
18
04 Mar 1911 15:30

London, Crystal Palace

Friendly International
19
30 Apr 1911 15:00

Brussels, Rue de Forest

Friendly International
goal
20
28 Jan 1912 14:30

Saint-Ouen, Stade de Paris (Bauer)

Friendly International
21
20 Feb 1912 14:30

Antwerp, Stadion aan de Broodstraat

Friendly International
goal
22
09 Mar 1913 14:30

Antwerp, Beerschot A.C. Stadion

Coupe Van den Abeele (Het Koperen Dingetje) 1913
goal
23
01 May 1913 15:30 (+1:00)

Turin, Campo di Piazza d`Armi, Lato Crocetta

Friendly International
Comments

benteu - posted on 19 March 2013 at 19:59:51

Robert De Veen was born on 26.01.1886. (link: )

pieterkooijman - posted on 26 October 2014 at 11:58:57

According to this site he was born 27-03-1886 (link: )

sigi - posted on 4 February 2015 at 11:10:51

This source said that his familyname is Deveen and that he was born 25/01/1886. (link: )

sigi - posted on 11 February 2015 at 07:44:22

According to the book Robert de Veen was born 27/03/1886.

Govers, B., Lambaerts, G., Bilic, P., Henrot, C., Dubois, B. & Danvoye, P. (2000). De Rode Duivels... van A tot Z (p.69), Brussel: Euro Images Productions NV

db - posted on 20 October 2020 at 16:22:51

Louis Robert Deveen
Born 25.03.1886 (link: )

fast midfielder - posted on 17 February 2021 at 13:56:00

Correct spelling: Robert De Veen. (link: )

fast midfielder - posted on 17 February 2021 at 13:59:03

Deveen, somewhere in the article seems to be a typo as everywhere else De Veen is mentioned as family name.

db - posted on 17 February 2021 at 15:01:30

He was born as Deveen. Visit these links: (link: ) (link: )
Info is not from articles or Wikipedia, but from birth documents.

Birth registration document here (link: ) (free account required)

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Robert De Veen's most often teammates
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Louis Saeys (1908 - 1913) - 16 games
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