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Félix Welkenhuysen

Félix Welkenhuysen

Belgian footballer
Félix Welkenhuysen
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Intro Belgian footballer
A.K.A. Felix Welkenhuysen
Was Athlete Football player Association football player
From Belgium
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 12 December 1908, Saint-Gilles - Sint-Gillis, Belgium
Death 20 April 1980 (aged 71 years)
Star sign SagittariusSagittarius
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Biography

Félix Welkenhuysen was a Belgian footballer, born 12 December 1908 in Saint-Gilles (Belgium), died 20 April 1980.

Biography

He was a defender for Union Saint-Gilloise in the 1930s. He was part of the Union 60, the name given to the team unbeaten in Division 1 for 60 matches between 9 January 1933 (Union-Lierse SK, 2-2) and 10 February 1935 (Daring Bruxelles-Union 2-0). He was also Champion of Belgium three times, consecutively.

For the most of this legendary era, he was a Belgian international. He played four games for the Diables Rouges in 1934 including one game in the preliminary round of the Italy World Cup against Germany (lost, 5-2).

Honours

  • Belgian international in 1934 (4 caps)
  • First cap: 20 February 1934, Ireland-Belgium, 4-4 (friendly match)
  • Participation in the 1934 World Cup (played 1 match)
  • Champion of Belgium in 1933, 1934 and 1935 with R. Union Saint-Gilloise
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http://www.rusg.be/FR/Histoire/union60.php
https://web.archive.org/web/20100311025623/http://www.rusg.be/FR/Histoire/union60.php
http://www.footbel.be/fr/nationale_elftallen/statistieken_1/per_speler.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20110525152231/http://www.footbel.be/fr/nationale_elftallen/statistieken_1/per_speler.html
http://fr.fifa.com/worldfootball/statisticsandrecords/players/player=59887/index.html
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