Bernard Voorhoof - Goals in International Matches


The outstanding Belgian player scored 30 goals in 61 international matches for his National Team. He held the Belgian caps record from May 5, 1938 (when he equalled the total of Armand Swartenbroeks) until April 13, 1958 (when his total was surpassed by Vic Mees). He holds the Belgian record of goals since March 13, 1938 (when he equalled the total of Robert De Veen); he currently shares the record with Paul Van Himst, who equalled his total on June 17, 1972. He is one of four players to have played at each of the first three World Cup tournaments. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born: 10- 5-1910 in Lier 
Died: 18- 2-1974  
Country:  Belgium    
Caps: 61 (W16-D10-L35- GF113-GA170 - %34.42)    
Goals: 30 (% 0.49 per match)    
Age First Cap: 17 yr 341 d  15- 4-1928 France-Belgium 2-3    
Age Last Cap:  29 yr 346 d  21- 4-1940 Netherlands-Belgium 4-2    
National Team Career: 12 yr  5 d 

Cap  Goals        Date          Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition  
 1   1   1      15- 4-28        Colombes        France          3-2   
 2       1      19- 5-28        Antwerpen       England         1-3  
 3       1       4-11-28        Amsterdam       Netherlands     1-1  
 4       1      13- 4-30        Colombes        France          6-1  
 5       1       4- 5-30        Amsterdam       Netherlands     2-2   
 6   1   2      18- 5-30        Antwerpen       Netherlands     3-1  
 7   1   3      25- 5-30        Liège           France          1-2  
 8       3       8- 6-30        Antwerpen       Portugal        2-1  
 9       3      13- 7-30        Montevideo      USA             0-3     World Cup  
10   1   4      21- 9-30        Antwerpen       Czechoslovakia  2-3  
11       4      28- 9-30        Liège           Sweden          2-2  
12   1   5       7-12-30        Paris           France          2-2  
13   1   6      29- 3-31        Amsterdam       Netherlands     2-3  
14   2   8       3- 5-31        Antwerpen       Netherlands     4-2   
15       8      16- 5-31        Brussel         England         1-4  
16       8      31- 5-31        Lisboa          Portugal        2-3  
17   1   9      11-10-31        Brussel         Poland          2-1  
18       9       6-12-31        Brussel         Switzerland     2-1  
19       9      20- 3-32        Antwerpen       Netherlands     1-4  
20       9      17- 4-32        Amsterdam       Netherlands     1-2       
21   2  11      12- 2-33        Brussel         Italy           2-3  
22   2  13      12- 3-33        Zürich          Switzerland     3-3  
23      13      26- 3-33        Colombes        France          0-3  
24      13       9- 4-33        Antwerpen       Netherlands     1-3      
25   1  14       7- 5-33        Amsterdam       Netherlands     2-1  
26      14       4- 6-33        Warszawa        Poland          1-0  
27   1  15      11- 6-33        Wien            Austria         1-4  
28      15      22-10-33        Duisburg        Germany         1-8  
29   1  16      21- 1-34        Brussel         France          2-3  
30   1  17      11- 3-34        Amsterdam       Netherlands     3-9  
31   1  18      29- 4-34        Antwerpen       Netherlands     2-4     World Cup Qualifier  
32   2  20      27- 5-34        Firenze         Germany         2-5     World Cup  
33   1  21      31- 3-35        Amsterdam       Netherlands     2-4  
34      21      14- 4-35        Brussel         France          1-1  
35      21      28- 4-35        Brussel         Germany         1-6  
36      21      12- 5-35        Amsterdam       Netherlands     0-2  
37      21      30- 5-35        Brussel         Switzerland     2-2  
38      21      17-11-35        Brussel         Sweden          5-1  
39      21      16- 2-36        Brussel         Poland          0-2  
40      21       8- 3-36        Colombes        France          0-3  
41      21      29- 3-36        Amsterdam       Nederlands      0-8  
42      21      21- 2-37        Brussel         France          3-1  
43      21       4- 4-37        Antwerpen       Netherlands     2-1  
44   1  22      18- 4-37        Brussel         Switzerland     1-2  
45      22       2- 5-37        Rotterdam       Netherlands     0-1  
46      22       6- 6-37        Belgrad         Yugoslavia      1-1  
47   1  23      10- 6-37        Bucuresti       Romania         1-2  
48   1  24      30- 1-38        Paris           France          3-5  
49   1  25      27- 2-38        Rotterdam       Netherlands     2-7  
50   1  26      13- 3-38        Luxembourg      Luxembourg      3-2     World Cup Qualifier  
51      26       3- 4-38        Antwerpen       Netherlands     1-1     World Cup Qualifier  
52   2  28       8- 5-38        Lausanne        Switzerland     3-0  
53      28      15- 5-38        Milano          Italy           1-6  
54      28      29- 5-38        Brussel         Yugoslavia      2-2  
55      28       5- 6-38        Colombes        France          1-3     World Cup  
56      28      25- 1-39        Brussel         Germany         1-4  
57      28      19- 3-39        Antwerpen       Netherlands     5-4  
58      28      23- 4-39        Amsterdam       Netherlands     2-3  
59   1  29      14- 5-39        Liège           Switzerland     1-2  
60   1  30      17- 3-40        Antwerpen       Netherlands     7-1  
61      30      21- 4-40        Amsterdam       Netherlands     2-4  
 
Total Record  
 
Matches Won   Draw     Lost     For-Against  Points  Percentage  
          
61      16     10       35      113-170       42        34.42  
   
30 Goals in 61 Matches (% 0.49 per match)  
 
Types of             Matches and Goals  
 
Friendlies             55        26  
World Cup               3         2  
World Cup Qualifier     3         2  
 
Total goals:           61        30  


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