Wilfried Van Moer

1945 - 2021

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Wilfried van Moer (1 March 1945 – 24 August 2021) was a Belgian footballer who won the Belgian Golden Shoe three times, first in 1966 while at Antwerp then in 1969 and in 1970 while at Standard Liège. Prior to 1966 Van Moer played with Beveren. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilfried Van Moer has received more than 73,571 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilfried Van Moer is the 1,030th most popular soccer player (down from 497th in 2019), the 373rd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 235th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Belgian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Wilfried Van Moer ranks 1,030 out of 21,273Before her are Diego Godín, Hristo Bonev, Björn Nordqvist, Altair Gomes de Figueiredo, Julio César Romero, and Andrej Kvašňák. After her are Quique Sánchez Flores, Yusuke Omi, Guillermo Subiabre, Djibril Cissé, Yumi Umeoka, and Massimo Bonini.

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Among people born in 1945, Wilfried Van Moer ranks 218Before her are Stanisław Ryłko, Bianca Jagger, Leonid Popov, Steve Gadd, Richard Long, and John Leslie. After her are Edwin Catmull, Eric Woolfson, Ferdi Tayfur, Barbara Kruger, Eric Roth, and Elisabeth Leonskaja. Among people deceased in 2021, Wilfried Van Moer ranks 188Before her are Charles Grodin, Shunsuke Kikuchi, Zlatko Kranjčar, Gustavo Noboa, Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, and Eric Carle. After her are Sabah Fakhri, Sándor Puhl, Lou Ottens, Albert Vanhoye, Benigno Aquino III, and Anne Buydens.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Wilfried Van Moer ranks 373 out of 1,190Before her are Pierre Harmel (1911), Jean Ray (1887), Marcel Broodthaers (1924), Joseph Jongen (1873), Lucas van Valckenborch (1535), and Gaston Reiff (1921). After her are José van Dam (1940), Hubert Van Innis (1866), Aelbrecht Bouts (1450), Franciscus Gomarus (1563), Dirk II, Count of Holland (901), and Freddy Maertens (1952).


Among soccer players born in Belgium, Wilfried Van Moer ranks 16Before her are Frans Janssens (1945), Odilon Polleunis (1943), Marc Wilmots (1969), Bernard Voorhoof (1910), Jean-Marc Bosman (1964), and Franky Van der Elst (1961). After her are Raoul Lambert (1944), Dries Mertens (1987), Franky Vercauteren (1956), Radja Nainggolan (1988), Axel Witsel (1989), and Daniel Van Buyten (1978).