Victor Mees

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Victor Mees
Victor Mees.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1927-01-26)26 January 1927
Place of birth Schoten, Belgium
Date of death 11 November 2012(2012-11-11) (aged 85)
Place of death , Belgium
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1944–1964 Royal Antwerp 555 (36)
National team
1949–1960 Belgium 68 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Victor Mees (26 January 1927 – 11 November 2012), nicknamed Vic or Vicky, was a Belgian footballer who played all of his career at Royal Antwerp.[1]

Club career[edit]

Mees was born in Antwerp, he made his first team debut at the age of 17, just after World War II. Mees, who had become a leader of the team, won its first Championship title in 1957, having won the Belgian Cup two years before.

International career[edit]

Known as a gentleman footballer, Mees was at the time a pillar of the national team. In total, Mees made 68 appearances and he played in the 1954 World Cup.


He won the Belgian Golden Shoe in 1956 while at Antwerp. In 2002, he was voted Antwerp player of the century.[2]


  1. ^ "Vic Mees, Soulier d'Or 1956 et Diable Rouge à 68 reprises, est mort" (in French). Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  2. ^ Ex-Rode Duivel Vic Mees (85) overleden - Gazet van Antwerpen (in Dutch)

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