Jean Capelle

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Jean Capelle
Personal information
Date of birth (1913-10-26)26 October 1913
Place of birth Liège, Belgium
Date of death 20 February 1977(1977-02-20) (aged 63)
Place of death Liège, Belgium
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1929–1944 Standard Liège 285 (245)
National team
1931–1939 Belgium 34 (19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jean Capelle (26 October 1913 – 20 February 1977) was a Belgian international footballer who played professionally as a striker for Standard Liège, scoring 245 goals in 285 appearances between 1929 and 1944. Capelle made his international debut in 1931, aged 17 years and 153 days. He also played at the 1934 FIFA World Cup as well as the 1938 FIFA World Cup.


External links

  • (in French) Standard Liège profile

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