Ferdinand Adams

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Ferdinand Adams
Personal information
Full nameFerdinand Eloy Adams
Date of birth(1903-05-03)3 May 1903
Place of birth Berchem, Belgium
Date of death 1992 (aged 8889)
Place of death Anderlecht, Belgium
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1918–1921 Anderlecht
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1921–1933 Anderlecht ? (?)
National team
1924–1930 Belgium 23 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ferdinand Eloy Adams (3 May 1903 – 1992) was a Belgian international footballer who played as a striker for Anderlecht. Adams scored 9 goals in 23 appearances for the Belgian national side, and he played at the 1930 FIFA World Cup.

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