Henri De Deken

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Henri De Deken
Personal information
Date of birth(1907-08-03)3 August 1907
Place of birth Schoten, Belgium
Date of death 12 February 1960(1960-02-12) (aged 52)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
1924–1937 Royal Antwerp
1937–1941 Antwerp Boys
1941–1942 Olympic Charleroi
National team
1930–1933 Belgium 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Henri M. J. de Deken (3 August 1907 in Schoten – 12 February 1960) was a Belgian football (soccer) player in defender role.

Schoten Municipality in Flemish Community, Belgium

Schoten is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality only comprises the town of Schoten proper. On 1 January 2006 Schoten had a total population of 33,160. The total area is 29.55 km2 (11.41 sq mi) which gives a population density of 1,122 inhabitants per km². Schoten abuts the Antwerp districts Merksem to the west and Deurne to the south west. Neighboring municipalities include Brasschaat to the north, Brecht to the north east, Schilde to the east, and Wijnegem to the south.

Belgium Federal constitutional monarchy in Western Europe

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe. It is bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, France to the southwest, and the North Sea to the northwest. It covers an area of 30,688 km2 (11,849 sq mi) and has a population of more than 11.4 million. The capital and largest city is Brussels; other major cities are Antwerp, Ghent, Charleroi and Liège.

In career he played mostly for Royal Antwerp FC. For Belgium national football team he was in roster for 1930 FIFA World Cup, played one match with Paraguay, losses 01.

Belgium national football team mens national association football team representing Belgium

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1930 FIFA World Cup 1930 edition of the FIFA World Cup

The 1930 FIFA World Cup was the inaugural FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It took place in Uruguay from 13 to 30 July 1930. FIFA, football's international governing body, selected Uruguay as host nation, as the country would be celebrating the centenary of its first constitution, and the Uruguay national football team had successfully retained their football title at the 1928 Summer Olympics. All matches were played in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo, the majority at the Estadio Centenario, which was built for the tournament.

Paraguay national football team mens national association football team representing Paraguay

The Paraguay national football team is controlled by the Paraguayan Football Association and represents Paraguay in men's international football competitions. Paraguay is a member of CONMEBOL. The Albirroja has qualified for eight FIFA World Cup competitions, with their best performance coming in 2010 when they reached the quarter-finals. A regular participant at the Copa América, Paraguay have been crowned champions of the competition on two occasions. Paraguay's highest FIFA World Rankings was 8th and their lowest was 103. Paraguay was awarded second place with Best Move of the Year in 1996 for their rise in the FIFA Rankings.

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