|Full name||Pierre E. E. Braine|
|Date of birth||26 October 1900|
|Place of birth||Leopoldsburg, Belgium|
|Date of death||6 November 1951 51)(aged|
|Place of death||Belgium|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Pierre E. E. Braine (26 October 1900 – 6 November 1951) was a Belgian international footballer. A midfielder, he played club football for Beerschot VAC between 1919 and 1933. He also represented Belgium at the 1928 Summer Olympics and 1930 FIFA World Cup.
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