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 Vic MEES 1950-1956 
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Location: Vancouver, BC
Name: Victor Mees

Nickname: "Mister Antwerp"


Country: :BEL: Belgium
Club: Royal Antwerp Football Club
Position: *CMF, DMF
Side: RF/BS
Age: 23-29 years (26/01/1927)

Height: * 173 cm
Weight: * 74 kg

Attack: 75
Defence: 77
Balance: 82
Stamina: 87
Top Speed: 82
Acceleration: 81
Response: 81
Agility: 80
Dribble Accuracy: 83
Dribble Speed: 76
Short Pass Accuracy: 84
Short Pass Speed: 81
Long Pass Accuracy: 88
Long Pass Speed: 83
Shot Accuracy: 74
Shot Power: 81
Shot Technique: 73
Free Kick Accuracy: 69
Curling: 71
Header: 87
Jump: 86
Technique: 84
Aggression: 75
Mentality/Tenacity: 90
Keeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 85

Injury Tolerance: A
Form/Condition: 8
Weak Foot Accuracy: 5
Weak Foot frequency: 5
Growth type: Standard Lasting

P04: Anchor Man
P08: Pinpoint Pass
S02: Passer
S09: Covering

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Passing - Covering

Attack / Defence Awareness Card: Balanced


One of the best midfielders to come out from Belgium. Vic was longtime club and NT captain, very consistent on high level. He played as the right wing half, physically strong and technically gifted player with excellent long passes. True gentleman and leader, hardworking player with excellent heading abilities which enabled him to score after the set pieces. Mees learned, like many, playing football on the playground. He went to school in St. Edwarduscollege in Merksem. Antwerp FC saw some potential in the young footballer and in exchange for a pair of football he was drafted into the "Great Old". On December 26, 1944 the 17-year-old Mees made ​​his debut in the first team of Antwerp. He would attract the red and white shirt a total of 649 times. On January 2, 1949 Mees earned his first cap for the Belgian national team, against Spain. The match ended in a 1-1 tie-. It was not his last performance. On October 2, 1960 he played his last game for the national team against Netherlands. Mees earned his 68th cap that day. He scored three as Red Devil. He was also a long-time captain of the national team. Mees met after the war an English named Ida France. The couple was intend to bring in Hull, with relatives of Ida.'s New Year celebrations by The intention was there as well to start. Preparing for marriage However, coach Bill Gromlie threw a spanner in the works: he called the Antwerp for the first time for the national team for the match against Spain. Mees had to spontanious report on the Heysel for training. In his third match (on April 24, 1949) Mees received a compliment from John Carrey Manchester United. The Belgian team did that day party in Ireland Dublin (0-2-profit) and Carrey Mees labeled as the best player he had ever met. On a football field. Vic died in 2012.

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