– February 18
) was a Belgian footballer
, the Belgium national team
top scorer since 1940 with 30 goals in 61 matches. He was joined by Paul Van Himst
in 1974 who needed 81 matches to score the same amount of goals.
He started his career at Lierse SK and stayed there for 21 years. With Lierse, he scored 350 goals in 529 matches and won 2 Belgian First Division Titles.
Voorhoof played in the 1930, 1934, and 1938 World Cups, being one of six known people (5 players and 1 match official) to have appeared in all three of the pre-war World Cups.
He died in 1974 aged 63.
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