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UEFA Euro 1972 squads

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UEFA Euro 1972 squads

These are the rosters to the 1972 UEFA European Football Championship, which was in Belgium, from 14 June to 18 June 1972. The players' listed ages is their age on the tournament's opening day (14 June 1972).

The tournament squads were remarkable in that every player in the tournament played for a club in his native country.

Belgium

Head coach: Raymond Goethals

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Christian Piot (1947-10-06)6 October 1947 (aged 24) Standard Liège
12 1GK Luc Sanders (1945-10-06)6 October 1945 (aged 26) Club Brugge
3 2DF Léon Dolmans (1945-04-06)6 April 1945 (aged 27) Standard Liège
2 2DF Georges Heylens (1941-08-08)8 August 1941 (aged 30) Anderlecht
8 2DF Maurice Martens (1947-06-05)5 June 1947 (aged 25) Molenbeek
4 2DF Jean Thissen (1946-04-21)21 April 1946 (aged 26) Standard Liège
13 2DF Gilbert van Binst (1951-07-05)5 July 1951 (aged 20) Anderlecht
7 3MF Leon Semmeling (1940-01-04)4 January 1940 (aged 32) Standard Liège
16 3MF John Thio (1944-09-02)2 September 1944 (aged 27) Club Brugge
5 3MF Erwin Vandendaele (1945-03-05)5 March 1945 (aged 27) Club Brugge
11 3MF Jan Verheyen (1944-07-09)9 July 1944 (aged 27) Anderlecht
6 4FW Jean Dockx (1941-05-24)24 May 1941 (aged 31) Anderlecht
21 4FW Frans Janssens (1945-09-25)25 September 1945 (aged 26) Lierse
9 4FW Raoul Lambert (1944-10-20)20 October 1944 (aged 27) Club Brugge
14 4FW Odilon Polleunis (1943-05-01)1 May 1943 (aged 29) Sint-Truidense
15 4FW Jacques Teugels (1946-08-03)3 August 1946 (aged 25) Molenbeek
10 4FW Paul van Himst (c) (1943-10-02)2 October 1943 (aged 28) Anderlecht

Hungary

Head coach: Rudolf Illovszky

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK István Géczi (1944-06-13)13 June 1944 (aged 28) 13 Ferencvárosi

Soviet Union

Head coach: Aleksandr Ponomarev

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

West Germany

Head coach: Helmut Schön

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club

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