Date of Birth: 8 December 1945
Mother tongue: Dutch
Other Languages: English, Spanish, French, German
Place of Residence: Bruges, Belgium
FIFA Ex-Co member since
Other functions in football
Honorary president of the Belgium FA
President of FC Bruges
Doctor - a specialist in sports medicine and rehabilitation
Head of department at the physical and sports medicine section at Bruges Hospital
Music, golf and reading
What does football mean to you?
Responsibility, service and joy
Which football club did you support as a child?
Did you ever have an idol in football?
What is your fondest footballing memory?
Belgium's victory over the USSR at Mexico 1986.
What has been your biggest disappointment in football?