Nationality: Belgium
Date of Birth: 8 December 1945
Mother tongue: Dutch
Other Languages: English, Spanish, French, German
Place of Residence: Bruges, Belgium

Confederation represented
UEFA

FIFA Ex-Co member since
1988

Other functions in football
Honorary president of the Belgium FA
President of FC Bruges

Occupation
Doctor - a specialist in sports medicine and rehabilitation

Professional career
Head of department at the physical and sports medicine section at Bruges Hospital

Hobbies
Music, golf and reading

What does football mean to you?
Responsibility, service and joy

Which football club did you support as a child?
FC Bruges

Did you ever have an idol in football?
Pele

What is your fondest footballing memory?
Belgium's victory over the USSR at Mexico 1986.

What has been your biggest disappointment in football?
Heysel