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Huug de Groot

Full name: Henri Franciscus "Huug" de Groot
Gender: Male
Born: May 7, 1890 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Died: April 18, 1957 in Scheveningen, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: Sparta, Rotterdam (NED)
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Nicknamed Het Sparta-kanon (the "Sparta cannon", after his club), De Groot played in 9 international matches. He scored 6 goals, but is best remembered for the two he scored against England. The 2-1 defeat of the English amateur team was considered a major result for Dutch football, even if the English professional team was much stronger at the time.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Football Men's Football Netherlands NED 3 Bronze

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Final Standings 3 1912-06-29 2 0 0
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Final Round Match 3/4 1 1912-07-04 NED 9, FIN 0 2
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1912-07-02 DEN 4, NED 1 0
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1912-06-30 NED 3, AUT 1 0
1912 Summer 21 Stockholm Football Netherlands NED Round One Match #3 1 1912-06-29 NED 4, SWE 3 0