Louis Pilot

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Louis Pilot
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Louis Pilot in 1963
Personal information
Full name Louis Pilot
Date of birth (1940-11-11)11 November 1940
Place of birth Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Date of death 16 April 2016(2016-04-16) (aged 75)
Place of death Senningen
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1953–1957 CS Fola Esch
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1961 CS Fola Esch
1961–1972 Standard Liège 337 (36)
1972–1975 Royal Antwerp FC 125 (8)
1975–1978 R. Jet Bruxelles
National team
1959–1971 Luxembourg 49 (7)
Teams managed
1978–1984 Luxembourg
1984–1985 Standard Liège
1985–1988 Etzella Ettelbruck
1990 Etzella Ettelbruck
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Louis Pilot (11 November 1940 – 16 April 2016)[1] was a Luxembourgian football player and manager. Pilot started his footballing career at his home town club CS Fola Esch, before signing for Belgian team Standard Liège at the age of 20.

In November 2003, to celebrate UEFA's jubilee, he was selected by the Luxembourg Football Federation as the country's Golden Player - the greatest player of the last 50 years.[2]

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