Lucien Laurent

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Lucien Laurent
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Personal information
Full name Lucien Laurent
Date of birth (1907-12-10)10 December 1907
Place of birth Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
Date of death 11 April 2005(2005-04-11) (aged 97)
Place of death Besançon, France
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Playing position Inside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1921–1930 CA Paris
1930–1932 F.C. Sochaux-Montbéliard
1932–1933 Club Français
1933–1934 CA Paris
1934–1935 F.C. Mulhouse
1935–1936 F.C. Sochaux-Montbéliard
1936–1937 Rennes 32 (11)
1937–1939 Strasbourg 28 (4)
1939–1943 Toulouse FC
1943–1946 Besançon R.C.
National team
1930–1935 France 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Lucien Laurent (10 December 10, 1907 – April 11, 2005) was a former French footballer. He has played for France national team. He scored the first ever FIFA World Cup goal in France's 4-1 win against Mexico[1].

Club career statistics[change | change source]

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Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
FranceLeague
1932/33 Français Paris Division 1 17 8
1933/34 CA Paris Division 1 24 10
1934/35 Mulhouse Division 1 28 13
1935/36 Sochaux-Montbéliard Division 1 7 4
1936/37 Stade Rennais Division 1 26 7
1937/38 Strasbourg Division 1 18 3
1938/39 10 1
1945/46 Besançon Division 2 18 6
1946/47 12 4
Country France 160 56
Total 160 56

International career statistics[change | change source]

France national team
YearAppsGoals
1930 4 1
1931 3 1
1932 2 0
1933 0 0
1934 0 0
1935 1 0
Total 10 2

International Goals[change | change source]

France's goal tally first

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 July 1930 Estadio Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay  Mexico 1–0 4–1 1930 FIFA World Cup
2. 14 May 1931 Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, France  England 1–1 5–2 Friendly

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Molinaro, John F. (13 November 2009). "The World Cup's 1st goal scorer". CBC Sports. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  2. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Lucien Laurent". www.national-football-teams.com.