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Jacques Stockman : biography

8 October 1938 - 4 May 2013

Jacques ("Jacky") Stockman (8 October 1938 – 4 May 2013) was a Belgian football player. He played most of his career for R.S.C. Anderlecht and was selected 32 times for Belgium. He played in the Belgium-Netherlands match in 1964 with 10 fellows from the Anderlecht team after the substitution of goalkeeper Guy Delhasse by Jean Trappeniers. Stockman was nicknamed Zorro after he scored a late goal with Anderlecht against Bologna FC in the second leg of the 1964–65 European Cup first round, enforcing a replay at the Nou Camp. The song "Zorro est arrivé" by French singer Henri Salvador was popular at the time.

He played a total of 32 matches for Belgium, scoring 13 goals.

He was top scorer of the Belgian first division in 1961–62.

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