Just Fontaine

Date of birth18 August 1933
Place of birthMarrakesh
NationalityFrench
PositionForward

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
USM Casablanca 01 Jul 1953
OGC Nice 01 Jul 1953 01 Jul 1956
Stade de Reims 01 Jul 1956 01 Jul 1962

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1952-53 France B International 1
1953-54 France FIFA World Cup 1
3
1954-55 France Under-23 1
2
1956-57 France International Friendly 1
1957-58 France FIFA World Cup 6
13
1957-58 France International Friendly 3
1
1958-59 France International Friendly 3
2
1958-59 France UEFA European Championship 1
2
1959-60 France International Friendly 4
6
1
1959-60 France UEFA European Championship 1
3
1960-61 France FIFA World Cup 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
11 Nov 1952 France v Scotland D 0-0 B International
17 Dec 1953 France v Luxembourg W 8-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
11 Nov 1954 Italy v France W 1-3 U23
07 Oct 1956 France v Hungary L 1-2 International Friendly
06 Oct 1957 Hungary v France L 2-0 International Friendly
13 Mar 1958 France v Spain D 2-2 International Friendly
16 Apr 1958 France v Switzerland D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Jun 1958 France v Paraguay W 7-3 FIFA World Cup Finals group 2
11 Jun 1958 Yugoslavia v France L 3-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group 2
15 Jun 1958 France v Scotland W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group 2
19 Jun 1958 France v Northern Ireland W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
24 Jun 1958 Brazil v France L 5-2 FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
28 Jun 1958 France v West Germany W 6-3 FIFA World Cup Finals 3rd place
01 Oct 1958 France v Greece W 7-1 UEFA European Championship 1st round 1st leg
05 Oct 1958 Austria v France W 1-2 International Friendly
26 Oct 1958 France v West Germany D 2-2 International Friendly
09 Nov 1958 France v Italy D 2-2 International Friendly
11 Oct 1959 Bulgaria v France L 1-0 International Friendly
11 Nov 1959 France v Portugal W 5-3 International Friendly
13 Dec 1959 France v Austria W 5-2 UEFA European Championship Quarter-final 1st leg
17 Dec 1959 France v Spain W 4-3 International Friendly
16 Mar 1960 France v Chile W 6-0 International Friendly
11 Dec 1960 France v Bulgaria W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.