Just Fontaine - Goals in International Matches


The outstanding French player scored 30 international goals in 21 matches for his National Team. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:     18/ 8/1933 
Country:  France 
Caps:     21    (W12-D4-L5 – GF70-GA36 - %66.6700) 
Goals:    30    (1.43 per match) 
Age First Cap:  20 yr 131 d    27/12/1953 vs. Luxembourg 8-0 
Age Last Cap:   27 yr 115 d    11/12/1960 vs. Bulgaria 3-0 
National Team Career:  6 yr 350 d

Caps  Goals    Date     Venue         Opponent     Score  Competition
 
  1   3  3   27/12/53  Paris         Luxembourg     8-0   World Cup Qualifier
  2      3   07/10/56  Colombes      Hungary        1-2 
  3      3   06/10/57  Budapest      Hungary        0-2 
  4   1  4   13/03/58  Paris         Spain          2-2 
  5      4   16/04/58  Paris         Switzerland    0-0 
  6   3  7   08/06/58  Norrköping    Paraguay       7-3   World Cup 
  7   2  9   11/06/58  Västeras      Yugoslavia     2-3   World Cup 
  8   1 10   15/06/58  Örebro        Scotland       2-1   World Cup 
  9   2 12   19/06/58  Norrköping    N. Ireland     4-0   World Cup 
 10   1 13   24/06/58  Solna         Brazil         2-5   World Cup 
 11   4 17   28/06/58  Göteborg      West Germany   6-3   World Cup 
 12   2 19   01/10/58  Paris         Greece         7-1   European Champ. Qualifier 
 13   1 20   05/10/58  Vienne        Austria        2-1 
 14     20   26/10/58  Colombes      West Germany   2-2 
 15   1 21   09/11/58  Colombes      Italy          2-2 
 16     21   11/10/59  Sofia         Bulgaria       0-1 
 17   3 24   11/11/59  Colombes      Portugal       5-3 
 18   3 27   13/12/59  Colombes      Austria        5-2   European Champ. Qualifier 
 19   1 28   17/12/59  Paris         Spain          4-3 
 20   2 30   16/03/60  Paris         Chile          6-0 
 21     30   11/12/60  Colombes      Bulgaria       3-0 

Note: 
Just Fontaine scored 13 goals in one edition (1958) of the World Cup Final 
Tournament, which still is a record. 
 
Total Record
 
Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
    21    12   4   5     70-  36       28     66.67
 
Types of Matches
 
Friendlies             12     
World Cup Qualifiers    1    
World Cup               6
European Champ. Qual.   2
 
Total                  21
 
30 Goals in 21 Matches (1.43 per match) 
 


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Prepared and maintained by Jarek Owsianski for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Jarek Owsianski (jarek-o@go2.pl)
Last updated: 17 Nov 2001

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