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Lei Clijsters

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Full nameLeo Albert Jozef Clijsters
Date of birth9 November 1956
Place of birthOpitter, Belgium
Date of death4 January 2009(age 52)
Place of deathGruitrode, Belgium
Height1.78 m
Playing positionCentre back

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Leo Albert Jozef "Lei" Clijsters (9 November 1956 4 January 2009) was a Belgian professional footballer, who played as a central defender.

Throughout his extensive senior career, the tough stopper was mainly associated with KV Mechelen, with whom he won the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and the UEFA Super Cup. Also a prominent member of the Belgian national team, he was the father of tennis players Kim and Elke Clijsters.


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