RSC Anderlecht is saddened to learn of the death of René Van Der Wilt. René played for RSCA between 1953 and 1960 and conquered four domestic titles here. Above all, he went down in history as our very first goal scorer on the European stage. On 7 September 1955, he scored the first goal in the match against Vörös Lobogó in the European Cup. The first European goal of many.
Sporting bids farewell to René, who turned 88, and wishes the entire family and friends a lot courage in these difficult times.