Kees Kist

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Kees Kist
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-08-07) August 7, 1952 (age 66)
Place of birth Steenwijk, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970-1972 SC Heerenveen 0 (0)
1972-1982 AZ 323 (196)
1982-1983 Paris Saint-Germain 34 (12)
1983-1984 FC Mulhouse 27 (10)
1984-1985 AZ 49 (15)
1985-1987 SC Heerenveen 39 (17)
National team
1975-1980 Netherlands 21 (4)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Kees Kist (born August 7, 1952 in Steenwijk, Overijssel) is a retired football striker from the Netherlands.


Kist obtained 21 caps for his national team, in which he scored four goals, in the years 1975–1980. He played for SC Heerenveen (1970–1972), AZ '67 (now AZ) (1972–1982), winning the Dutch title in 1981, Paris Saint-Germain (1982–1983), FC Mulhouse (1983–1984), AZ (1984–1986), and returned for his last season to SC Heerenveen. Kist scored 259 goals in 441 games for AZ. He made 212 of these goals while AZ Alkmaar was in the highest division (eredivisie), which puts him in fourth place on the all-time leaders list, behind Willy van der Kuijlen, Ruud Geels and Johan Cruijff. He was the first Dutch player to win the European Golden Boot in 1979, after having scored 34 goals in the 1978-79 season for AZ.