Nickname: Purple & White
Level U19 team: Eerste Klasse
Level first team: Eerste Klasse
National Champions: 33x (last time in 2014)
Belgian FA Cup: 9x (last time in 2008)
Belgian Supercup: 12x (last time in 2014)
Europa Cup II: 2x
UEFA Cup: 1x
European Super Cup: 2x
Well-known (ex) players:
Romelu Lukaku, Dieumerci Mbokani, Mbark Boussoufa, Vincent Kompany, Tomasz Radzinski, Lorenzo Staelens, Jan Koller, Philippe Albert, Marc Degryse, Franky Vercauteren, Paul van Himst, Jan Mulders, Anthony Vanden Borre, Ronald Vargas and Bram Nuytinck.
RSC Anderlecht is the most succesfull club in Belgium, winning the national title over more than 30 times. Especially in the 70’s and 80’s Anderlecht also was a big force internationally, winning the UEFA Cup and Cup Winners’ Cup. Romelu Lukaka and Anthony Vanden Borre are examples of players coming through the youth ranks in Belgium. The U19 and U17 teams of Anderlecht have won the national championship on a regular basis in the past too.
Copa del Agatha: