Oscar Crucke is the coach of a low achieving amateur football team, F.C. De Kampioenen, while his wife Pascale dominates him and his daughter Bieke is a rebellious teenager.
4,883 ( 3,676)




21   20   19   18   17   16   15   14   13   … See all »
2011   2010   2009   2008   2007   2006   … See all »


Learn more

More Like This 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

DDT manages to get the FC De Kampioenen soccer team into his hands and decides to replace the team with young talented players. The beloved characters of FC De Kampioenen get a one time ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Verheyen
Stars: Carry Goossens, Jeroen Maes, Jaak Van Assche
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

De Kampioenen travel to France to play a friendly soccer match against the team of one of Boma's business partners. What had to become a nice holiday, ends up totally different than De Kampioenen expected.

Director: Eric Wirix
Stars: Ann Tuts, Ben Rottiers, Marijn De Valck
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

De Kampioenen are about to celebrate their 25th anniversary and want their long-lost original trainer to join them. Meanwhile, an old enemy is released from prison and enters a quest for revenge.

Director: Jan Verheyen
Stars: Louis Talpe, Sven De Ridder, Carry Goossens
Safety First (2013–2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

"Safety First" is a hilarious work place mockumentary set at the heart of a security company. Discipline, dedication and friendship, that's what work is about. Oh, and falling over, making ... See full summary »

Stars: Ruth Beeckmans, Ben Segers, Matteo Simoni
De mol (TV Series 1998)
Adventure | Game-Show | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Game show in which a group of globe-trotting contestants builds up the winner's cash prize by solving puzzles and completing tasks. One of them is a saboteur. Each week, the person least close to figuring out who that is, gets dismissed.

Stars: Michiel Devlieger, Gilles De Coster, Gilles Van Bouwel
What If? (2011–2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

What If? is a sketch show. Each sketch begins with a question. Each question begins with "what if". "WHAT IF?" is a roller coaster of sketches that immerses you in life as it almost could be.

Stars: Bruno Vanden Broecke, Günther Lesage, Ruth Beeckmans
De slimste mens ter wereld (TV Series 2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Entertaining and humorous quiz where famous Belgians compete to be "the smartest man on earth"

Stars: Erik Van Looy, Philippe Geubels, Rik Torfs
Het eiland (2004–2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Michel, Guido and Frankie have been co-workers and close friends for years. But when their boss gets fired, Guido gets a promotion and is replaced by the odd Alain Vandam. No normal day ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Focketyn, Wim Opbrouck, Dirk van Dijck
Eigen Kweek (TV Series 2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

a farmer loses all his money and decides to grow weed to compensate for the losses.

Stars: Sien Eggers, Dirk van Dijck, Wim Willaert
Flikken (1999–2009)
Crime | Drama | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Popular fiction series about police officers in a precinct of Ghent (Flanders, Belgium), both professionally and in their private lives.

Stars: Ludo Hellinx, Mark Tijsmans, Veerle Malschaert
In de Gloria (2000–2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Tired of human intrest shows? These people are. "In de Gloria" looks like one of the shows where ordinary people are presented like freaks just to get a cheap laugh. The show doesn't mock ... See full summary »

Stars: Sien Eggers, Frank Focketyn, An Miller
Het geslacht De Pauw (2004–2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A parody on a docusoap, the Pfaffs.

Stars: Bart De Pauw, Maaike Cafmeyer, Benny Claessens


Series cast summary:
Danni Heylen Danni Heylen ...  Pascale De Backer / ... 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Marijn De Valck Marijn De Valck ...  Balthazar Boma 273 episodes, 1990-2011
An Swartenbroekx An Swartenbroekx ...  Bieke Crucke / ... 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Loes van den Heuvel Loes van den Heuvel ...  Carmen Waterslaeghers-Vandormael 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Ann Tuts Ann Tuts ...  Doortje Van Hoeck / ... 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Johny Voners Johny Voners ...  Xavier Waterslaeghers 273 episodes, 1990-2011
Herman Verbruggen Herman Verbruggen ...  Marc Vertongen / ... 238 episodes, 1990-2011
Ben Rottiers Ben Rottiers ...  Pol De Tremmerie 221 episodes, 1994-2011
Jaak Van Assche ...  Fernand Costermans 145 episodes, 2000-2011


This popular, long-running show was initially about Oscar Crucke, the coach of amateur football team 'F.C. De Kampioenen', who's referred to as "De Kampioen" (The Champion). The series follows the adventures of his family, the chairman and sponsor of the team Balthazar Boma as well as forward Pico, goalkeeper Xavier and their wives. Football unites these people, while the focus is mainly based on their daily lives. De Kampioenen pull together against car dealer Dimitri De Tremmerie - alias DDT - who is better off without the football. Written by Arthur Cnudde

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Romance | Sport







Release Date:

6 October 1990 (Belgium) See more »

Filming Locations:

Emblem, Belgium

Company Credits

Production Co:

TV1-Sector Amusement See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:



See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


F.C. De Kampioenen 'pater familias' Carry Goossens (Oscar Crucke) makes no guest appearance after his departure from the series but he does appear in a special about the wedding of his on-screen daughter Bieke, played by An Swartenbroekx, although Goossens' appearance was unofficial. Swartenbroekx jokingly calls him 'Dad!' when he approaches her. See more »


Oscar Crucke: Skavier.
[repeated line, pronouncing Xavier's name wrong]
See more »

Crazy Credits

Between season 1 and season 4, Oscar falls during the opening credits. When the actors line-up as their character for the group photo to be taken, they constantly swap positions. Oscar is brought to a fall by Pascale and Bieke when they unintentionally step back. After Oscar has left and as of the episode "De Nieuwe Start" (5x1), Xavier takes his place and falls for his part. Xavier trips over a bicycle lying on the grass and lands on his back. These remained the opening credits until the episode "Smakelijk!" (9x2). See more »


Referenced in Buiten de Zone (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

very good, but they're slowly turning bad
24 February 2010 | by oldage_BESee all my reviews

FC de kampioenen is something that is very well known around Belgium (the flemish part) If you live here and haven't heard of them you live under a rock, simple. anyways, this series started in 1990, and we're now 2010...which is 20 years. that's rather long...the only thing that bothers me is that the newer ones aren't all too great (and IF you watch a recent one a base your opinion on that one it shouldn't be valid, because the older ones are 100x better) but that's probably because they're running out of ideas. They'll end in 2011, after airing season 21.

so if you start watching them, don't start with the recent ones. ;)

3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed