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Gösta "Knivsta" Sandberg
Birth: Aug. 6, 1932
Knivsta
Knivsta kommun
Uppsala län, Sweden
Death: Apr. 27, 2006
Stockholm
Stockholms kommun
Stockholms län, Sweden

All-round Athlete. Legendary Swedish soccer-, hockey and bandy player. He played 300 All-Sweden games for his club Djurgården (DIF, from Stockholm), and was ten times Swedish Champion representing DIF - 6 times in soccer and 4 in hockey. He was receiving the award "Guldbollen" (The Golden Ball) in 1956, the finest award a Swedish soccer player can get. He also represented Sweden in soccer, hockey and bandy, and was an Olympic bronze-medal winner at the Olympic Games in Helsinki 1952. When his club DIF was celebrating the 100-years anniversary in 1991, he was appointed "Århundradets Djurgårdare" (The Player of the Century). After quitting his career as a player, he was coaching Djurgården from 1967 to 1971 and 1979. (bio by: Peter Robsahm) 
 
Burial:
Bromma kyrkogård
Stockholm
Stockholms kommun
Stockholms län, Sweden
Plot: N/87
GPS (lat/lon): 59.35457, 17.92006
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
Record added: May 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14230575
Gösta Knivsta Sandberg
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Gösta Knivsta Sandberg
Added by: Peter Robsahm
 
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