Nils Liedholm

Nils Liedholm

Birth
Valdemarsvik, Valdemarsviks kommun, Östergötlands län, Sweden
Death 5 Nov 2007 (aged 85)
Cuccaro Monferrato, Provincia di Alessandria, Piemonte, Italy
Burial Turin, Città Metropolitana di Torino, Piemonte, Italy
Plot Family tomb Gabotto di San Giovanni, along with his wife
Memorial ID 22692288 · View Source
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Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete, Professional Soccer Coach. Born in Valdemarsvik, Sweden, he was the captain of the Swedish National Team that won the gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England, and a silver medal at the 1958 World Cup in Stockholm, Sweden. As a member of the Swedish National Team, he appeared in 23 international matches scoring 11 goals. From 1949 to 1961 he played in Italy, helping AC Milan to win Italian championships during the 1951, 1955, 1957 and 1959 seasons. During his 12 year playing career with AC Milan, he appeared in 359 games scoring 81 goals. Following his playing career he went on to coach AS Roma for 12 seasons, and eight seasons with AC Milan, winning five combined trophies and two league titles. He went on to coach teams in Fiorentina, Verona, Varese and Monza, Italy before retiring from the sport in 1979. He died in Milan, Italy.

Bio by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.


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  • Originally Created by: Nils M. Solsvik Jr.
  • Added: 6 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22692288
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nils Liedholm (8 Oct 1922–5 Nov 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22692288, citing Cimitero Monumentale di Torino, Turin, Città Metropolitana di Torino, Piemonte, Italy ; Maintained by Find A Grave .