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 Gunnar Gren

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Gunnar Gren

Birth
Göteborg, Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Death 1 Nov 1991 (aged 71)
Göteborg, Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Burial Göteborg, Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Plot Kvarter: 024 Gravplats: 00294
Memorial ID 8713047 View Source
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Acclaimed Soccer Player. Concidered as one one of Sweden´s greatest players through all times. He became Swedish Champion with IFK Göteborg and won several awards during his career, among them Guldbollen (The Golden Ball) 1946. In his time he was one of Sweden´s international team most important players. 1949 he became professional in Italy, playing for AC Milan. There he was to be celebrated for being one of the famous ”Gre-No-Li” line-up (Gunnar Gren, Gunnar Nordahl and Nils Liedholm), and was called ”Il professore” by the fans. 1958 he recieved Silver medal playing for Sweden in the Soccer World Championships.

Bio by: Peter Robsahm

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
  • Added: 2 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8713047
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8713047/gunnar-gren : accessed ), memorial page for Gunnar Gren (31 Oct 1920–1 Nov 1991), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8713047, citing Västra Kyrkogården, Göteborg, Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find a Grave .