Gunnar Gren, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gunnar Gren

Swedish footballer

Date of Birth: 31-Oct-1920

Place of Birth: Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden

Date of Death: 10-Nov-1991

Profession: association football manager, association football player

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Gunnar Gren

  • Johan Gunnar Gren (pronounced ['g?n?ar 'gre?n]; 31 October 1920 – 10 November 1991) was a Swedish football player and coach.
  • He is best known for playing for IFK Gothenburg and A.C.
  • Milan.
  • A creative forward, known for his technical skill, vision, tactical intelligence, and passing ability as a playmaker, he was part of the famous "Gre-No-Li" trio of forwards at Milan and the Swedish national team, and was also capable of playing as an attacking midfielder or even as a striker.
  • Gren has won numerous awards including an Olympic Gold Medal in 1948, Guldbollen in 1946, and was a part of the 1958 Swedish National Team that took second place.
  • Gren is considered to be one of Sweden's greatest and most prolific football players; a statue has been erected in his honor outside Gamla Ullevi stadium.

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