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Agne Simonsson

1935 - 2020

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Tore Klas Agne Simonsson (19 October 1935 – 22 September 2020) was a Swedish professional footballer who played as a striker. Beginning his career with Örgryte IS in 1953, he went on to represent Real Madrid and Real Sociedad in La Liga in the early 1960s before returning to Örgryte in 1963. Simonsson won 51 caps for the Sweden national team, and was a part of the Sweden team that finished second at the 1958 FIFA World Cup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Agne Simonsson has received more than 117,405 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Agne Simonsson is the 633rd most popular soccer player (down from 594th in 2019), the 312th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 288th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Agne Simonsson ranks 633 out of 16,880Before him are Michael Owen, Everaldo, Hugo Gatti, Jordi Cruyff, Tsuyoshi Kunieda, and Ilija Petković. After him are Félix Miélli Venerando, Carlos José Castilho, Luis Cubilla, Clodoaldo, Enrico Albertosi, and Giorgio Chinaglia.

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Among people born in 1935, Agne Simonsson ranks 134Before him are Franco Citti, David Lodge, Djamila Bouhired, Carl Andre, Ludmila Belousova, and Thomas Keneally. After him are Walter De Maria, Lyudmila Chernykh, Inger Christensen, France-Albert René, Don Norman, and Armando Manzanero. Among people deceased in 2020, Agne Simonsson ranks 149Before him are Benjamin Mkapa, Vyacheslav Kebich, Mario Bunge, Trini Lopez, Frances E. Allen, and Ilija Petković. After him are Stuart Whitman, Amadeo Carrizo, Jerry Rawlings, Pentti Linkola, Jean Raspail, and Armando Manzanero.

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Among people born in Sweden, Agne Simonsson ranks 312 out of 1,612Before him are Svante Nilsson (1460), Siw Malmkvist (1936), Ludvig Nobel (1831), Viveca Lindfors (1920), Nicodemus Tessin the Younger (1654), and Rogvolod (901). After him are Prince August, Duke of Dalarna (1831), Monica Zetterlund (1937), Staffan de Mistura (1947), Gustav Trolle (1488), Kurt Atterberg (1887), and Lars Lagerbäck (1948).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Agne Simonsson ranks 9Before him are Nils Liedholm (1922), Gunnar Gren (1920), Kurt Hamrin (1934), Henrik Larsson (1971), Ronnie Hellström (1949), and Thomas Ravelli (1959). After him are Sven Tumba (1931), Lennart Skoglund (1929), Ove Kindvall (1943), Knut Nordahl (1920), Sven Rydell (1905), and Kalle Svensson (1925).