Agne Simonsson

1935 - 2020

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Tore Klas Agne Simonsson (19 October 1935 – 22 September 2020) was a Swedish 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 93,594 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Agne Simonsson is the 594th most popular soccer player (up from 698th in 2019), the 288th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 328th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Agne Simonsson ranks 594 out of 16,923Before him are Karl Rappan, Hans Tilkowski, Ali Daei, Peter Bonetti, Alan Shearer, and Luis Cubilla. After him are Jürgen Kohler, Abedi Pele, Gonzalo Higuaín, Isidro Lángara, Henri Michel, and Manfred Kaltz.

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Among people born in 1935, Agne Simonsson ranks 123Before him are Mário Coluna, Wang Hongwen, Paul H. O'Neill, Lyudmila Chernykh, Diane Ladd, and Hans Tilkowski. After him are Khalil al-Wazir, Giovanni Lajolo, Paula Rego, Geoffrey Lewis, Peter Boyle, and John Phillips. Among people deceased in 2020, Agne Simonsson ranks 197Before him are Renato Corti, Jörn Donner, Zenon Grocholewski, Hans Tilkowski, Peter Bonetti, and Ödön Földessy. After him are Nur Hassan Hussein, Bill Gates Sr., Silvio Marzolini, Jean Kennedy Smith, Claire Bretécher, and Goyo Benito.

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Among people born in Sweden, Agne Simonsson ranks 288 out of 1,296Before him are Jan Troell (1931), Ivar Kreuger (1880), Lill-Babs (1938), Monica Zetterlund (1937), Anders Gustaf Ekeberg (1767), and Nicodemus Tessin the Younger (1654). After him are Otto Nordenskjöld (1869), Eli Heckscher (1879), Hjalmar Hammarskjöld (1862), Allan Edwall (1924), Lennart Skoglund (1929), and Joe Hill (1879).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Agne Simonsson ranks 7Before him are Gunnar Nordahl (1921), Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981), Nils Liedholm (1922), Gunnar Gren (1920), Kurt Hamrin (1934), and Henrik Larsson (1971). After him are Lennart Skoglund (1929), Thomas Ravelli (1959), Ove Kindvall (1943), Sven Rydell (1905), Kalle Svensson (1925), and Knut Nordahl (1920).