Kalle Svensson

1925 - 2000

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Karl-Oskar Svensson (11 November 1925 – 15 July 2000), often nicknamed Rio-Kalle, was a Swedish football goalkeeper from Helsingborg. He played on elite level for Helsingborgs IF during his whole career, debuting in Allsvenskan only 18 years old on 4 June 1944, conceding two goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kalle Svensson has received more than 44,078 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Kalle Svensson is the 754th most popular soccer player (up from 1,086th in 2019), the 342nd most popular biography from Sweden (up from 415th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Kalle Svensson ranks 754 out of 16,923Before him are Noritaka Hidaka, Ally McCoist, Shozo Tsugitani, Álvaro Recoba, Jerzy Dudek, and Domingo Tejera. After him are Cesc Fàbregas, Ryuzo Hiraki, Bernard Vukas, Kazuhisa Kono, Jacinto Quincoces, and Jair da Costa.

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Among people born in 1925, Kalle Svensson ranks 159Before him are Silvana Pampanini, Rosario Castellanos, Andrei Sinyavsky, Flannery O'Connor, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, and Laura Ashley. After him are Serge Dassault, Farley Granger, Doris Hart, Jimmy Smith, Roger Hanin, and Charles Chaplin Jr.. Among people deceased in 2000, Kalle Svensson ranks 94Before him are Hendrik Casimir, Aristidis Konstantinidis, Hubert Maga, Pierre Pflimlin, W. D. Hamilton, and Jean Peters. After him are Charles Gray, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Bernhard Wicki, Elek Schwartz, Claude Autant-Lara, and Terence McKenna.

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Among people born in Sweden, Kalle Svensson ranks 342 out of 1,296Before him are Sven Rydell (1905), Princess Cecilia of Sweden (1540), Reine Wisell (1941), Alice Babs (1924), Pehr Osbeck (1723), and Marianne Fredriksson (1927). After him are Svante Nilsson (1460), Kristina Söderbaum (1912), Ulf Stark (1944), Pernilla August (1958), Alexander Skarsgård (1976), and Erik Acharius (1757).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Kalle Svensson ranks 12Before him are Henrik Larsson (1971), Agne Simonsson (1935), Lennart Skoglund (1929), Thomas Ravelli (1959), Ove Kindvall (1943), and Sven Rydell (1905). After him are Knut Nordahl (1920), Tore Keller (1905), Erik Nilsson (1916), Ivan Eklind (1905), Kennet Andersson (1967), and Bengt Gustavsson (1928).