Sven Rydell

1905 - 1975

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Sven Åke Albert Rydell (14 January 1905 – 4 April 1975) was a Swedish footballer who played as a forward. He was the all-time leading scorer for the Swedish national team until 4 September 2014, when Zlatan Ibrahimović overtook him by scoring his 50th international goal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sven Rydell has received more than 40,240 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Sven Rydell is the 734th most popular soccer player (down from 639th in 2019), the 336th most popular biography from Sweden and the 11th most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Sven Rydell ranks 734 out of 16,923Before him are Luigi Allemandi, Simone Inzaghi, Friaça, Gordon Milne, Kiyonosuke Marutani, and Demetrio Albertini. After him are Lajos Tichy, Helmuth Duckadam, Giovane Élber, Ángel Labruna, Adolfo Pedernera, and Félix Miélli Venerando.

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Among people born in 1905, Sven Rydell ranks 114Before him are Hiroshi Inagaki, Joseph Bonanno, Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu, Frits Philips, Eduard Tubin, and Michael Powell. After him are Gerhard Klopfer, Gertrude Ederle, Jacinto Quincoces, Alexander Rodimtsev, Banine, and Gaston Eyskens. Among people deceased in 1975, Sven Rydell ranks 87Before him are G. M. B. Dobson, K. Kamaraj, Jan Mukařovský, Kazimierz Fajans, Kang Sheng, and Gustavo Rojas Pinilla. After him are Sam Giancana, T-Bone Walker, Luigi Carlo Borromeo, Boris Blacher, Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, and Mina Witkojc.

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Among people born in Sweden, Sven Rydell ranks 336 out of 1,296Before him are Laurentius Petri (1499), Noomi Rapace (1979), Christopher Polhem (1661), Per Oscarsson (1927), Fredrik Reinfeldt (1965), and Olof Rudbeck the Younger (1660). After him are Princess Cecilia of Sweden (1540), Reine Wisell (1941), Alice Babs (1924), Pehr Osbeck (1723), Marianne Fredriksson (1927), and Kalle Svensson (1925).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Sven Rydell ranks 11Before him are Kurt Hamrin (1934), Henrik Larsson (1971), Agne Simonsson (1935), Lennart Skoglund (1929), Thomas Ravelli (1959), and Ove Kindvall (1943). After him are Kalle Svensson (1925), Knut Nordahl (1920), Tore Keller (1905), Erik Nilsson (1916), Ivan Eklind (1905), and Kennet Andersson (1967).