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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 represented Holmens IS, Örgryte IS, and Redbergslids IK during a club career that spanned between 1920 and 1934. A full international between 1923 and 1932, he won 43 caps and scored 49 goals for the Sweden national team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sven Rydell has received more than 54,870 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Sven Rydell is the 838th most popular soccer player (down from 734th in 2019), the 368th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 336th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Sven Rydell ranks 838 out of 16,880Before him are Nuno Gomes, Víctor Rodríguez Andrade, Carlos Kaiser, Diego Godín, Sachi Kagawa, and Friedrich Koncilia. After him are Roberto Martínez, Imre Schlosser, Pablo Forlán, Fernando Gomes, Joachim Streich, and Klaus Allofs.

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Among people born in 1905, Sven Rydell ranks 126Before him are Jacinto Quincoces, Nathan Homer Knorr, Bruno Rossi, Aldo Fabrizi, Eduard Tubin, and Robert Penn Warren. After him are Louis Rosier, Michael Powell, Robert Donat, Mohammad Hidayatullah, Hans Freudenthal, and Mildred Natwick. Among people deceased in 1975, Sven Rydell ranks 94Before him are Alvin Hansen, Boris Blacher, Jan Mukařovský, Mina Witkojc, Kazimierz Fajans, and William Hartnell. After him are G. M. B. Dobson, Tim Buckley, Barbara Hepworth, Carl Lutz, T-Bone Walker, and Michał Sopoćko.

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Among people born in Sweden, Sven Rydell ranks 368 out of 1,612Before him are Art Spiegelman (1948), Alice Babs (1924), Gunnar Nilsson (1948), Knut Nordahl (1920), Carl Adolph Agardh (1785), and Alexander Skarsgård (1976). After him are Oscar Swahn (1847), Esaias Tegnér (1782), Laurentius Petri (1499), Lennart Carleson (1928), Per Oscarsson (1927), and Marianne Fredriksson (1927).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Sven Rydell ranks 14Before him are Thomas Ravelli (1959), Agne Simonsson (1935), Sven Tumba (1931), Lennart Skoglund (1929), Ove Kindvall (1943), and Knut Nordahl (1920). After him are Kalle Svensson (1925), Tore Keller (1905), Erik Nilsson (1916), Bengt Gustavsson (1928), Kennet Andersson (1967), and Ivan Eklind (1905).