Torbjörn Nilsson

1954 - Today

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Torbjörn Anders Nilsson (born 9 July 1954) is a Swedish former footballer who played as a striker. He is considered to be one of the best Swedish footballers of all time, and is best remembered for his time with IFK Göteborg with which he won two Swedish championship titles, the 1981–82 UEFA Cup, and reached the semi-finals of the 1985–86 European Cup. He also had a less successful spell in the Netherlands with PSV Eindhoven and a better one in Germany with 1. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Torbjörn Nilsson has received more than 106,074 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Torbjörn Nilsson is the 2,903rd most popular soccer player (down from 2,287th in 2019), the 706th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 559th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Swedish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Torbjörn Nilsson ranks 2,903 out of 16,923Before him are Marco Antônio, César Azpilicueta, Ľubomír Luhový, Johan Micoud, Eddie Colman, and Okan Buruk. After him are Marco Bode, Giovani dos Santos, Mario Alborta, Rudolf Gramlich, Giuseppe Wilson, and Ramón Zabalo.

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Among people born in 1954, Torbjörn Nilsson ranks 306Before him are Oscar Larrauri, Nancy Wilson, Doug Bradley, Christie Brinkley, Anna Grodzka, and Ellen von Unwerth. After him are Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Adrie Koster, Roy Jacobsen, Michael Anthony, Gilbert Duclos-Lassalle, and Annette Haven.

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Among people born in Sweden, Torbjörn Nilsson ranks 706 out of 1,296Before him are Tomas Alfredson (1965), Janne Andersson (1962), Jan Jönsson (1960), Assar Rönnlund (1935), Greta Johansson (1895), and Sonja Edström (1930). After him are Olof Mellberg (1977), Inga Tidblad (1901), Magnus Wislander (1964), Peter Englund (1957), Petra Mede (1970), and Puma Swede (1976).


Among soccer players born in Sweden, Torbjörn Nilsson ranks 73Before him are Andreas Isaksson (1981), Glenn Hysén (1959), Gösta Dunker (1905), Kim Källström (1982), Janne Andersson (1962), and Jan Jönsson (1960). After him are Olof Mellberg (1977), Nils Rosén (1902), Marcus Allbäck (1973), Tommy Söderberg (1948), Marcus Berg (1986), and Christian Wilhelmsson (1979).