Leif Eriksson (footballer)

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Leif Eriksson
Leif Eriksson 1972 Ras al-Khaimah stamp.jpg
Personal information
Full name Leif Eriksson
Date of birth (1942-03-20) 20 March 1942 (age 72)
Place of birth Köping, Sweden
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
retired
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1966 Djurgårdens IF 117 (62)
1967–1968 IK Sirius ? (?)
1969–1970 Örebro SK 43 (15)
1970–1975 OGC Nice 153 (43)
1975–1976 AS Cannes 33 (9)
National team
1962–1972 Sweden[1] 49 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 July 2007.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 July 2007

Leif Eriksson (born 20 March 1942 in Sweden) is a retired Swedish footballer.

He started his career in Sweden, playing for Djurgårdens IF, IK Sirius and Örebro SK, until he joined French side OGC Nice where he was elected foreign player of the year by France Football magazine in 1972.[2] He ended his career in another Côte d'Azur club, AS Cannes.

He was part of Swedish national football team at the 1970 FIFA World Cup. He was capped 49 times and scored 12 goals.

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