Bengt Berndtsson

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Bengt Berndtsson at the 2009 Göteborg Book Fair.

Bengt Berndtsson (26 January 1933 – 4 June 2015) was a Swedish football winger. Born in Gothenburg, he was nicknamed Fölet (meaning The Foal).

After starting his career playing for two local clubs, he joined IFK Göteborg in 1951 and won a Swedish Championship with the club. He played 599 matches for IFK during his 17 seasons there, a club record that would stand for 30 years, before being beaten by Mikael Nilsson.

Berndtsson played for the Sweden national football team, and was a member of the squad at the 1958 FIFA World Cup finals.[1]


  1. ^ Bengt BerndtssonFIFA competition record