Bertil Nordahl

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Bertil Nordahl
Personal information
Full name Karl Bertil Emanuel Nordahl
Date of birth (1917-07-26)26 July 1917
Place of birth Hörnefors, Sweden
Date of death 1 December 1998(1998-12-01) (aged 81)
Place of death Degerfors, Sweden
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1948 Degerfors IF
1948–1951 Atalanta B.C. 76 (0)
1951– Degerfors IF
National team
1945–1948 Sweden[1] 15 (0)
Teams managed
1952–1953 Örebro SK
1953–1955 IK Brage
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Bertil Nordahl (26 July 1917 – 1 December 1998) was a Swedish football player and manager who played as a midfielder.

He played for Degerfors IF and Atalanta B.C..[2] He won the gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics, along with his brothers Knut and Gunnar Nordahl.

After the Olympics, he and Gunnar transferred to Italy and, due to being in a professional football league while the Swedish football was all amateur, they were not called to the 1950 FIFA World Cup.[3]

He was capped 15 times for the Sweden national football team.

After his playing career, he coached Örebro SK and IK Brage.[4]


  1. ^ "Sweden national football team stats". (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 2012-06-06.
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  3. ^ "Nordahl: 'Il pompiere d'oro', André Melsohn Dayan, Archived 2009-06-15 at the Wayback Machine.
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