|Full name||Erling Walther Sørensen|
|Date of birth||29 October 1920|
|Place of birth||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Date of death||10 October 2002(aged 81)|
|Playing position||Right inside forward,
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Erling Walther Sørensen (29 October 1920 – 10 October 2002) was a Danish amateur football player and club manager, who won a bronze medal with the Denmark national football team at the 1948 Summer Olympics. Sørensen played professionally in the Italian Serie A championship for six years, scoring 48 goals in 169 matches for Italian clubs Modena F.C., Udinese Calcio and U.S. Triestina.
Sørensen was known to have good a technique and a graceful style of playing, thus earning the nickname The Ballet Master. In his civil life, Sørensen worked as a city hall porter, tobacconist and hospital porter.
|Olympic medal record|
|1948 London||Team Competition|
- Danish Football Championships: 1940-41 and 1943-44 with Frem
- Jørgensen, Palle Banks (2004). Landsholdenes 2198 spillerprofiler : fra Krølben til Krøldrup. Tipsbladet. p. 345.
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