Gustav Wetterström

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Gustav Wetterström
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Personal information
Full name Gustav Wetterström
Date of birth (1911-10-15)October 15, 1911
Place of birth Sweden
Date of death November 16, 1991(1991-11-16) (aged 80)
Playing position Forward
National team
Sweden

Gustav Wetterström (15 October 1911 – 16 November 1991) was a Swedish football striker.

He played for IK Sleipner Norrköping[1] and the Sweden national football team, for whom he appeared in the 1938 FIFA World Cup.[2] He scored a hat trick in Sweden's 8-0 victory over Cuba, although many sources outside of FIFA have credited him with scoring 4 goals in that match.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kultur - Randig nostalgi" (in Swedish). Norrköpings Tidningar. 2009-06-16. 
  2. ^ Gustav WetterstromFIFA competition record