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 75)
Place of birth Köping, Sweden
Playing position Striker
Youth career
IK Westmannia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–1957 IK Westmannia
1958–1960 Köpings IS
1960–1966 Djurgårdens IF 117 (62)
1966–1968 IK Sirius 54 (37)
1969–1970 Örebro SK 43 (15)
1970–1975 OGC Nice 151 (37)
1975–1976 AS Cannes 29 (9)
1976–1978 IK Sirius 43 (9)
1979–1981 IFK Dannemora/Österby
National team
1959– Sweden U18[1] 3 (2)
Sweden U23[2] 2 (0)
Sweden B[3] 10 (10)
1962–1972 Sweden[4] 49 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 July 2007.
‡ 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.[5] He ended his international 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.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Djurgårdens IF

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frantz, Alf; Glanell, Tomas; Persson, Gunnar, eds. (2008). Det svenska fotbollslandslaget 1908–2008 [The Swedish National Football Team 1908–2008] (in Swedish). Vällingby: CA Strömberg AB. ISBN 91-86184-69-5. 
  2. ^ Frantz, Alf; Glanell, Tomas; Persson, Gunnar, eds. (2008). Det svenska fotbollslandslaget 1908–2008 [The Swedish National Football Team 1908–2008] (in Swedish). Vällingby: CA Strömberg AB. ISBN 91-86184-69-5. 
  3. ^ Frantz, Alf; Glanell, Tomas; Persson, Gunnar, eds. (2008). Det svenska fotbollslandslaget 1908–2008 [The Swedish National Football Team 1908–2008] (in Swedish). Vällingby: CA Strömberg AB. ISBN 91-86184-69-5. 
  4. ^ Sweden national football team statistics Archived 2012-06-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ foreign players of the year in France on rsssf Archived 2015-09-05 at the Wayback Machine.