Odd Frantzen

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Odd Frantzen
Personal information
Date of birth (1913-01-20)20 January 1913
Place of birth Bergen, Norway
Date of death 2 October 1977(1977-10-02) (aged 64)
Place of death Bergen, Norway
Playing position Outside Right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
SK Hardy
National team
1936–1939 Norway 20 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Odd Frantzen (20 January 1913 – 2 October 1977) was a Norwegian football player from Bergen who played for SK Hardy. He was capped 20 times for Norway, and scored five international goals. He was a member of Norway's bronze medal winning side at the 1936 Summer Olympics, and also played in the 1938 World Cup. His position on the field was outside right.

Frantzen died under tragic circumstances on 2 October 1977, as he was kicked to death in his home by an intruder.[1] A 25-year-old man was arrested and convicted of manslaughter for the crime.


  1. ^ Aftenposten, 3 October 1977

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