Helge Karlsen

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Helge Karlsen
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-06-29) 29 June 1948 (age 69)
Place of birth Bergen, Norway
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1967–1979 Brann 180 (7)
National team
1975 Norway U-21 1 (0)
1973–1979 Norway 35 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Helge Karlsen (born 29 June 1948) is a former Norwegian football player, who played for SK Brann in the Norwegian Premier League from 1967 to 1979. [1] He played 237 games totally for Brann, and 180 of them was in the league. [2] In 1972 and 1976 he won the Norwegian Football Cup with Brann. [3] He was immortalized in the famous SK Brann song "Vi è de beste" by Ove Thue in which he has his own verse. [4]

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References

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  2. "Flest kamper for Brann". www.brann.no. Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-05-23.
  3. "Branns cupfinaler". www.brann.no. Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-05-23.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-28. Retrieved 2011-03-09.
  5. "Norges landskamper 1971-90". Sportskontoret.no. Archived from the original on February 25, 2010. Retrieved 2008-05-23.
  6. http://www.fotball.no/histstat.ASP?WCI=wiPerson&personid=413726