Odd Wang Sørensen

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Odd Wang Sørensen (22 December 1922 – 10 April 2004) was a Norwegian international footballer. On club level Sørensen played for Sarpsborg team Sparta, where he won the Norwegian cup in 1952. [1] He played with the Norwegian national team at the Stockholm Olympics in 1952. [2] In total he was capped 25 times and scored 17 goals. [3]

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Five of those goals came during the friendly match versus the United States on 6 August 1948, which Norway won 11-0. [3] Sørensen still holds the record for goals scored in one match.[ citation needed ]

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References

  1. Jan Holm (ed.). "Odd Wang Sørensen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  2. "Odd Wang Sørensen". Sports-reference.com. Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  3. 1 2 Søfting, Thomas. "Odd Wang Sørensen". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 5 April 2012.