Torbjörn Jonsson

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Torbjörn Jonsson
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Torbjörn Jonsson in 1960
Personal information
Date of birth (1936-05-06) 6 May 1936 (age 84)
Place of birth Ljusne, Sweden
Date of death 16 October 2018(2018-10-16) (aged 82)
Place of death Norrköping, Sweden
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1948–1953 Ljusne AIK
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1953–1960 IFK Norrköping 148 (72)
1960–1961 Real Betis 0 (0)
1961 Fiorentina 8 (1)
1962–1963 Roma 42 (14)
1963–1967 Mantova 119 (17)
1967–1972 IFK Norrköping 94 (22)
National team
1955–1968 Sweden 33 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
The Sweden national football team in 1961 with this players - from the left, standing: Bengt "Folet" Berndtsson, Torbjorn Jonsson, Ake "Bajdoff" Johansson, Agne Simonsson, Rune Borjesson and Lennart Backman; crouched: Olle "Lappen" Hellstrom, Orvar Bergmark, Bengt "Zamora" Nyholm, Lennart Wing and Gosta "Knivsta" Sandberg. Svenska herrlandslaget i fotboll 28 maj 1961 mot Schweiz.jpg
The Sweden national football team in 1961 with this players – from the left, standing: Bengt "Fölet" Berndtsson, Torbjörn Jonsson, Åke "Bajdoff" Johansson, Agne Simonsson, Rune Börjesson and Lennart Backman; crouched: Olle "Lappen" Hellström, Orvar Bergmark, Bengt "Zamora" Nyholm, Lennart Wing and Gösta "Knivsta" Sandberg.

Torbjörn Jonsson (6 May 1936 – 16 October 2018 [1] ) was a Swedish professional footballer who played as a midfielder. [2]

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Career

Jonsson played for 5 seasons (134 games, 27 goals) in the Italian Serie A for ACF Fiorentina, A.S. Roma and A.C. Mantova.

Honours

Individual

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References

  1. "Den evige slitvargen är död". Nt.se (in Swedish).
  2. "Torbjörn Jonsson". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
  3. "Guldbollen: 1960: Torbjörn Jonsson, IFK Norrköping". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved January 8, 2014.