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Knut Nordahl
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Full name Knut Erik Alexander Nordahl
Date of birth 13 January 1920(1920-01-13)
Place of birth    Hörnefors, Sweden
Date of death    28 October 1984 (aged 64)
Place of death    Föllinge, Sweden
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1941-1949
1950-1952
1952-1953
IFK Norrköping
A.S. Roma
Degerfors IF

061 0(1)   
National team
1945-1950 Sweden 026 0(1)[1]

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Sweden
Men's Football
Gold 1948 London Team Competition

Knut Erik Alexander Nordahl (13 January 1920-28 October 1984) was a Swedish footballer.

He played for IFK Norrköping and A.S. Roma.[2] He won the gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics along with his brothers Bertil and Gunnar Nordahl. The two went to Italy after the Olympics (Bertil to Atalanta B.C. and Gunnar to AC Milan) and, due to playing in a professional football league while Swedish football was all amateur, they were not called to the 1950 FIFA World Cup.[3] Knut stayed at Sweden and was called to the tournament.

After the World Cup, he was finally transferred to Italy, when he played for AS Roma.

He was capped 26 times for the Sweden national football team.

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