Tore Klas Agne Simonsson (born 19 October 1935) is a former Swedish footballer. He played for the Sweden national football team, earning 51 caps and scoring 27 goals. He was a participant in the 1958 FIFA World Cup, scoring 4 goals, when Sweden reached the final on home soil, losing the game 5-2 to Brazil (one of his goals came in the final itself).[1] On the club level, he played for Örgryte IS, Real Madrid and Real Sociedad.

Agne Simonsson
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Simonsson with Sweden in 1960
Personal information
Full name Tore Klas Agne Simonsson
Date of birth (1935-10-19) 19 October 1935 (age 84)
Place of birth Gothenburg, Sweden
Playing position Striker
Youth career
BK René
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1960 Örgryte IS 42 (25)
1960–1963 Real Madrid 3 (1)
1961–1962Real Sociedad (loan) 22 (8)
1963–1970 Örgryte IS 120 (80)
Total 187 (114)
National team
1957 Sweden U23 1 (3)
1957–1967 Sweden 51 (27)
Teams managed
1971–1972 Örgryte IS
1977–1982 BK Häcken
1983–1986 Örgryte IS
1988–1990 Iraklis
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Simonsson was awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1959.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Agne SimonssonFIFA competition record

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Preceded by
Richard Dahl
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
1959
Succeeded by
Jane Cederqvist