|Birth name||Björn Axel Göte Nordqvist|
|Date of birth||6 October 1942|
|Place of birth||Hallsberg, Sweden|
|1979–1981||Minnesota Kicks (indoor)||28||(7)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
During the 1960s and 1970s Nordqvist was captain of the Sweden national team. He played at the 1970 FIFA World Cup, 1974 FIFA World Cup and 1978 FIFA World Cup and in total won 115 international caps, which was a world record at the time. Nordqvist was the most capped Swedish player until over taken by Thomas Ravelli and others.
At club level, Nordqvist won the Swedish title with IFK Norrköping and also won Dutch league and cup winners medals with PSV Eindhoven. He was awarded the Guldbollen as Swedish footballer of the year in 1968 and was later inducted to the Hall of Fame of Swedish football.