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Gösta Sandberg

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Place of birthKnivsta, Sweden
Playing positionStriker

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Gösta "Knivsta" Sandberg, (August 6, 1932, Knivsta - April 27, 2006), was a Swedish footballer, icehockey and bandy player in Djurgårdens IF. In 1956 he received Guldbollen and he was voted ”Djurgårdare of the century” in 1991. His nickname derives from the town he was born and grew up in, Knivsta. He has been capped 52 times for the national team in football, 8 times in hockey and 3 times in bandy.

"Knivsta" died on his way home from the derby between the archrivals AIK and Djurgårdens IF April 27, 2006.

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