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Odd Iversen

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Full nameOdd Iversen
Playing positionStriker

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Odd "Ivers" Iversen (born November 6, 1945) is a former Norwegian soccer player.

Iversen is one of the greatest Norwegian footballers ever. He was the top goalscorer four times in the Norwegian top division (1967, 1968, 1969 and 1979). He also holds the record of most goals scored in one season (30 - in 18 matches). During his career as a footballer he scored 158 goals in the top division; only Petter Belsvik (159 in 2003), Harald Martin Brattbakk (166 in November 2005) and Sigurd Rushfeldt (168 in 2011) have scored more goals.

He has played for Rosenborg, Vålerenga and Racing Mechelen in Belgium. He has 45 caps and 19 goals for the Norwegian national team

He was the first Norwegian player in history to get a testimonial match by his club (Rosenborg, when he retired after 15 years).

Odd Iversen is the father of Steffen Iversen.

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