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Ove Kindvall

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Date of birthMay 16, 1943(age 73)
Place of birthNorrköping, Sweden
Playing positionstriker

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Ove Kindvall (born May 16, in Norrköping, Sweden) is a former Swedish footballer (forward).

He started his career at IFK Norrköping, where he played until he joined Feyenoord in and became professional. The same year, he won the Guldbollen, as the best Swedish footballer of the year.

With Feyenoord he won two national championships as well as the European Cup. In the final against Celtic he scored the winning goal in extra time. In his five seasons with the club, Kindvall scored 129 league goals in 144 games. He returned to Sweden and Norrköping 1971, where he played for three years, until ending his career in IFK Göteborg.

He played 43 games with the national team and scored 16 goals. He participated in the 1970 and 1974 World Cup, playing a major role in the team's qualification for the former.

He is the father of former footballer Niclas Kindvall, and brother of Kaj Kindvall, a radio host.

Kindvall earned the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 1969

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