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Ralf Edström

Personal information
Full nameRalf Sigvard Edström
Place of birthDegerfors, Sweden
Height1.91 m
Playing positionForward

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Ralf Sigvard Edström (born 7 October 1952 in Degerfors) is a former Swedish footballer.

Starting his career in Degerfors IF, a club known to produce many young talents, Edström moved to Åtvidabergs FF and became national champion in 1972.

Edström made 40 appearances for the Swedish national team and scored 15 times. He is most noted for his performance in the 1974 FIFA World Cup where had a big part in Sweden finishing fifth, and he made 6 appearances during this tournament.

On club level, he became not only Swedish Champion, but also Dutch (twice) and French Champion. He also won the Swedish, Dutch and Belgian Cups and was voted Swedish player of the year twice (1972 and 1974, winning Guldbollen).

He is expert radio commentator since the 1980:s.

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