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Werner Nilsen

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Full nameWerner Nilsen
Playing positionMidfielder / Forward

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Werner “Scotty” Nilsen (February 4, 1904 in Skien, Norway May 10, 1992 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former Norwegian American soccer forward. He is one of the highest scoring players in U.S. soccer history, scoring 131 goals in 239 games with the Boston Soccer Club. He won five consecutive National Challenge Cups during his career, and four doubles. He also earned two caps with the United States in 1934, one at the 1934 FIFA World Cup. He is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

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