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Bengt Berndtsson
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Berndtsson during the Göteborg Book Fair in September 2009
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Full name Bengt Ryno Berndtsson
Date of birth (1933-01-26)26 January 1933
Place of birth Gothenburg, Sweden
Date of death 4 June 2015(2015-06-04) (aged 82)
Place of death Gothenburg, Sweden
Playing position Winger
Youth career
Hisingstads IS
Lundby IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1968 IFK Göteborg 348 (69)
National team
1956–1964 Sweden 29 (6)
Men's Football
Representing  Sweden
FIFA World Cup
Runner-up 1958 Sweden
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Svenska herrlandslaget i fotboll 28 maj 1961 mot Schweiz
The Sweden national football team in 1961 with this players – from the left, standing: Bengt "Fölet" Berndtsson, Torbjörn Jonsson, Åke "Bajdoff" Johansson, Agne Simonsson, Rune Börjesson and Lennart Backman; crouched: Olle "Lappen" Hellström, Orvar Bergmark, Bengt "Zamora" Nyholm, Lennart Wing and Gösta "Knivsta" Sandberg.

Bengt Ryno Berndtsson (26 January 1933 – 4 June 2015) was a Swedish football winger. Born in Gothenburg, he was nicknamed Fölet (meaning The Foal).

After starting his career playing for two local clubs, he joined IFK Göteborg in 1951 and won a Swedish Championship with the club. He played 599 matches for IFK during his 17 seasons there, a club record that would stand for 30 years, before being beaten by Mikael Nilsson.

Berndtsson played for the Sweden national football team, and was a member of the squad at the 1958 FIFA World Cup finals.

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