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Daniel Ekner

Daniel Ekner

Clubs played for: Ärgryte IS, IS Halmia, IFK Goteborg, Portsmouth F.C., Olympique de Marseille, Fiorentina, SPAL, Chicago Vikings, Atletico Madrid, Rot-Weiss Essen, PSV Eindhoven, Vastra Frolunda IF (1945-1963)

Born: 1927

Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

Died: 1975

Position: Striker

Biography: Dan Ekner made history when he started his first game for Pompey. By making his debut, he became the first Swedish footballer to play in the English League. Later played in France, Italy, America, Germany, Holland, and finally back in Denmark. Died in his home town of Gothenburg, Sweden in April 1975 at the age of 48.




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