KURT HAMRIN


Full name: Kurt Roland Hamrin

Date of birth: 19 November 1934

Place of birth: Stockholm, Sweden

Height: 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)

Playing position: Winger

 

 

Kurt Roland Hamrin is a Swedish retired footballer. He was a fast, creative, and technically gifted winger; he was known in particular for his incredible dribbling ability with both feet, and for being prolific in front of goal. In addition to his success at club level, Hamrin also had a successful international career, and was a member of the Swedish team that reached the 1958 FIFA World Cup Final on home soil; he is commonly regarded as one of the greatest Swedish footballers of all-time. He arrived in Fiorentina in 1958, where he stayed until 1967, playing 289 Serie A games and scoring 150 goals, winning the Coppa Italia in 1961 and 1966.

 

 

Hamrin is commonly regarded as one of Fiorentina's greatest ever players. After his adventure in Fiorentina he played also in A.C. Milan and Napoli. In 1971 he return to Sweden, playing one season for IFK Stockholm before retiring in 1972.

 

Honours

ACF Fiorentina

Italian Cup: 1960–61, 1965–66

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1960–61

Mitropa Cup: 1966

A.C. Milan

Italian Serie A: 1967–68

UEFA Champions League: 1968–69

UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1967–68

Years Team Apps Goals
1952-1955 AIK 62 54
1956-1957 Juventus 23 8
1957-1958 Padova 30 20
1958-1967 A.C.F.Fiorentina 289 150
1967-1969 A.C. Milan 36 9
1969-1971 Napoli 22 3
1971-1972 IFK 10 5
Total   472 249
       
National team      
1953-1965 sweden 32 17