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Gunnar Gren (October 31, 1920 - November 10, 1991) was a Swedishmarker football player and coach, part of the famous "Gre-No-Li" trio of forwards at A.C. Milan and the Swedish national team.

Considered one of Sweden's all-time greats, Gren won several trophies in his career, including the Swedish title with IFK Göteborg. He won the Guldbollen in 1946. In 1949, he joined AC Milan and became the 'Gre' part of the famous Gre-No-Li trio with his international teammates Gunnar Nordahl ('No') and Nils Liedholm ('Li').
Gren made his debut for Sweden on August 29, 1940 in the team's 3-2 win over Finland. His last cap for the team came on October 26, 1958 against Denmark in a 4-4 draw. At the time, Gren was 37 years, 360 days old. He was a member of the Sweden team that were runners-up in the 1958 World Cup. He is most remembered for his goal against West Germany during the 1958 World Cup semi-finals, which eliminated the defending champions from the tournament. In all, Gren made 57 appearances for the national team, scoring 32 goals.

After retiring as a player, Gren managed IK Oddevold and GAIS. Gren also was co-manager for Juventus for a brief period in 1961 along with Július Korostelev.

Gren died ten days after his 71st birthday and is buried in Västra Kyrkogården (Western Cemetery), Gothenburgmarker, Västra Götalandmarker, Sweden.


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