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Hans "Hasse" Jeppson RIP

This is old news, but I don't remember seeing it reported before. Hans Jeppson, scorer of 13 goals in 13 appearances for Charlton, passed away in February.

http://www.ilmattino.it/sport/sscnapoli/mroto/notizie/253549.shtml

The following is an auto-translation from Google. It's not brilliant, but I think you'll get the gist:

"ROME - He died in Rome at the age of 87 years due to a series of heart complications the Swedish champion of Naples Hasse Jeppson. The news is the Djurgardens, the club where the former Swedish striker was consecrated between 1948 and 1951.

Caused a sensation, in fact, its purchase by the Azzurri club that paid him 105 million pounds paid in part Atalanta and partly (about 30 million) to him. The people, surprised by the figure, called 'fell' or Banc 'and Naples, "after a clash with an opponent. He was the first "case" of the market for the huge figure that was paid in '52 at the behest of the President, the Commander Achille Lauro.

He stayed in Naples for four seasons (52 goals scored), in which he played alongside champions like Pesaola, Vinicius and Amadei. He participated in the World Cup of '50 in Brazil, where Sweden was ranked third: he scored two own goals in the match Sweden-Italy, which ended 3-2
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