Hans Erland Brunbäck was born on December 17, 1932 in Göteborg and made his IFK Göteborg debut in the 1954/55 season, which was also the debut season of team mate Bertil Johansson. At 22 years, 4 months and 5 days, on April 24, 1955, he took part his first competetive game against Djurgårdens IF in an Allsvenskan game that ended 2–2. He spent two seasons with the IFK Göteborgs first team, and during his career he played in 4 first team games. Out of these 4 first team games, 2 were Allsvenskan games.
Hans Brunbäck is with his 2 Allsvenskan games number
454 on the list of those who have competed in most Allsvenskan games for IFK Göteborg. Brunbäck passed away in 2007, 74 years old.