Henrik Larsson

Read all the news about Celtic Legend Henrik Larsson. Henrik Larsson was born in Helsingborg on 20 September 1971 (age 47).

Henrik Larsson Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

Henrik Edward Larsson, MBE is a Swedish football coach and former professional player. He was known as an excellent striker whose main attributes were his goal scoring prowess and on-field intelligence.

Larsson began his career with Högaborgs BK. He moved to Helsingborgs IF, where he was one of the key players when they won promotion to the Allsvenskan in 1993. Larsson then moved to Feyenoord for four years before leaving for Celtic in 1997. He won four league titles in seven years with Celtic, scoring a remarkable 242 goals in 315 competitive matches before moving to FC Barcelona in 2004, where he won two league titles and the 2006 Champions League. Following the expiration of his contract at Barcelona, Larsson returned to his hometown club of Helsingborg, and joined Manchester United on a brief loan between January and March 2007. He announced his retirement from football on 20 October 2009.

Larsson played for Sweden in three World Cups and three European Championships and is a former captain of the national team. Larsson ended his international career with 37 goals in 106 matches. Larsson has also played competitive floorball since 1989.

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FootballFanCast · Apr 18

“Soul destroying”, “Still not over it” – Iconic photograph upsets loads of Celtic fans

Loads of Celtic fans have been reacting to a picture of Henrik Larsson on Twitter, as they reminisce about the 2003 UEFA Cup heartbreak...

FootballFanCast · Apr 18
Read Celtic · Mar 31

Lennon compares current Celtic star to former Hoops legend

Interim boss Neil Lennon has compared current Celtic forward Odsonne Edouard to former Hoops striker Henrik Larsson ahead of the crucial fixture against Rangers, the Daily Record report.

Read Celtic · Mar 31
Read Celtic · Mar 28

Results: Celtic fans rate the best non-Scottish player to play in the Glasgow Derby

Both Celtic and Rangers have enjoyed seeing a plethora of talented non-Scottish players wearing either Blue or Green and White jerseys in the Glasgow Derby over the years.

Read Celtic · Mar 28
Celts Are Here · Mar 25

Who is Celtic’s player of the decade?

Many great players have donned the mighty green and white hoops of Celtic and the likes of Jimmy Johnstone, Paul McStay and Henrik Larsson all embody by-gone era’s...

Celts Are Here · Mar 25
Transfer Tavern · Mar 23

Look at him now: The ex-Celtic flop who’s now making a name for himself in England – Opinion

When Celtic signed Finnish forward Teemu Pukki in 2013, they must have hoped that he would follow in the footsteps of another famous Scandinavian star who lit up Glasgow at the start of the 21st century; Henrik Larsson...

Transfer Tavern · Mar 23
The Celtic Star · Mar 18

Henrik Larsson? ‘Absolutely world class. A marvellous footballer,’ Martin O’Neill

ON 18 March 2001, very impressively, Celtic, wearing their yellow change strip, took their first step to a domestic treble by beating Kilmarnock 3-0 in the Scottish League Cup Final at Hampden...

The Celtic Star · Mar 18
Read Celtic · Mar 14

QUIZ: How much do you remember about Henrik Larsson?

Earlier this week, the Read Celtic readers voted striker Henrik Larsson as the club’s greatest ever player...

Read Celtic · Mar 14
Celts Are Here · Mar 14

Overwhelming – 59% of Celtic Fans Polled Want Fresh Approach, Surprising Results

We put the question out to our 20k plus followers on Twitter who they would prefer out of the four CURRENT top bookies favourites for the Celtic job...

Celts Are Here · Mar 14

Retro Jock Brown Interview – Stopping the Ten, Working With Fergus, Henrik Larsson’s Dog

It has been 25 years since Fergus McCann saved Celtic with the help of Celts for Change to oust the old board and start afresh with the club minutes away from closing its doors...

Paddy Power Forced to Slash Odds on Henrik Larsson Return to Celtic

HENRIK LARSSON is currently out of the managing game and no rational Celtic fan could think he’s the next man for the job at Celtic after the way his stint at Helsingborgs ended...

The Celtic Star · Feb 26

Celtic on This Day – Larsson makes the difference against FK Teplice

ON THIS DAY in 2004 Czech Republic’s FK Teplice were the visitors to Celtic Park for the UEFA Cup tie, having knocked out Feyenoord and Kaiserslautern in the earlier rounds...

The Celtic Star · Feb 26
Talking Baws · Feb 21

Celtic Fan’s Henrik Larsson Passport Goes Viral and The Man Himself Approves

A passport featuring the middle name Henrik Larsson has went viral on social media, and the Celtic legend himself has taken the time to show his approval...

Talking Baws · Feb 21
Celts Are Here · Feb 21

Celtic Fan’s Passport Goes Viral – Henrik Larsson Approves

A Celtic Fan’s passport has gone viral today after someone on Twitter revealed a lad called Micheal travelling over to Spain for the Valencia game has a pretty unique middle name given to him by his father...

Celts Are Here · Feb 21
Celts Are Here · Apr 11

Henrik Larsson Causes a Stir With Latest TV Appearance

HENRIK LARSSON has caused a bit of a stir among fans on social media with his distinct and very striking fashion choice as he worked as a pundit during the Barcelona vs Manchester United...

Celts Are Here · Apr 11
Celts Are Here · Mar 22

Henrik Larsson Announces New Football Role

HENRIK LARSSON has announced on social media that he will be an official ambassador for the Euro 2020 competition next summer.

Celts Are Here · Mar 22
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