Henrik Larsson

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

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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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Read Celtic · Aug 13

Quiz: How much can you remember from Henrik Larsson’s Celtic career?

Henrik Larsson broke the record for the most amount of goals scored for one club in Europe on this day in 2003 following his strike against Hungarian outfit MTK.

Read Celtic · Aug 13
Read Celtic · Aug 13

‘G.O.A.T.’ – These Celtic supporters reminisce about Hoops legend’s career after his record goal on this day in 2003

Henrik Larsson scored his way into history on this day in 2003, with his goal against MTK meaning he overtook Ian Rush and Peter Lorimer’s joint record of scoring 30 goals for one British club in Europe.

Read Celtic · Aug 13
Read Celtic · Aug 13

Forgotten man hints at permanent Parkhead exit, but should the Hoops look to keep him after Celtic legend’s praise?

Kundai Benyu has hinted at a possible move away from Celtic in the future following his successful loan stint so far with Swedish outfit Helsingborgs, but should the Hoops look to keep him following Parkhead legend Henrik Larsson’s latest comments about the midfielder?

Read Celtic · Aug 13
The Celtic Star · Aug 12

Celtic Exit Likely for Rodgers Signing – ‘I feel good here, develop as a player and feel like part of the team,’

FORGOTTEN Brendan Rodgers signing Kundai Benyu would consider a permanent move away from Celtic after making an impact during his loan spell at Henrik Larsson’s Helsingborgs...

The Celtic Star · Aug 12
67HailHail · Aug 11

Celtic outcast happy to stay away from Parkhead

Kundai Benyu’s future remains up in the air at Parkhead, but the player himself says he’s happy to stay out on loan.

67HailHail · Aug 11

Tierney might be a great loss but we can move on, like Larsson.

Players come and go but the club will live on. Celtic survived the departure of club legend Henrik Larsson, it will survive Kieran Tierney leaving for Arsenal...

67HailHail · Aug 4

‘Superb’ – Celtic prospect out on loan impressed on first start for club

Kundai Benyu has impressed Celtic icon Henrik Larsson on his first start for Swedish outfit Helsingborgs IF, as reported by The Daily Record.

67HailHail · Aug 4

Done Deal: Jordan Larsson Makes Money Spinning Move

It was reported earlier in the week but Jordan Larsson, son of Celtic legend Henrik Larsson has made a money spinning move to Russian side Spartak Moscow...

Done Deal: Jordan Larsson Makes Money Spinning Move

It was reported earlier in the week but Jordan Larsson, son of Celtic legend Henrik Larsson has made a money spinning move to Russian side Spartak Moscow in the biggest move of his career to date...

Celtic should hijack Spartak Moscow’s deal to sign Celtic legend’s son

His father is seen as a god of football at Celtic 14 years after leaving Parkhead for Barcelona, he graced the hallowed turf of Celtic Park celebrating his father’s achievements at the club – but with Spartak Moscow set to make a €4 million move for Henrik Larsson’s son Jordan – we ask, why have Celtic not approached to sign the striker?

Celts Are Here · Jul 30

Henrik Larsson’s Son Jordan on Brink of €4m Russian Move – Reports

Celtic legend Henrik Larsson’s son Jordan is reportedly about to make a €4m move to Russia this summer after impressing at current club IFK Norrköping.

Celts Are Here · Jul 30
67HailHail · Jul 25

‘Greatest ever’, ‘world class’ – some Celtic fans react to notable anniversary

Celtic fans on social media have been reminiscing about one of the best ever players to pull on a Hooped jersey.

67HailHail · Jul 25
Evening Times · Jul 20

Ex-Celtic star Simon Donnelly insists Sweden should have ‘ruled the world’ with Henrik Larsson and Zlatan up front

Ex-Celtic star Simon Donnelly reckons Sweden should have “ruled the world” with Henrik Larsson and Zlatan Ibrahimovic up front...

Evening Times · Jul 20

Son of Celtic legend Henrik Larsson is top-scorer in the Swedish league

Continue reading “Son of Celtic legend Henrik Larsson is top-scorer in the Swedish league” on Football Scotland.

67HailHail · Jun 22

Celtic legend pays ultimate compliment to his former strike partner

Celtic legend Chris Sutton has paid the ultimate compliment to his former Hoops strike partner Henrik Larsson.

67HailHail · Jun 22

‘I expect him to kick on’ -Henrik Larsson Praises Forgotten Celt

HENRIK LARSSON praised his on loan Celt after he handed Kundai Benyu his first ever start for Helsingborgs this weekend with the midfielder also netting his first goal.

Sportsound Podcast: 02 Aug 19

Gary Holt, Peter Grant & Craig Beattie preview the opening season of the league weekend plus we hear from Henrik Larsson on his time in Scotland...

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