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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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...

Celts Are Here · 3h Hot!

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...

VALENCIA v CELTIC: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

VALENCIA have only lost one of their previous five games against Celtic in European competition, winning three and drawing one.

The Celtic Star · Feb 20

Celtic on This Day – VfB Stuttgart come calling

ON THIS DAY in 2003 Celtic played the first leg of the UEFA Cup tie against Bundesliga side VfB Stuttgart at a packed Celtic Park.

The Celtic Star · Feb 20
VideoCelts · Feb 19

Hartson makes amazing Scott Brown claim

You talk about Henrik Larsson and Jimmy Johnstone, Paul McStay, Jimmy McGrory, the Lisbon Lions and Billy McNeill, but for me Scott Brown has joined the list of legends at Celtic Park...

VideoCelts · Feb 19
Football Hitz · Jan 22

Henrik Larsson: A look back at his top five Celtic goals

No one else compares 🤴🤴💚💚 he would give the team everything, skill, heart, hunger and a hat trick of course 😛 #henriklarsson #kingofkings pic.twitter.com/4AVtwcuuo6 — Henke7 (@henke77777) January 19, 2019 He was a relative unknown when he made the switch to Celtic Park in 1997, but Henrik Larsson left as a club legend and is...

Football Hitz · Jan 22
Celts Are Here · Jan 11

Chris Sutton Makes Outlandish Claim About Celtic Support

CHRIS SUTTON has made the outlandish claim, had Celtic signed Jermain Defoe for ridiculous money this January there would be a statue up at Celtic Park for him.

Celts Are Here · Jan 11
Celts Are Here · Dec 12, 2018

Celtic Legend Gets Warm Barcelona Welcome

HENRIK LARSSON was back at his old club Barcelona to do some TV work in the Champions League and got a very warm welcome from the Catalan’s...

Celts Are Here · Dec 12, 2018
Celtic FC · Nov 7, 2018

Martin Compston: Acting has allowed me to live my Celtic dream

PLAYING alongside Henrik Larsson in the Hoops at Paradise is a dream many Celtic fans have harboured at one point or other but very few have ever managed to achieve it...

Celtic FC · Nov 7, 2018
Daily Record · Oct 23, 2018

Former Celtic striker Derek Riordan claims he could’ve matched Henrik Larsson in goalscoring stakes

Riordan scored just eight goals in three seasons at Celtic but reckons he never got a fair crack of the whip...

Daily Record · Oct 23, 2018
The Dugout · Oct 15, 2018

Andy Robertson talks about his idol Henrik Larsson and his favourite moment against Rangers.

The Scotland captain has shown his affection for the Swede and unveils what it was like for him growing up as a Bhoy.

The Dugout · Oct 15, 2018
The Celtic Star · Oct 7, 2018

St Johnstone 0 Celtic 6 – Scintillating football from James Forrest and Tom Rogic

HENRIK LARSSON couldn’t do it, Willie Wallace who called me this morning to talk about Celtic, couldn’t do it not could other goalscorers like Kenny Dalglish, Harry Hood, Dixie Dean, Frank McGarvey or even Chris Sutton who was at the game today...

The Celtic Star · Oct 7, 2018
VideoCelts · Oct 5, 2018

Larsson’s unlikely top Celtic memory

Henrik Larsson has revealed that stopping 10-in-a-row is his favourite Celtic memory.

VideoCelts · Oct 5, 2018
VideoCelts · Nov 14, 2018

Sutton trolls loser Souness

Martin O’Neill’s side wasn’t short of big characters, Neil Lennon, Alan Thompson, Bobo Balde and Chris Sutton never struggled for motivation...

VideoCelts · Nov 14, 2018
Celts Are Here · Oct 4, 2018

Henrik Larsson Makes Surprising Revelation

HENRIK LARSSON has revealed he is working for absolutely nothing as a coach for Swedish minnows Angelholm.

Celts Are Here · Oct 4, 2018
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