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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Celts Are Here · Dec 12

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
Celtic FC · Nov 7

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
The Dugout · Oct 15

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

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...

VideoCelts · Oct 5

Larsson’s unlikely top Celtic memory

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

VideoCelts · Oct 5
FootballFanCast · Sep 20

This Celtic legend’s goal sums up just how big the task ahead is for current 20-year-old striker

Odsonne Edouard has a huge task ahead of him if he is to ever reach the standard set by Henrik Larsson for modern Celtic strikers...

FootballFanCast · Sep 20
The Celtic Star · Sep 20

Jim Craig – Happy Birthday Henrik Larsson

Paul Wilson came into Celtic Park in 1967 straight from school and started in the reserve side alongside Kenny Dalglish, Danny McGrain, Lou Macari and George Connelly...

The Celtic Star · Sep 20

Former Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor tells Celtic to come and get him

If Saturday afternoon was a nostalgic look largely at what used to be – Henrik Larsson, Joos Valgaeren, John Mjallby, Stiliyan Petrov and Jackie McNamara all offering a vision of what was once de rigour at Celtic Park – there might have been something a little more tangible to come out of what was an entertaining kick-about all in the name of charity...

Evening Times · Sep 9

Former Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor tells Celtic to come and get him

If Saturday afternoon was a nostalgic look largely at what used to be – Henrik Larsson, Joos Valgaeren, John Mjallby, Stiliyan Petrov and Jackie McNamara all offering a vision of what was once de rigour at Celtic Park – there might have been something a little more tangible to come out of what was an entertaining kick-about all in the name of charity...

Evening Times · Sep 9
VideoCelts · Sep 9

Ultimate Celtic dream-team tactics board is revealed

The Seville squad of 2003 were well represented with Henrik Larsson given some quality support in the form of Hristo Stoichkov and Robbie Keane...

VideoCelts · Sep 9

Watch – Henrik Larsson Rolls Back the Years During Charity Match

It might be time to panic! That’s Henrik Larsson’s last two games at Celtic Park without a goal as Celtic came from behind to draw 3-3 with a Liverpool XI.

Legend Larsson Apologises to Mates

CELTIC legend Henrik Larsson APOLOGISED to his team-mates for failing to score in Match For Cancer charity game at Parkhead yesterday.

Daily Record · Sep 9

Stiliyan Petrov reveals what Celtic icon Henrik Larsson told him after missed chances in charity match

‘A Match for Cancer’ pitted Celtic and Liverpool against each other and the Swede was frustrated with his missed chances...

Daily Record · Sep 9
VideoCelts · Nov 14

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

Henrik Larsson Makes Surprising Revelation

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

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