Henrik Larsson

Read all the news about Celtic Legend Henrik Larsson. Henrik Larsson was born in Helsingborg on 20 September 1971 (age 46).

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 · Aug 16

Henrik Larsson’s ‘Replacement’ Retires From Football

It was a bolt from the blue today when I heard the name Henri Camara – so long ago, yet I have such a vivid memory of his time at Celtic – as short-lived as it was...

Celts Are Here · Aug 16

Jim Craig – Billy Connolly’s half time performance

Only one week previously, Celtic had travelled to Lithuania for the first leg of this Champions League qualifier and came away with a comfortable 4-0 victory.

Tribal Football · Jul 28

Larsson backing Atletico Madrid ace Griezmann for Ballon d’Or

Former Celtic and Barcelona striker Henrik Larsson is backing Antoine Griezmann for the Ballon d’Or.The Atletico Madrid star has won the Europa League and World Cup this year.Read more on Tribal Football...

Tribal Football · Jul 28
SPFL TV · Jul 27

Scottish Football Hotshots – Henrik Larsson

Legendary Swede, ‘King’ Henrik Larsson made a lasting impression on Scottish football with his sublime skill and prolific goalscoring.

SPFL TV · Jul 27
VideoCelts · Jul 26

The uncanny similarity between Edouard and the King of Kings

Did Odsonne Edouard really copy Henrik Larsson’s famous chip of Stefan Klos in August 2000 when he put Celtic 3-1 ahead of Rosenborg...

VideoCelts · Jul 26
Celts Are Here · Jul 18

Official Barcelona Upset Celtic Fans in the Most Cruellest of Ways

BARCELONA FC official has been getting a bit of stick from Celtic fans this morning after the club posted a throwback goal of Henrik Larsson scoring AGAINST Celtic at Parkhead...

Celts Are Here · Jul 18
VideoCelts · Jul 16

Sutton compares Celtic’s Seville hero to Mbappe!

Over five seasons under Martin O’Neill Agathe set up numerous goals for Sutton and Henrik Larsson with defenders unable to cope with his electric pace down the right flank...

VideoCelts · Jul 16
Talking Baws · Jul 14

Are Edouard and Dembele the New Sutton and Larsson? Celtic Fans Are Excited

Are Odsonne Edouard and Moussa Dembele the new Chris Sutton and Henrik Larsson? Celtic fans watching them rip apart Standard Liege might think so.

Talking Baws · Jul 14

Bobby Petta with A Celtic State of Mind

A Celtic State of Mind was recently named as the UK’s Best Football Podcast at the prestigious 2018 Football Blogging Awards.Paul John Dykes and Kevin Graham are joined this week by an ex-Celt from the late nineties and early noughties – Bobby Petta...

Celtic Legend Rallies Sweden – Broony and James McLean Approve

CELTIC LEGEND Henrik Larsson has rallied his country via Instagram this morning as Sweden get ready to do battle with England for a place in the World Cup semi finals...

Daily Record · Jul 6

Celtic legends to take part in Liam Miller tribute match against Manchester United

Henrik Larsson is one of a number of legends who will pay tribute to the tragic former Hoops star later this year...

Daily Record · Jul 6

Sweden, England, Celtic – Former Celt Shares Rare Parkhead Picture

As the World Cup hype ramps up ahead of the weekend quarter finals, former Celt Chris Sutton shared a treasured image of himself and Henrik Larsson...

Celts Are Here · Jun 25

Celtic Legends Snapped With Former Ibrox Man in Russia

CHRIS SUTTON posted up a fantastic picture of himself, Henrik Larsson, Martin O’Neill and Terry Butcher all in Russia for the World Cup.

Celts Are Here · Jun 25

The Real Deal

Henrik Larsson lay prostrate on the emerald turf of Celtic Park as a hush descended around the packed Stadium.

The Celtic Star · Jun 15

Henrik Larsson stoned as Celtic get a new number 7

“Just seen this about the great man: Henrik Larsson, formerly of Celtic, was awarded his own “stone” in the pavement outside the Palace of Sports, in Helsingborgs “Walk of Fame” in recognition of his sporting contribution,” Celtic’s SLO John Paul Taylor posted on Twitter...

The Celtic Star · Jun 15
Celtic TV · Jun 14

Celtic FC – A Match For Cancer

CELTIC FC Foundation are delighted to confirm that tickets are now on sale to season ticket holders first for ‘A Match for Cancer’, this year’s charity game, which will take place at Celtic Park on Saturday, September 8, 2018 (KO: 2pm).

Celtic TV · Jun 14
VideoCelts · Jun 13

Awesome Celtic World Cup XI that would take on all comers

Pat Bonner and Henrik Larsson have known success on international duty with some of the biggest names in Celtic’s post Lisbon history enjoying the global attention of the World Cup...

VideoCelts · Jun 13
90 Minute Cynic · Jun 13

Timeline Celtic – Season 2003_04

Welcome to the 90 Minute Cynic Podcast (@90minutecynic) with host Chris Gallagher joined by a panel of Dermot Coyle, Allan Edgar and Paul Carlin In episode two of our series entitled ‘TIMELINE CELTIC’ we take a retrospective look back at Season 2003/04 and our return to the Champions League. We touch on the following: Overview of Celtic at the time Squad Transfers European Campaign Domestic run Henrik Larsson This series will fill the gaps during the summer/winter breaks...

90 Minute Cynic · Jun 13
Evening Times · Jun 12

Former Celt Henrik Larsson backs Mikael Lustig’s Sweden to make their mark at World Cup

Former Celtic star Henrik Larsson believes that the absence of Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the World Cup can enhance Sweden’s prospects...

Evening Times · Jun 12

A toss of the coin

In memories view I can still see Chris Sutton control the ball under pressure and play it to his ever ready striking partner Henrik Larsson.

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