Position : Midfielder
Date of birth : 22 April, 1983
Team : Liverpool (England)
Nationality : Finland
Notes : Moved to West Ham from Brommapjkarna, a Swedish side known for producing young talent, for £190,000 in October 1999. Finland U/16 international who was discovered by the English clubs in a youth international tournament. Played at two European U/16 Championships, scoring two goals in 1999 and four goals in 2000. Also played in 2000 European U/18 Championships where he scored a goal. Moved to Liverpool at end of 2000 for £1m, making a large profit for West Ham in one year. He scored three goals at the 2001 European U/18 Championships but Finland finished last in their group.
LAST UPDATED: 1 June, 2002
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