Daniel Larsson (footballer)
Larsson playing for Malmö FF in 2010
|Full name||Daniel Larsson|
|Date of birth||25 January 1987|
|Place of birth||Gothenburg, Sweden|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 October 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Larsson started his professional career at BK Häcken. Bigger clubs noticed Larsson after several impressing performances while playing in Superettan and in 2009 he left Häcken for Malmö FF. In his last season at Häcken he was a contributing factor to their promotion to Allsvenskan by scoring 12 league goals.
He scored his first goal for Malmö FF on April 19, 2009 in the second home game of the season against Trelleborgs FF. For the 2009 season he was the club's top scorer in the league with 11 goals, finishing third in the goalscoring league. 10 of these goals were scored in the latter part of the season together with Edward Ofere who himself scored 10 goals, many of them assisted by Larsson. During 2010 Allsvenskan Larsson became one of the most important players in Malmö FF's title winning squad. Yet again, he scored 10 goals, assisting to 10 as well (winning the assist league). Many plaudit Larsson for developing his game even more where vision, teamwork, passing skill and huge pace were his key assets.
Larsson scored the only goal in the first leg of the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round for Malmö to win the game 1–0 against Rangers at Ibrox Stadium. He finished as Malmö FF's league top scorer for the 2011 season with 6 goals, he also scored 9 assists. The 2012 season was Larsson's weakest season in terms of goal since joining the club as he scored 4 goals in 30 matches. On 7 November 2012 it was announced that Larsson would go on a free transfer to Spanish club Real Valladolid when his contract with Malmö FF ends on 1 January 2013.
On 7 November 2012 Malmö FF confirmed that Larsson would transfer to Real Valladolid on 1 January 2013. On 25 October 2013 he scored his first goal for the club, confirming the 3-0 away victory against Rayo Vallecano.
- As of 21 March 2013
|Spain||League||Copa del Rey||Europe||Total|
|2012–13||Real Valladolid||La Liga||18||0||0||0||—||18||0|
- Malmö FF
- "Hasta la vista, Larsson!" (in Swedish). mff.se. 7 November 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2012.
- "Daniel Larsson nuevo fichaje rojiblanco" (in Spanish). granadacf.es. 10 June 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
- "Sju debutanter mot Oman". svenskfotboll.se. Retrieved 2010-05-17.
- "Daniel Larsson uttagen till landslaget". sydsvenskan.se. Retrieved 2010-05-17.
- "Daniel Larsson". Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 16 August 2011.