Isaac Kiese Thelin
Thelin playing for IFK Norrköping in 2013
|Full name||Isaac Kiese Thelin|
|Date of birth||24 June 1992|
|Place of birth||Örebro, Sweden|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 October 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Kiese Thelin began his career at Karlslunds IF from Örebro, a club he had been playing football for since the age of five. He played from the club as they played in Sweden's Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3. In 2011 he transferred to newly promoted Allsvenskan side IFK Norrköping. Kiese Thelin made his breakthrough in the 2012 season when he appeared in eleven matches for the club and scored twice. For the 2013 season he increased his appearances to 25 and scored another four goals. After having appeared sporadically during the 2014 season, it was announced on 4 June 2014 that Kiese Thelin had signed a four year contract with fellow Allsvenskan club and reigning champions Malmö FF.
On 4 June 2014 it was announced that Kiese Thelin would transfer to Malmö FF. It was announced that Malmö FF were in negotiations with IFK Norrköping to complete the transfer in summer of 2014 instead of completing the transfer after the season when Kiese Thelin's contract ended. On 5 July 2014 it was confirmed by Malmö FF that Kiese Thelin would join the club on 15 July 2014. He made his debut for the club in the first leg of the second qualifying round to the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League against FK Ventspils on 16 July 2014.
Kiese Thelin was selected for Sweden U17 in 2009, he made three caps and scored once. Thelin was selected for Sweden U21 in 2014 and scored two goals in his first two appearances. Kiese Thelin made his international debut on November 15th 2014 against Montenegro.
- As of 9 December 2014.
- As of 18 November 2014.
- Malmö FF
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