Emil Krafth

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Emil Krafth
Emil Krafth (cropped).jpg
Krafth with Sweden at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Emil Henry Kristoffer Krafth
Date of birth (1994-08-02) 2 August 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Right-back
Club information
Current team
Bologna
Number 4
Youth career
Lagans AIK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Lagans AIK 11 (3)
2011 Östers IF 24 (0)
2012–2015 Helsingborgs IF 76 (3)
2015– Bologna 42 (0)
National team
2011 Sweden U17 1 (0)
2012–2013 Sweden U19 8 (1)
2012–2016 Sweden U21 16 (1)
2014– Sweden 15 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 May 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:52, 7 July 2018 (UTC)

Emil Henry Kristoffer Krafth (born 2 August 1994) is a Swedish footballer who plays for Bologna and the Sweden national team as a right-back.[2]

International career[edit]

Krafth became the 5th youngest person ever to play in the Swedish U21 team, being 17 years and 309 days old when he played in Sweden U21s' match against Malta on 6 June 2012.[3][4]

In May 2018 he was named in Sweden’s 23 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of 7 July 2018[6]
National team Year Apps Goals
Sweden
2014 3 0
2015 1 0
2016 3 0
2017 4 0
2018 4 0
Total 15 0

Personal life[edit]

Krafth has since childhood been a supporter of Manchester United.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018. 
  2. ^ "HIF värvar med Krafth". Helsingborgs IF. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mikael Ishak tvåmålskytt mot Malta". Svenkfotboll. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Robin Söder alla tiders yngste i U21-landslaget". Svenkfotboll. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  5. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-gb/amp/news/revealed-every-world-cup-2018-squad-23-man-preliminary-lists/oa0atsduflsv1nsf6oqk576rb
  6. ^ "Emil Krafth". European Football. 30 June 2018. 
  7. ^ "Heja Sverige #60: Emil Krafth". Svenkfotboll. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 

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