Jari Rantanen

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jari Rantanen
Personal information
Full name Jari Rantanen
Date of birth (1961-12-31) 31 December 1961 (age 55)
Place of birth Helsinki, Finland
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Retired
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1983 HJK Helsinki 74 (16)
1983–1984 Estoril Praia 9 (1)
1984–1985 HJK Helsinki 47 (22)
1985–1986 K. Beerschot V.A.C. 16 (4)
1986–1987 IFK Göteborg 11 (2)
1987–1989 Leicester City 13 (3)
1989–1990 HJK Helsinki 17 (3)
1993–1995 FinnPa 50 (18)
1996 HJK Helsinki 10 (1)
1997 FinnPa 8 (2)
1997–1998 Pallokerho-35 3 (0)
National team
1984–1989 Finland 29 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 November 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 November 2010

Jari Rantanen (born 31 December 1961 in Helsinki, Finland) is a retired football striker.

During his club career, Rantanen notably played for HJK Helsinki and FinnPa, as well as spells abroad with Estoril Praia, K. Beerschot V.A.C., IFK Göteborg and Leicester City. He also made 29 appearances for the Finland national team, scoring 4 goals.

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 May 1984 Kouvolan keskuskenttä, Kouvola, Finland  Soviet Union 1–3 Lost Friendly
2. 22 May 1985 Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland  England 1–1 Drew 1986 World Cup qual.
3. 25 September 1985 Ratina Stadium, Tampere, Finland  Turkey 1–0 Won 1986 World Cup qual.
4. 19 May 1988 Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland  Colombia 1–3 Lost Friendly
Correct as of 7 October 2015[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football PLAYER: Jari Rantanen". eu-football.info. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 

External links[edit]