Magnus Svensson (footballer)
Magnus Svendsson at Viking Stadion
|Full name||Jan Tore Magnus Svensson|
|Date of birth||10 March 1969|
|Place of birth||Vinberg, Sweden|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Midfielder, Right Back, Right Midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Jan Tore Magnus "Turbo" Svensson (born 10 March 1969) is a former football midfielder from Vinberg, Sweden. He has played 32 international matches and scored 2 goals for the Sweden national team, and was a squad player for the Euro 2000 and the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
Svensson's career started in Vinbergs IF, but he soon joined Halmstads BK in the Swedish Allsvenskan championship. From 1998 to 2002 he moved abroad to play for Viking F.K. in Norway, where he was a big fan favourite. He became the most expensive player in the Danish Superliga when he was bought by Danish club Brøndby IF for NOK 12,5 million in spring 2000. He rejoined Halmstad in 2002.
2006 was Svensson's final year in Halmstad, and he moved back to Vinberg in 2007.
- Champion: 1995
- Champion: 2001–02
- (in Swedish) Official site
- (in Swedish) Halmstads BK profile
- (in Danish) Brøndby IF profile
- (in Dutch) Career stats at Voetbal International
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