Mathias Lindström

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Mathias Lindström
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-01-14) 14 January 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Houtskär, Finland
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
1986–1991 Vasa IFK
1991–2000 Pargas IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 FC Inter Turku 100 (8)
2005 AC Allianssi 18 (1)
2005 Fredrikstad FK 3 (0)
2006–2009 Tampere United 72 (5)
2009–2013 HJK Helsinki 61 (4)
2013−2014 FC Inter Turku 24 (3)
National team
–1999 Finland U-18 2 (0)
2001–2003 Finland U-21 17 (4)
2008– Finland B 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 November 2013.

Mathias Lindström (born 14 January 1981 in Houtskär) is a retired Finnish footballer, who played as a central defender. He has played for FC Inter Turku, AC Allianssi, Fredrikstad FK, Tampere United and HJK Helsinki. Lindström last represented FC Inter Turku.

In his career, he has played 224 games and has scored 16 goals. He is the player with most Veikkausliiga titles, currently 7. Lindström won the Veikkausliiga with Tampere United in 2006 and 2007 and with HJK Helsinki 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. He also won the Finnish League Cup with AC Allianssi in 2005 and with Tampere United in 2009. He won the Finnish Cup with Tampere United in 2007 and with HJK Helsinki in 2011.

Mathias graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Åbo Akademi University in Turku. He is currently studying Journalism (Bachelor's degree) at the Swedish School of Social Science at the University of Helsinki.

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Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Finland AC Allianssi
Finland Tampere United
Finland HJK Helsinki

Individual[edit]

  • Best player of the Year 2002 in Finland U-21
  • Best defenseman of Veikkausliiga 2011
  • Voted in Veikkausliiga All-Star team (Pallokopla): 2007, 2011, 2012