Mikael Antonsson

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Mikael Antonsson
Mikael Antonsson 2008.jpg
Personal information
Full name Mikael Antonsson
Date of birth (1981-05-31) 31 May 1981 (age 37)
Place of birth Karlskrona, Sweden
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Copenhagen (player-assistant)
Number 15
Youth career
1989–1995 Sillhövda AIK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 Sillhövda AIK 28 (8)
1998–2004 IFK Göteborg 52 (0)
2004–2006 Austria Wien 28 (0)
2006–2007 Panathinaikos 7 (0)
2007–2011 Copenhagen 86 (2)
2011–2014 Bologna 89 (0)
2014– Copenhagen 41 (0)
National team
1997–1998 Sweden U16 18 (2)
1999 Sweden U18 9 (0)
2002–2004 Sweden U21 20 (1)
2004–2015 Sweden 28 (0)
Teams managed
2017– Copenhagen (player-assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 September 2017

Mikael Antonsson (born 31 May 1981) is a Swedish footballer who currently works for the Danish Superliga side F.C. Copenhagen as a playing assistant manager.[1]

Antonsson was born in Karlskrona. He began his career in a local Swedish team called AIK Sillhövda (1996) and after two years he was transferred to Swedish champions IFK Göteborg. He played there until 2004, when Austria Wien bought him for €450.000. In January 2006 Panathinaikos FC brought him in Athens to play for them on a 2-year contract. In the summer 2007 he moved to the Danish champions F.C. Copenhagen.[2]

Mikael Antonsson started the season 2010–11 impressively with new teammate, Sölvi Ottesen, which reminded fans of former steady partnership between Michael Gravgaard and Brede Hangeland. In the 2–0 win against former club and Greek champions Panathinaikos FC, Antonsson chosen for the Goal.com Champions League "Team of the Round".[3]

In 2011, Antonsson moved to Bologna in the Italian Serie A on a free transfer.



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