Lustig playing for Celtic in 2012
|Full name||Carl Mikael Lustig|
|Date of birth||13 December 1986|
|Place of birth||Umeå, Sweden|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Right back|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 August 2016.
Carl Mikael Lustig (Swedish pronunciation: ['lɵs'tɪg]; born 13 December 1986) is a Swedish footballer who plays as a right and centre back for Scottish Premiership team Celtic and the Sweden national team. A full international for Sweden since 2008, he represented the country at Euro 2012 and Euro 2016.
Lustig began his career with Sandåkerns SK, he then moved to Umeå FC. He played for two years at the club.
Lustig moved to Allsvenskan club GIF Sundsvall for the 2005 season and played in eight games scoring 2 goals. GIF Sundsvall were relegated the following season to the Superettan. They were in that division for the next two years with Lustig playing in 57 of the 60 games. For the 2008 season the team was back in the Allsvenskan and Lustig continued to be regular in the team when he played in all eleven league games before the Euro break. During the summer he moved to the Norwegian club Rosenborg BK.
After four seasons with Rosenborg, Lustig left the club in November 2011. He had attracted interest from other European clubs, such as Scottish Premier League team Celtic, English Premier League club Fulham and La Liga side Espanyol.
On 23 November 2011, Celtic announced that they had signed Lustig on a pre-contract. He officially joined the club on 1 January 2012. He made his debut for Celtic on 3 March, in a 1–1 draw with Aberdeen. He scored his first goal for the Hoops in a 2–2 home draw against Hibernian on 1 September 2012. He was also initially credited with Celtic's second goal that day, although it was later given as an own goal. On 17 July 2013, Lustig opened the scoring in Celtic's 3–0 away victory in the second round of qualifying against Cliftonville in the Champions League.
Lustig played for Sweden's under-18 team. During the 2006 season, Lustig made his national team debut in under-21 team playing in the 2009 European Under-21 Championship. He had been made vice-captain of the team. In total Lustig made 21 appearances for Sweden under-21s.
Lustig made his full debut for the Sweden national team on 19 January 2008 in a 2–0 win over the USA in January 2008. His first goal came on 29 March 2011 in a European Championship qualifier with Moldova, which Sweden won 2–1. As of August 2012, he has been capped 26 times. On 16 October 2012, Lustig scored Sweden's second goal in a World Cup qualifying match with Germany. Sweden recovered from 4–0 down to salvage a 4–4 draw. On 6 February 2013, he scored an own goal, in a home defeat 2–3 by Argentina.
- Scores and results list Sweden's goal tally first.
|1.||29 March 2011||Råsunda Stadium, Solna||Moldova||1–0||2–1||Euro 2012 qualifier|
|2.||16 October 2012||Olympic Stadium, Berlin||Germany||2–4||4–4||2014 World Cup qualifier|
|3.||5 June 2016||Friends Arena, Solna||Wales||2–0||3–0||Friendly|
- As of 31 August 2016
|2011–12||Scottish Premier League||4||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||5||0|
|2012–13||Scottish Premier League||23||3||5||0||2||0||9||0||39||3|
- As of match played 13 June 2016
- Scottish Premiership (4): 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
- Scottish Cup (1): 2013
- Scottish League Cup (1): 2014-15
- Henrik Larsson sold Celtic to Mikael Lustig Express.co.uk, 24 November 2011
- British pair chase Lustig Sky Sports, 9 November 2011
- "Celtic agree pre-contract deal with Mikael Lustig". BBC Sport. 23 November 2011. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
- Mikael Lustig delighted to finally be a Celt Celtic FC, 30 December 2011
- "Aberdeen 1–1 Celtic". BBC Sport. 3 March 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012.
- "Celtic 2–2 Hibernian". BBC Sport. 1 September 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
- Mikael Lustig UEFA.com
- "Sweden 2 – 1 Moldova". Soccernet. ESPN. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
- Mikael Lustig at National-Football-Teams.com
- "Germany 4–4 Sweden". The Guardian. 16 October 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2012.
- "Sweden 2–3 Argentina". svenskfotboll. 6 February 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
- "Lustig, Mikael". National Football Teams. Retrieved 14 June 2016.
- "Mestvinnende spillere" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2 November 2010.
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