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|Full name||Niklas Moisander|
|Date of birth||29 September 1985|
|Place of birth||Turku, Finland|
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 April 2013|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 March 2013
Niklas Moisander, (born 29 September 1985 in Turku) is a Finnish footballer who plays as a central defender or left fullback for Dutch team Ajax and current captain of the national team of Finland, He is the twin brother of the Goalkeeper Henrik Moisander.
He started his career with TPS and played 17 times for them, from 2002 to June 2003, he was a regular with his home club.
Moisander then moved to Ajax, but never actually played any matches for them and was playing for the reserves for the majority of his 3 year stay there.
In July 2006, he went to Zwolle and during his time there, he made 75 appearances, scoring 5 times, Moisander was an instrumental player for them.
On 1 July 2008, after having impressed AZ, he moved there the following summer. He was made the team captain for the 2011−2012 season.
Return to Ajax
On August 21 of 2012 he returned to AFC Ajax on a three year contract as a replacement for Jan Vertonghen who was sold to Tottenham Hotspur. On 3 October 2012, Moisander scored a header in the Champions League, in a 4−1 home defeat against Real Madrid. He scored the winner in the Champions League game against Manchester City on 24 October 2012 again with a header.
Moisander made his debut for the Finnish national team on 29 May 2008 in a friendly match against Turkey. On 10 October 2009, he scored the winning goal in a World Cup qualifier win over Wales. In 2011, under Mixu Paatelainen, Moisander gained the captains armband from Petri Pasanen.
Statistics accurate as of matches played on 28 March 2013
Statistics accurate as of matches played on 26 March 2013
|Finland national team|
Finland's score given first. As of 19 August 2011.
|Niklas Moisander international goals|
|1.||10 October 2009||Helsinki, Finland||Wales||2-1||2010 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- Finnish Football Association Player of the Year: 2012
- Finnish Sports’ Journalists Player of the Year: 2012
- Niklas Moisander – UEFA competition record
- Niklas Moisander – FIFA competition record
- Niklas Moisander at National-Football-Teams.com
- Niklas Moisander at transfermarkt.co.uk (in English) (in German) (in Italian)
- Niklas Moisander at Soccerway.com
- Voetball International Profile
- Profile at FA of Finland's official website (in Finnish)
- Profile at ESPNsoccernet
| Finland football captain
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Niklas Moisander.|
- "Finland 2–1 Wales". BBC. 10 October 2009. Retrieved 10 October 2009.
- "Voetbal International: Niklas Moisander". Voetbal International.
- "Niklas Moisander" (in Finnish). Suomen Palloliitto (Football Association of Finland). Retrieved 19 August 2011.
- Vuoden parhaita palkittiin Captain’s Ball –gaalassa
- Hyypiä ja Moisander palkittiin