|Date of birth||19 October 1982|
|Place of birth||Lahti, Finland|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|2004–2006||SV Werder Bremen||14||(0)|
|2005||→ 1. FC Nürnberg (loan)||11||(0)|
|2006–2007||1. FC Köln||27||(1)|
|2007–2009||TSV Alemannia Aachen||40||(0)|
|2010–2011||VfB Stuttgart II||30||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 April 2017 (UTC)
- 1 Career
- 2 International career
- 3 Personal
- 4 Honours
- 5 Career statistics
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Lagerblom is a versatile midfielder who started his career at home-town club FC Lahti in Finland's Veikkausliiga. During seasons 2003 and 2004 he represented the team in 55 matches and scored 13 goals.
In January 2004, he moved to Werder Bremen, and won the Bundesliga and German Cup double with the club the same spring. However, he made only 14 appearances in Bremen's first team and was not able to find a regular spot. He spent the spring of 2005 on loan at 1. FC Nürnberg.
In the summer of 2006, he decided to move to Köln in search of more first team football. He gained 27 appearances in the team and scored one goal.
In summer 2007, he went to Alemannia Aachen. Between years 2007 and 2009 he represented the team in 40 matches.
On 4 June 2009, Lagerblom left Aachen and signed a one-year contract with FSV Frankfurt. He played in 13 matches during the season.
VfB Stuttgart II
One year later he signed for RB Leipzig. He left the team after making only 7 caps for the team.
Return to FC Lahti
Pekka married Anna-Maria (née Lewe), the younger sister of German pop-singer Sarah Connor in January 2005. The couple separated in 2009, while she had a new relationship with footballer Mesut Özil.
His older brother, Lasse, is a former footballer.
- Werder Bremen
- As of 19 August 2011
|Finland national team|
- "Pekka Lagerblom wechselt zum VfB II" [Pekka Lagerblom moves to VfB II] (in German). vfb.de. 6 July 2010. Retrieved 6 July 2010.[permanent dead link]
- "Finsk tidigare landslagsmittfältare ansluter till IFK" (in Swedish). ifkmariehamn.com. 20 February 2013. Archived from the original on 24 December 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
- "Lagerblom till Norge" (in Swedish). nyan.ax. 22 December 2013. Retrieved 22 December 2013.
- "Pekka reiser hjem" (in Norwegian). h-a.no. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
- "Ånge värvar CL-meriterad" (in Swedish). st.nu. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
- "Pekka Lagerblom palaa FC Lahteen". FC Lahti website (in Finnish). FC Lahti. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2015.[permanent dead link]
- "Just Married: Pekka Lagerblom hat geheiratet" (in German). 1. FC Nürnberg. 15 January 2005. Retrieved 2 January 2009.
- "Für Özil läuft es doppelt rund" (in German). sport.de.msn.com. 28 October 2009. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
- "Player profile". National-Football-Teams.com. Retrieved 14 January 2015.