Petteri Forsell

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Petteri Forsell
Personal information
Full name Jani Petteri Forsell[1]
Date of birth (1990-10-16) 16 October 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Kokkola, Finland[2]
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Miedź Legnica
Number 10
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 KPV 23 (2)
2009 VPS 12 (1)
2010–2012 IFK Mariehamn 52 (18)
2012–2013 Bursaspor 2 (0)
2013 IFK Mariehamn (loan) 8 (4)
2014–2015 IFK Mariehamn 48 (14)
2016– Miedź Legnica 31 (12)
National team
2011–2012 Finland U21 7 (1)
2013– Finland 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 April 2015

Jani Petteri Forsell (born 16 October 1990) is a Finnish footballer currently playing for Polish I Liga side Miedź Legnica.


After starting his career with the local KPV, Forsell was signed by a near Veikkausliiga side VPS in 2009. After struggling to make it in the match squads at Vaasa, he left after only one season, switching to a fellow Veikkausliiga side, IFK Mariehamn. At Mariehamn, he began appear more regularly and soon attracted the attention of much bigger clubs in and outside of Finland. On 9 August 2012 he was selected as the player of the month, for July.[3]

On 5 August 2012, it was announced that Forsell had signed with Turkish top flight club Bursaspor.[4] He was handed the number #7 shirt, for the upcoming season. Forsell made his debut for Bursaspor as a substitute on 23 August in a Europa League qualifying match against FC Twente.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Finland's goal tally first.[5]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 6 February 2013 Netanya Stadium, Netanya, Israel  Israel 1–1 1–2 Friendly


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