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Kristen Viikmäe

Published: Wednesday 31 August 2011, 14.28CET

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Published: Wednesday 31 August 2011, 14.28CET

Kristen Viikmäe

Clubs: FC Flora Tallinn, Vålerenga Fotball, Enköpings SK, Fredrikstad FK, Gefle IF, Jönköpings Södra IF, Panegialios FC, JK Nõmme Kalju

• During a national team career now spanning three decades, the attacking midfielder-cum-forward has been capped 114 times and has scored 15 goals*.

• He made his debut on 26 January 1997 as a 17-year-old in a 2-0 friendly loss to Lebanon, appearing as a second-half substitute for Andres Oper.

• Born in Tallinn in 1979, Viikmäe has also enjoyed a peripatetic club career which has featured spells in Estonia, Norway (Vålerenga and Fredrikstad), Sweden (Gefle and Jönköpings Södra) and Greece (Panegialios).

• His longest club association has been with Flora Tallinn, for whom he played 165 league games, registering 71 goals. After a spell with Greek third division outfit Panegialios, he returned home to Estonia in 2011 to sign for Nõmme Kalju.

• In 2004, Viikmäe won the Estonian Silverball, an annual award presented by the country's foremost football writers for the best goal scored that year for the national side.

*As of 1 September 2011.

Last updated: 06/12/13 9.50CET

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