Martin Olsson

  • Date of birth : 17/05/1988
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Sweden Sweden
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Martin Olsson

Martin Olsson

U21 debut: 07.09.2007 v Latvia

• A left-back who started out at the same club as Henrik Larsson – Högaborgs BK – before joining Blackburn in January 2006.

• Voted Blackburn's Young Player of the Year in 2007/08 after breaking into the side for the first time.

• Twin brother Marcus plays for Halmstads BK and the pair grew up on the same street as Larsson in Helsingborg.

Last updated: 08/06/09 19.32CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Martin Olsson
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 17/05/1988 (28)
  • Country: Sweden
  • Squad number: 16
  • Club: Swansea ( ENG)

  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 81kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Second qualifying round)
    30/08/07: Blackburn 2-0 MYPA
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Qualifying round)
    08/10/06: Sweden 2-0 Iceland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Sweden U-21121
Sweden U-1941

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 17/01/2017 19:23 CET