Maja Krantz

  • Date of birth : 27/03/1987
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Sweden Sweden
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Maja Krantz

Maja Krantz

National team: Sweden

Which player most inspired you and why? Henrik Larsson. We are from the same club in Helsingborg and I think he was an intelligent and complete player.

Which coach most inspired you? Magnus Wikman. He has a great ability to share his enthusiasm and love for the game.

What was the best advice they gave you? To always act and stay confident no matter what happens during a game.

Best player you've played with? Impossible to choose. I've played with many great Swedish and international players at Linköpings FC.

Toughest opponent? Marta

What are your memories of your first club as a child? All the friends I made and all the fun we had.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Work hard!

What was the experience like of playing in a youth final tournament? It was a great experience and I was inspired to try to reach the senior national team.

Last updated: 07/09/14 21.40CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Maja Krantz
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 27/03/1987 (28)
  • Country: Sweden
  • Squad number: 21
  • Club: Linköping ( SWE)

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Women's Champions League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Qualifying round)
    30/07/09: Linköping 11-0 Roma Calfa
  • National team: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship (First qualifying round)
    28/09/04: Sweden 15-0 Estonia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Sweden WU-19113

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 08/06/2015 15:33 CET