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Magnus Hedman

Footballer
Male
Born Mar 19, 1973
Age 41
Hometown Huddinge Municipa...
Team Chelsea F.C. + Ce...
Position Goalkeeper (retired)
Other Names Hedman, Magnus

Magnus Carl Hedman is a Swedish former football goalkeeper. He played 58 matches for the Sweden national football team, and represented his country at two FIFA World Cup and two European Championship tournaments. He is recently divorced from Magdalena Graaf, a Swedish author, former model and pop singer. The couple have two sons together.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1973 Birth Born on March 19, 1973.

TEENAGE

1990 17 Years Old Hedman started his career with AIK in 1990.
1992 19 Years Old He won the 1992 Allsvenskan championship with AIK, and was chosen as a backup for first-choice keeper Thomas Ravelli at the 1994 World Cup.

TWENTIES

1997 24 Years Old He debuted for the Swedish national team in February 1997, and moved abroad to play for English club Coventry City in July that year.
Hedman was chosen for the Swedish squad at the Euro 2000 where he played all Sweden's matches and conceded goals from Bart Goor and Emile Mpenza against Belgium and from Luigi Di Biagio and Alessandro Del Piero against Italy (both lost 2-1). … Read More
2001 28 Years Old He regained his place following Kirkland's transfer to Liverpool after a single game of the 2001/02 season.
2002 29 Years Old 1 More Event
His Coventry City career came to an acrimonious conclusion towards the end of that season, when he was approached on the pitch during an away match against Preston North End on 6 April 2002 by a 'fan' who was questioning his commitment to the club and desire to play in the Football League Championship.

THIRTIES

2004 31 Years Old 1 More Event
He had a loan spell at Italian team A.C. Ancona in 2004, a time in which he later claimed to have witnessed bribery on part of his Ancona teammates.
2005 32 Years Old He played a further season for Celtic, before being released at the start of the 2005/06 season. … Read More
2006 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In September 2006, he was rumoured to be making a sensational comeback at English FA Premier League club Newcastle United. … Read More
2008 35 Years Old In November 2008 he claimed he was approached by Manchester City to provide back up following the injury to their current number 1 Joe Hart.
2009 36 Years Old Hedman began training with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur on 5 January 2009, with a view to gaining a contract with Spurs until at least the end of the 2008–09 season, of which he did not achieve. … Read More
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