The best players in the history of Finland

The best players in the history of Finland
Jari Litmanen is the best player in the history of Finland. PHOTO: Medium / Instagram Hugo Izquierdo / Kimmo Mäntylä

Who are the best players in Finnish history? The cold European country made history in the world of football since as they did in France 2016 Welsh selections and Iceland, Finns have qualified for the first time ever to play a European Championship. Country with decades of experience but little impact on the world of football, We present the question of what are the best players in its history.

Jari Litmanen, the best player in Finnish history

The talented playmaker is certainly the best player in the history of Finland. Jari Litmanen came to play at the club without much success but if he did very well at Ajax Amsterdam where he became one of the best players in Europe during the early 90.

With the Finnish debuted in 1989 with only 18 years and he played for more than 20 years defending the shirt of the national team, of which he was captain and referent until his retirement in 2010. Curiously, the best player in the history of Finnish football never played a major tournament for his country. None of the 5 World whose pre played (USA 94, France 98, Korea and Japan 2002, Germany 2006 and South Africa 2010) nor any of the disputed European championships during his long career (Sweden 1992, England 1996, Holland and Belgium 2000, Portugal 2004 and Austria and Switzerland 2008). Something that if he got the generation of footballers 2019.

Besides Litmanen, ¿quiénes son los mejores jugadores de la historia de Finlandia?

Teemu Pukki

Finnish footballer is probably best known these days. With a career that led him to play teams like Sevilla (where he played in the reserves and the first team), Schalke 04, Celtic o Norwich, He became the natural leader of the generation of players who led Finland to their first European Championship being the scorer of the team with 9 goals in 9 matches during qualifying and the man who scored two goals in the match certifying a brilliant qualification for the Euro 2019.

the best players in the history of Finland
Team Pukki, Finnish hero 2019. PHOTO: FIFA.COM

sami Hyypia

Mythical central Liverpool with which champion proclaimed Champions of 2005 mythical disputed the final against AC Milan in which his team came from behind 0-3 a los italianos. Es después de Jari Litmanen, the second Finnish player with the most titles in history. The shirt of your country, disputed 105 games and scored 5 goals. However, Nor could play with the Finnish any major international tournament.


Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol
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