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Full name  Bernt Kennet Andersson
1982–1984  IFK Eskilstuna
Weight  92 kg
1976–1981  Tunafors SK
Height  1.93 m

Playing position  Forward
Role  Footballer
Name  Kennet Andersson
Position  Forward
Kennet Andersson
Date of birth  (1967-10-06) 6 October 1967 (age 48)
Similar People  Tomas Brolin, Martin Dahlin, Klas Ingesson, Thomas Ravelli, Patrik Andersson

Place of birth  Eskilstuna, Sweden

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Bernt Kennet Andersson (born 6 October 1967 in Eskilstuna) is a Swedish former footballer, who played as a striker. He was a key member of the Swedish national team that finished third in the 1994 World Cup.

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Club career

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On club level, Andersson played for Tunafors SK (1976−1981), Eskilstuna (1982–88), Göteborg (1988–91), Mechelen (1991–92), Norrköping (1993), Lille (1993–94), Caen (1994–95), Bari (1995–96), Bologna (1996–99 and 1999–2000), Lazio (1999), Fenerbahçe (2000–02) and Gårda BK (2005).

International career

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For Sweden, Andersson made 83 appearances and scored 31 goals, both near the top in national history. He played in the 1992 and 2000 European Championships. He led the Swedish team in scoring with five goals in the 1994 World Cup, a feat which tied him for third place as the tournament's leading goalscorer. His physical size gave him an advantage in the air, and in this tournament he became known for towering over defenders to score goals with his head; in Sweden's quarter-final win over Romania, he headed in a vital goal by outjumping even the Romanian goalkeeper.

International goals

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Style of play

Andersson was considered one of the top-class strikers of his generation. A tall, strong and prolific goalscorer, in spite of his lack of pace or notable technical skills, he was renowned for his excellent abilities in the air, which enabled him both to score goals and get on the end of long balls to provide assists for his teammates; due to his playing style, he was frequently dubbed an "old-fashioned" centre-forward in the media throughout his career. BBC has described Andersson as "one of the world's greatest forwards in the air", adding that "his aerial ability is complemented by decent passing and unselfish support play that has allowed other strikers to flourish alongside him."

Club

IFK Göteborg
  • Allsvenskan: 1990, 1991
  • Svenska Cupen: 1990–91
  • Bologna
  • UEFA Intertoto Cup: 1998
  • Lazio
  • UEFA Super Cup: 1999
  • Fenerbahçe
  • 1. Lig: 2000–01
  • Turkish Cup: Runner-up 2000–01
  • International

  • FIFA World Cup: Third place 1994
  • Individual

  • Allsvenskan top scorer: 1991
  • FIFA World Cup Bronze Boot: 1994
  • References

    Kennet Andersson Wikipedia


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