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Andreas Andersson

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Full nameAndreas Claes Andersson
Date of birthApril 10, 1974(age 42)
Place of birthNacka, Sweden
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11.6 in)
Playing positionForward

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Andreas Claes Andersson (born 10 April 1974 in Nacka, Sweden) is a Swedish footballer. He retired in 2005, but has started playing for lower league side FC Andrea Doria in Sweden. He was capped 42 times and scored 8 goals for Sweden, and he played at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Injury problems caused him to retire on August 1, 2005, but he stated that he would continue in football as a coach.

During his career he was a goal-getting striker. In 1996 he won the Swedish league title and became league top scorer (19 goals) with IFK Göteborg. He played abroad with AC Milan and Newcastle United before returning to Sweden. Whilst at Newcastle he played in the 1998 FA Cup Final.

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