AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Ari Hjelm

Personal information
Full nameAri Juhani Hjelm
Date of birth24 February 1962(age 54)
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11.3 in)
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current clubTampere United

     Home | Football Player | Ari Hjelm

Ari-Juhani Hjelm (born 24 February 1962 in Tampere) is a Finnish football coach and former player. He was the head coach of home-town club Tampere United in Finland's Veikkausliiga.

A forward, Hjelm played in the German Bundesliga for Stuttgarter Kickers in the 1988-89 season. He also played in the 2. Bundesliga for Kickers (1989 90) and FC St. Pauli (1992 94). In Finland Hjelm represented FC Ilves (1981 88 and 1990 94) and HJK Helsinki (1995 96).

Hjelm earned 100 caps for the Finnish national team. He held the record for most caps for Finland a decade, before being overtaken by Jari Litmanen in 2006. He is also the fourth highest scorer for Finland with 20 goals. Hjelm is an honorary captain of the Finnish national team.

His son Jonne Hjelm is a player for Tampere United.

Warning: simplexml_load_file( [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260