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Hanna Marklund

Personal information
Full nameHanna Gunilla Marklund
Date of birthNovember 26, 1977(age 39)
Place of birthSkellefteå, Sweden
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7.3 in)
Playing positionCentre Back
Club information
Current clubSunnanå SK

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Hanna Gunilla Marklund (born November 26, 1977 in Skellefteå) is a Swedish football player. She plays as a defender, and her shirt number is 4.

Marklund started playing in Varuträsk IF near Skellefteå, where she grew up. She moved on to play in Damallsvenskan with Sunnanå SK. In 2000 she joined Umeå IK, with whom she won Damallsvenskan three years in a row (2000 2002). After the 2004 season she decided to move back to Skellefteå and rejoin Sunnanå SK, where her two sisters Carolina and Mirjam also play. She is currently the captain of Sunnanå SK.

She made her first appearance in the Swedish national team on August 8, 1997 against Iceland. She has since been a regular member of the team.

In November 2005 she won Diamantbollen, an award given the best female player in Sweden each year.

On January 7, 2008, Marklund announced her retirement from both the national team and Sunnanå SK on her impending pregnancy.

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