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Jan Åge Fjørtoft

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Full nameJan Åge Fjørtoft
Date of birth10 January 1967(age 50)
Place of birthÅlesund, Norway
Height1.90 m
Playing positionCentre forward

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Jan Åge Fjørtoft (born 10 January 1967 in Ålesund) is a former Norwegian footballer. A powerful centre forward with netting ability (scoring 307 goals in 620 official games), he played professionally in Norway, Austria, England and Germany. He appeared in 71 international matches (15 as the captain) and scoring 20 goals for Norway.

Fjørtoft is most famous and remembered in England for his goal celebration which saw him stretch out both of his arms and run around the pitch like an aeroplane.

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