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Malin Moström

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Full nameMalin Sofi Moström
Playing positionMidfielder

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Malin Sofi Moström (born August 1, 1975) is a Swedish former football player (midfielder), from 2001 to 2006 she was the captain of the Sweden women's national football team. She retired in December 2006 in order to focus on her family and her career as a property agent.

Starting her career in Hägglunds IoFK in her native Örnsköldsvik, she joined Umeå IK in 1995, playing in Damallsvenskan, the highest division of women's football in Sweden. In 2000 she won her first Swedish Championship with the club, and in the following year received the Diamantbollen, the Swedish Football Association's annual prize to the woman player of the year. She also won the Midfielder of the Year in 2003-2005. In 2002 she became the captain of Umeå IK, and in 2003 and 2004, she won the UEFA Women's Cup with the team.

As a national team player, she has played more than 80 national fixtures, and was one of the most important players when the national team won the silver medal at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2003. In the 2004 Olympic football tournament she scored a match-winning goal against Nigeria in the final round of the group stage, which took Sweden to the quarter final.

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