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Markus Johannesson

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Full nameMarkus Johannesson
Date of birthMay 29, 1975(age 41)
Place of birthRölanda, Sweden
Height1.85 m (6 ft 0.8 in)
Playing positionDefender, Midfielder

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Markus Johannesson (born May 29, 1975) is a retired Swedish football defender.

Johannesson started his career at Rölanda IF, but moved on to Eds FF and IK Oddevold before he was signed by Örgryte IS in 1997. In 2004, Johannesson left Örgryte IS for Djurgårdens IF. He won The Double with Djurgården in 2005 and was also the captain of the team. He has been capped five times and scored one goal for the Sweden national football team. He was later on the 2009 season on the bench for Kebba Ceesay. But later on he took back his place but then as a defensive midfielder were he used to play with Örgryte IS. Johannesson scored his first league goal for Djurgården in his last game against Kalmar FF, helping Djurgården to reach relegation round against Assyriska FF. Djurgården lost the first game away 0-2 but won at home in extra time, 3-0.

Johannesson retired from professional football after the 2009 season.




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