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WHO? Laura Österberg Kalmari


WHO? Laura Österberg Kalmari Laura Österberg Kalmari
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Laura Osterberg Kalmari plays for AIK Stockholm in the Swedish Damallsvenskan league. She is a striker, though she prefers to play "in the hole" behind the out-and-out strikers.
     
Born 27.5.1979 in Kirkkonummi, Finland.
     
Top scorer in the Finnish national side with 29 goals from 105 appearances since her international debut in 1996.
     
Top scorer in the Finnish Women's League in 1999, 2000, and 2001, and in the Damallsvenskan in 2004, while playing for Umeå IK, where she also took a UEFA Cup winner's medal in 2003 and 2004.
     
Was a candidate for FIFA Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006.
     
Lives in Stockholm. Married to Niko Österberg. One daughter, Meja, born March 2008. Studying to be a teacher.
     
Previous teams: KyIF (Kirkkonummi), PuiU (Helsinki), MPS Helsinki, University of Portland, Orgeon (USA), HJK Helsinki, Boston Renegades (USA), Umeå IK (Sweden), Djurgården/Alvsjö (Sweden).

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