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Henrik Larsson

Discussion in 'Ex Players' started by PaddyBhoy, Apr 4, 2011.

Discuss Henrik Larsson in the Ex Players area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. honda Gold Member Gold Member

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    Then still went on and won the big cup. What a player.
     
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    Coolest guy ever too
     
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  6. Drakhan Nac Mac Feegle Gold Member

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    Compare him with his compatriot Zlatan.

    Henrik played 768 top flight games scoring 402 goals at rate of 1.91 goals a game
    Zlatan has played 860 top flight games scoring 479 goals (MLS not included) at rate of 1.79 goals a game.
    If Henrik had played longer, he would probably have scored a lot more goals than Zlatan.
     
  7. Zander Gold Member Gold Member

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    Why not include MLS?
     
  8. Drakhan Nac Mac Feegle Gold Member

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    Ok MLS included.

    Henrik played 768 top flight games scoring 402 goals at rate of 1.91 goals a game
    Zlatan has played 912 top flight games scoring 532 goals at rate of 1.71 goals a game.
    If Henrik had played longer, he would probably have scored a lot more goals than Zlatan.

    EDITED: So Henrik, with Zlatans lowered goal per game ration when including MLS, would have taken even less time if he continued his career, to overhaul Zlatan.
     
  9. HenriksRightBoot

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    Being Swedish, I´ve followed Larsson´s career since he first broke through with Helsingborgs IF in the early 90´s.

    The comparison with Zlatan is unavoidable. Henrik has achieved three things Zlatan will (most likely) never equal;

    1) Golden Boot (2001)
    2) Bronze medal winner World Cup (1994)
    3) Champions League winner (2006)

    I had the pleasure of meeting him once (so far). Very likeable, down-to-earth. Signed a couple of Celtic tops and a match programme in the process.
     
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    To think as well, Henrik had a stumbling start to his career as well.

    Zlatan came out the traps flying at an earlier age and has clearly lasted a few years longer to get his tally up.

    Don't think even Zlatan with his (legendary) attitude would deny Larsson would be the better of the two of the course of their prowess.

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    I'd die for Larsson.
     
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    You've got your sums back to front.


    I never knew Zlatan had never won the Champions League.
     
  13. Drakhan Nac Mac Feegle Gold Member

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    Yep, realised that butwas going to change it later.. oh well.
     
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    What a cool * man.

     
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    Absolute legend.HH
     
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    Would almost certainly happen if @PaulM1888 was still on the site :fear:
     
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    What’s going to be the biggest brass neck in a years time, me booing Henke for scoring against Celtic or your epic climb down about big Ange :34:
     
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