Gustaf Nilsson (footballer, born 1997)

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Gustaf Nilsson
Personal information
Full nameHåkan Gustaf Nilsson
Date of birth (1997-05-23) 23 May 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Sweden
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
BK Häcken
Youth career
Falkenbergs FF
Senior career*
2014–2016 Falkenbergs FF 31 (8)
2016–2018 Brøndby IF 11 (1)
2017–2018Silkeborg IF (loan) 31 (8)
2018–2019 Vejle BK 19 (2)
2019– BK Häcken 11 (1)
National team
2014–2016 Sweden U19 10 (5)
2015–2018 Sweden U21 6 (0)
2018 Sweden 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 13:54, 14 August 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 October 2018

Gustaf Nilsson (born 23 May 1997) is a Swedish footballer who plays for BK Häcken as a forward. [1] [2]



Signed on 22 January 2016 a four-year pre-contract with the Danish team Brøndby IF starting from the summer of 2016. [3]


He made his debut for Sweden national football team on 7 January 2018 in a friendly against Estonia. [4] On 11 January 2018, he scored in extra time to give his country a 1–0 victory in a friendly against Denmark. [5]

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  1. SIF henter svensk angriber Archived 2018-07-01 at the Wayback Machine ‚, 10 July 2017
  2. "Gustaf Nilsson". Svenskfotboll. Retrieved 9 September 2014.
  3. Brøndby IF skriver med svensk angrebstalent, Brøndby IF, 22 January 2016
  4. "Sweden v Estonia game report". ESPN. 7 January 2018.
  5. "Sweden v Denmark game report". ESPN. 11 January 2018.