|Full name||Thommie Persson|
|Date of birth||4 August 1984|
|Place of birth||Sweden|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 9 July 2012|
Thommie Persson (born 4 August 1984) is a Swedish footballer who plays for Varbergs BoIS as a defender.
Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.4 million has a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.
In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.
Hans Göran Persson served as Prime Minister of Sweden from 1996 to 2006 and was leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party from 1996 to 2007.
The Cardigans are a Swedish rock band formed in Jönköping, Sweden, in 1992, by guitarist Peter Svensson, bassist Magnus Sveningsson, drummer Bengt Lagerberg, keyboardist Lars-Olof Johansson and lead singer Nina Persson, with the line-up remaining unchanged to this day, although the band's post-hiatus shows since 2012 have been with Oskar Humlebo on guitar instead of Svensson.
Erling Persson was the founder of H&M. He got the idea following a post-World War II trip to the United States as he was very impressed by efficient, high-volume stores.
Nina Elisabet Persson
Jörgen Persson is a Swedish table tennis player. In two memorable World Table Tennis Championships finals he faced fellow Swede Jan-Ove Waldner in 1989 and 1991, losing the former and winning the latter. He also won four World Championship titles in Team.
Johanna Sofia Elisabeth Persson is a former Swedish badminton player. Persson started her junior career in Täby Badmintonförening, and won her first national junior title in 1993 in the U-14 girls' singles, doubles, and mixed doubles event. She won the Swedish National senior title 11 times from 2002 to 2012, 6 in the women's doubles, and 5 in the mixed doubles. She won the bronze medals at the 2004 European Championships in the mixed doubles event partnered with Fredrik Bergström, and also at the 2006 and 2008 European Championship in the women's doubles event with Elin Bergblom. Persson competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the mixed doubles with partner Bergström. They defeated Mike Beres and Jody Patrick of Canada in the first round and Sudket Prapakamol and Saralee Thungthongkam of Thailand in the second. In the quarterfinals, Persson and Bergström lost to Zhang Jun and Gao Ling of China 15–3, 15–1. After retiring from the international tournament, in 2009, Persson runs a project Girls of Badminton, to encourage and promote females within the Swedish Badminton Association. In 2011, she was awarded as a Person of the Year by the Badminton Europe. Her sister, Sara Persson, also a Olympian who competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.
Carl Stefan Erling Persson is a Swedish business magnate. In March 2013, Forbes reported Persson's net worth as $28 billion making him the richest of Sweden's 12 billionaires and the 17th richest person in the world; he has since dropped to number 80. Persson is the chairman and main shareholder in fashion company H&M, which was founded by his father Erling Persson in 1947. Persson took over the company from his father in 1982 and served as its manager until 1998. Persson also owns a substantial stake in the Swedish technology company Hexagon AB. Through his privately held real estate company Ramsbury Invest, Persson owns a large number of properties in London, Paris and Stockholm.
Hammarby Idrottsförening, commonly known as Hammarby IF or simply Hammarby, is a Swedish sports club located in Stockholm, with a number of member organizations active in a variety of different sports.
Sara Lisa Sofia Persson is a Swedish badminton player. Persson won the women's singles title at the Swedish National Championships in 2002 representing Täby Badmintonförening, and repeating it consecutively from 2005-2008. She competed at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, but defeated in the first tound to Petya Nedelcheva of Bulgaria with the score 10-21, 10-21. Her sister, Johanna Persson, also a Olympian who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Geece.
Per Örjan Persson is a former Swedish football player probably most famous for playing for Scottish clubs Dundee United and later Rangers in the 1960s. He also represented Sweden at the 1970 FIFA World Cup in Mexico and the European Championship in 1964.
Eric Stefan Persson is a Swedish professional ice hockey executive and former player. He is the general manager of Borås HC hockey club in Sweden. Persson played for nine seasons with the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL), where he was a member of four Stanley Cup championship teams.
Göran Persson served as Prime Minister of Sweden between 22 March 1996 and 6 October 2006. Persson took over after Ingvar Carlsson, who retired as party leader and Prime Minister. Following the 2006 general election, he and the Persson Cabinet lost power to a centre-right coalition government.
Thommie Lars Rudolf Bergman is a Swedish retired ice hockey player.
Jonas Lars Persson is an Olympic swimmer from Sweden. He swam for his homeland at the 2008 Olympics.
Eric "Hövdingen" Persson was chairman of the Swedish football club Malmö FF between 1937 and 1974. He is commonly regarded as one of the most prominent figures in Swedish football history.
Markus Alexej Persson, better known as Notch, is a Swedish video game programmer and designer. He is best known for creating the sandbox video game Minecraft and for founding the video game company Mojang in 2010, alongside Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser.
Jörgen Persson is a Swedish cinematographer. He has worked on 60 films since 1965. At the 22nd Guldbagge Awards he won the Special Achievement award. At the 28th Guldbagge Awards he was nominated for the Best Cinematography award for the film The Best Intentions.
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Sonja Gunilla Persson is a Swedish fashion model and television personality.
The Swedish Football Association is the governing and head body of football in Sweden. It organises the football leagues — Allsvenskan for men and Damallsvenskan for women — and the men's and women's national teams. It is based in Solna and is a founding member of both FIFA and UEFA. SvFF is supported by 24 district organisations.