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Magdalena Lilly Eriksson: Current Club, Height, Husband, Nationality, Net Worth, Children, Parents, Siblings, Age, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, News, Occupation, Achievements, Wikipedia, Podcast

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Biography

Magdalena Lilly Eriksson was born on 8th September 1993 in Stockholm, Sweden. Eriksson is a Swedish professional footballer. She plays the role of a defender for Chelsea Women in the English Women’s Super League and the Swedish national football team. She uses left-back and centre-back to play for Hammarby IF, Djurgarden’s IF and Linköping’s FC in the Swedish Damallsvenskan.
In November 2020, she was awarded the Diamantbollen award.

Eriksson, like her partner Pernille Harder, is also known for her LGBTQ+ advocacy and LGBTQ+ rights in sport.

Full Name:Magdalena Lilly Eriksson
Current club:Super League club Chelsea and the Swedish women’s national football team
Born: September 8, 1993
Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality:Swedish
Height:5 feet 8 inches
Parents:N/A
Siblings:N/A
Husband• Spouse:Pernille Harder
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Children: N/A
Occupation:Footballer
Net Worth:$5 million.
Achievements: Damallsvenskan: 2016
Svenska Cupen: 2013–2014, 2014–2015; runner-up: 2015–2016
Svenska Supercupen: runner-up: 2015, 2016
FA Women’s Super League: 2017–2018, 2019–2020, 2020–2021, 2021–2022
Women’s FA Cup: 2017–2018, 2020–2021, 2021–2022
FA Women’s League Cup: 2019–2020, 2020–2021
FA Community Shield: 2020
UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship: 2012
Summer Olympic Games Silver medal: 2016, 2020
FIFA Women’s World Cup Third place: 2019
Diamantbollen: 2020
Fotbollsgalan: Swedish Defender of the Year: 2020, 2021
FIFA FIFPro World XI: 2021

Early Life & Education

Magdalena Lilly Eriksson started palying football at a very young age before joining local team Enskede IK, but was later encourage by her father to join Hammarby IF in order to improve her game.
At the age of Seventeen, she has started selling and making waves for Hammarby’s first team in the 2011 Damallsvenskan season and made her appearance against Umea IK.

Eriksson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and took a course in feminist theory and intersectional power analysis.

Personal Life

Magdalena Lilly Eriksson is allegedly in a serious relationship with her lesbian partner Pernille Harder, they have been in a relationship since May,2014. They both work with the charity Common Goal and pledges 1% of their salaries to help tackle social issues throughout football. The couple has push equality and LGBTQ+ rights in sport.
Erikson loves to watch Netflix, drink coffee and get together with her friends in her spare time. She also gets back to her country as soon as she gets the time to do so to see her family.
Growing up, she assumed her last name was spelled with a C because that was how her father spelled it but when she turned seventeen, she looked in her passport she realized it was actually spelled with a K, thereby making her last name to be misspelled as “Ericsson” rather that correct “Eriksson”.
Eriksson has a tattoo on her neck written in Swedish and means “don’t judge people and be yourself” when translated. This is the main aspect of Eriksson’s personality. She really likes to be honest and just be herself. In a world that everybody judges you based on what you love or what you are obsessed with it is nice to have people who think that nobody is allowed to judge.

Career

Eriksson started her football career with local team Enskede IK, but was later encouraged by her father to join Hammarby IF in order to improve her game.
At the aged seventeen (17), she broke into Hammerly’s first team in the 2011 Damallsvenskan season and made her appearance against Umea IK.

In November 2011, Eriksson left relegated Hammarby for their Stockholm rivals Djurgården. After scoring one goal in 19 appearances in the 2012 Damallsvenskan, she left Djurgårdens, who were facing relegation, for Linköpings FC.

In July 2017, after almost five years with Linköpings FC, she signed a two-year contract with Women’s Super League team Chelsea Ladies.
On 20 August 2018, she extended her contract until 2021.
On 6 September 2019, Chelsea announced that Eriksson would be the new captain.
On 12 November 2020, she extended her contract until 2023.
On 9 December 2020, Eriksson made her 100th appearance for Chelsea in a Champions League win over Benfica.

For her outstanding performance over the years, and especially after Chelsea’s WSL title winning 2020–2021 season, Eriksson was hailed as one of the best defenders in Europe.
As a Swedish under-19 international, Eriksson was part of the victorious squad at the 2012 U-19 European Championship.
In November 2013, national team coach Pia Sundhage called her to a senior squad training camp at Bosön.
Eriksson made her appearance for the senior Sweden team in a 3–0 friendly defeat by France in Amiens on 8 February 2014.
She was part of the Swedish squad that won silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Since then, Eriksson has represented Sweden at every major tournament, namely UEFA Women’s Euro 2017, 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, 2020 Summer Olympics, and UEFA Women’s Euro 2022. At the 2020 Olympics, she won the silver medal after Sweden lost to Canada in the final after penalties.

Net Worth

Magdalena Lilly Eriksson has worked as a goalkeeper right from child. she has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Magdalena Lilly Eriksson has an astonished net worth of $5 million.

Social Media

Magdalena Lilly Eriksson as humble and hardworking as she is discovered that she also has some social media platforms where she can be connected.

  • @Magdalena Lilly Eriksson (@magdalenaeriksson16) is her Instagram handle.
  • @Magdalena Lilly Eriksson (@magdaeriksson) is her Twitter handle.

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