Jari Litmanen - Lahti, Southern Finland
Posted by: marko77
N 60° 59.232 E 025° 39.073
35V E 427024 N 6762112
Quick Description: The statue of Finnish soccer player Jari Litmanen.
Date Posted: 1/8/2012 1:24:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMDF83
The statue of Jari Litmanen was revealed 10th of October 2010 in Lahti. Litmanen, born 20th February 1971, is Finland's all-time leading scorer. His international career has now lasted over four decades.
Litmanen was born into a footballing family. His father, Olavi Litmanen, was also a Finnish international and a Reipas player. His mother also played for Reipas at the women's highest level.
The statue is located at Kisapuisto (Lahti) where he started his career in the 70's. Litmanen is referred as a king of soccer in Finland.
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