Finland - International Player Records

  • Appearances for Faroe Islands National Team
  • Goalscoring for Faroe Islands National Team

  • Last match included: Bosnia-Herzegovina-Finland, 14 Jun 2022
      
    These figures are according to the Finnish FA, which means that they
    include all Olympic and amateur matches until 1988.
    They also include, marked with + where applicable, the Finnish FA 60th
    anniversary match Nordic XI vs Soviet Union in 1967. In the Nordic XI,
    there were two players from Sweden, Norway and Denmark each, the rest
    were from Finland.  Tommy Lindholm scored one goal in that match (also
    included below).
    

    Appearances for Finland National Team

                                    Caps  Goals   First   Last
      1. Jari Litmanen               137     32    1989   2010
      2. Teemu Pukki                 106     36    2009   2022 *
      3. Sami Hyypiä                 105      5    1992   2010
         Jonatan Johansson           105     22    1996   2010
      5. Ari Hjelm                   100     20    1983   1996
      6. Joonas Kolkka                98     11    1994   2010
      7. Mikael Forssell              87     29    1999   2014
      8. Erkka Petäjä                 84      0    1983   1994
         Tim Sparv                    84      1    2009   2021 *
     10. Lukas Hradecky (gk)          78      0    2010   2022 *
         Joona Toivio                 78      3    2011   2021 *
     12. Arto Tolsa                   77      9    1964   1981
     13. Petri Pasanen                76      1    2000   2013
         Hannu Tihinen                76      5    1999   2009
     15. Toni Kuivasto                75      1    1997   2009
     16. Roman Eremenko               73      5    2007   2016 *
     17. Mika Nurmela                 71      4    1992   2007
     18. Mika-Matti Paatelainen       70     18    1986   2000
     19. Aki Riihilahti               69     11    1998   2007
     20. Juhani Peltonen              68+    10    1955   1970
         Esko Ranta                   68      0    1971   1980
     22. Antti Niemi (gk)             67      0    1992   2007
     23. Hannu Turunen                66      3    1979   1987
     24. Jukka Raitala                64      0    2009   2021 *
         Teemu Tainio                 64      6    1998   2014
     26. Kasper Hämäläinen            63      9    2008   2019 *
         Rasmus Schüller              63      0    2013   2022 *
         Mika Väyrynen                63      5    2002   2015
     29. Shefki Kuqi                  62      7    1999   2010
         Niklas Moisander             62      2    2008   2017 *
         Miikka Toivola               62      4    1968   1980
     32. Markus Heikkinen             61      0    2002   2011
         Olli Huttunen (gk)           61      0    1980   1992
         Stig-Göran Myntti            61      5    1945   1958
     35. Erik Holmgren                60      2    1986   1995
         Marko Myyry                  60      2    1986   1996
         Esa Pekonen                  60      2    1981   1989
         Jere Uronen                  60      1    2012   2022 *
     39. Jukka Ikäläinen              59      4    1980   1989
         Markku Kanerva               59      1    1986   1995
         Kari Ukkonen                 59      4    1983   1996
     42. Paulus Arajuuri              58      3    2010   2021 *
         Robin Lod                    58      5    2015   2022 *
     44. Alexei Eremenko              57     14    2003   2013
         Frans Karjagin               57      0    1929   1941
     46. Kari Arkivuo                 56      1    2005   2017 *
         Veikko Asikainen             56      0    1938   1955
         Jari Europaeus               56      0    1983   1991
         Jussi Jääskeläinen (gk)      56      0    1998   2010
         Aki Lahtinen                 56      0    1979   1989
         Pertti Mäkipää               56+     2    1962   1970
         Kai Pahlman                  56     13    1954   1968
         Joel Pohjanpalo              56     13    2012   2022 *
     54. Jouko Suomalainen            54      2    1970   1978
     55. Ari Heikkinen                51      1    1989   1994
         Timo Kautonen                51+     0    1964   1976
     57. William Kanerva              50     13    1922   1938
         Max Viinioksa                50      1    1926   1935 
     59. Perparim Hetemaj             49      4    2009   2017 *
         Toni Kallio                  49      2    2000   2010
         Kari Laukkanen (gk)          49      0    1985   1996
     62. Leo Houtsonen                48      1    1978   1986
     63. Tommy Lindholm               47+    12+   1965   1974
         Matti Paatelainen            47     11    1970   1977
         Ari Valvee                   47      8    1980   1989
     66. Glen Kamara                  46      1    2017   2022 *
         Mika Lipponen                46     11    1983   1991
         Jyrki Nieminen               46      9    1976   1986
     69. Jarkko Wiss                  45      3    1996   2007
         Harri Ylönen                 45      1    1995   2002
     71. Kalevi Lehtovirta            44     13    1947   1959
         Alexander Ring               44      2    2011   2017 *
     73. Erkki Vihtilä                43      0    1971   1979
         Gunnar Åström                43     16    1923   1937
     75. Hjalmar Kelin                42      7    1920   1928
         Arvo Närvänen                42      1    1924   1937
         Janne Saarinen               42      0    2000   2008
     78. Olavi Rissanen               40      7    1969   1979
         Eino Soinio                  40      2    1912   1927
     80. Peter Kopteff                39      1    2002   2006
         Pauno Kymäläinen             39      0    1975   1985
         Kaarlo Oksanen               39      0    1929   1937
         Kim Suominen                 39      4    1993   1996
     84. Aulis Koponen                38     16    1924   1935
         Antti Sumiala                38      9    1992   2004
     86. Erik Beijar                  37      4    1948   1964
         Ernst Grönlund               37     10    1931   1940
         Lars Näsman (gk)             37+     0    1965   1971
         Aulis Rytkönen               37      7    1948   1964
         Daniel Sjölund               37      2    2003   2012 *
         Kari Virtanen                37      1    1979   1986
     92. Tommi Grönlund               36      2    1995   2002
         Petri Järvinen               36      4    1989   1996
         Ismo Lius                    36      4    1984   1990
         Kurt Martin                  36      0    1945   1954
         Jari Rantanen                36      4    1983   1989
     98. Markus Halsti                35      0    2008   2018 *
         Matti Mäkelä                 35      2    1961   1972
         Kurt Weckström               35     10    1931   1943
    101. Seppo Kilponen               34      0    1966   1971
         Janne Lindberg               34      1    1993   1996
         Ilkka Remes                  34      1    1982   1992
         Pyry Soiri                   34      5    2017   2021 * 
         Pasi Tauriainen              34      1    1986   1993
         Jorma Vaihela                34     13    1947   1954
    107. Veli Lampi                   33      0    2006   2015
         Semi Nuoranen                33      2    1961   1972
         Kimmo Tarkkio                33      3    1986   1992
    110. Verner Eklöf                 32     17    1919   1927
         Aki Heiskanen                32      7    1974   1978
         Juhani Ojala                 32      1    2011   2021 *
         Raimo Saviomaa               32      0    1968   1974
         Simo Valakari                32      0    1996   2003
    115. Mika Kottila                 31      7    1998   2004
         Pentti Larvo                 31      4    1929   1937
         Jarl Malmgren                31      7    1928   1938
    118. Viljo Halme (gk)             30      0    1932   1939
         Jari Ilola                   30      1    1998   2007
         Seppo Pyykkö                 30      1    1976   1981
    
    gk = goalkeeper
    
    + Contains the Finnish FA 60th anniversary match Nordic XI vs Soviet
      Union in 1967. In the Nordic XI, there were two players from Sweden,
      Norway and Denmark each, the rest were from Finland. Tommy Lindholm
      scored one goal in that match (also included above).
    

    Goalscoring for Finland National Team

                                   Goals   Caps   First   Last
      1. Teemu Pukki                  36    106    2009   2022 *
      2. Jari Litmanen                32    137    1989   2010
      3. Mikael Forssell              29     87    1999   2014
      4. Jonatan Johansson            22    105    1996   2010
      5. Ari Hjelm                    20    100    1983   1996
      6. Mika-Matti Paatelainen       18     70    1986   2000
      7. Verner Eklöf                 17     32    1919   1927
      8. Aulis Koponen                16     38    1924   1935
         Gunnar Åström                16     43    1923   1937
     10. Alexei Eremenko              14     57    2003   2013
     11. Jorma Vaihela                13     34    1947   1954
         Kalevi Lehtovirta            13     44    1947   1959   
         William Kanerva              13     50    1922   1938 
         Kai Pahlman                  13     56    1954   1968
         Joel Pohjanpalo              13     56    2012   2022 *
     16. Tommy Lindholm               12+    47+   1965   1974
     17. Mika Lipponen                11     46    1983   1991
         Matti Paatelainen            11     47    1970   1977
         Aki Riihilahti               11     69    1998   2007
         Joonas Kolkka                11     98    1994   2010
     21. Kalle Fallström              10     19    1923   1928
         Kurt Weckström               10     35    1931   1943
         Ernst Grönlund               10     37    1931   1940
         Juhani Peltonen              10     68+   1955   1970  
     25 .Jarl Öhman                    9     12    1911   1922
         Nuutti Lintamo                9     23    1930   1939
         Antti Sumiala                 9     38    1992   2004
         Jyrki Nieminen                9     46    1976   1986
         Kasper Hämäläinen             9     63    2008   2019 *
         Arto Tolsa                    9     77    1964   1981  
     31. Ari Valvee                    8     47    1980   1989
     32. Nils Rikberg                  7     15    1952   1960 
         Aatos Lehtonen                7     19    1936   1941
         Albin Lönnberg                7     21    1925   1935 
         Fredrik Jensen                7     25    2017   2021 *
         Atik Ismail                   7     26    1977   1984
         Olavi Lahtinen                7     28    1953   1958
         Mika Kottila                  7     31    1998   2004
         Jarl Malmgren                 7     31    1928   1938
         Aki Heiskanen                 7     32    1974   1978   
         Aulis Rytkönen                7     37    1948   1964
         Olavi Rissanen                7     40    1969   1979
         Hjalmar Kelin                 7     42    1920   1928
         Shefki Kuqi                   7     62    1999   2010
     45. Aarne Linna                   6     18    1919   1926
         Hannu Kankkonen               6     25    1954   1965
         Teemu Tainio                  6     64    1998   2014
     48. Yrjö Kylmälä                  5      7    1934   1939
         Yrjö Asikainen                5      9    1949   1955
         Njazi Kuqi                    5     12    2005   2013 *
         Pyry Soiri                    5     18    2017   2019 *
         Matti Hiltunen                5     21    1953   1962
         Roni Porokara                 5     23    2006   2013
         Pyry Soiri                    5     34    2017   2021 * 
         Robin Lod                     5     58    2015   2022 *
         Stig-Göran Myntti             5     61    1945   1958
         Mika Väyrynen                 5     63    2002   2015
         Roman Eremenko                5     73    2007   2016 *
         Hannu Tihinen                 5     76    1999   2009
         Sami Hyypiä                   5    105    1992   2010
    
    * The player is still active, at least at club level.
    
    + Contains the Finnish FA 60th anniversary match Nordic XI vs Soviet
      Union in 1967. In the Nordic XI, there were two players from Sweden,
      Norway and Denmark each, the rest were from Finland. Tommy Lindholm
      scored one goal in that match (also included above).
    
    

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