Sami Hyypiä

Finnish association football player and coach

Sami Hyypiä (born 7 October 1973 in Porvoo) is a Finnish football player. He plays for Bayer Leverkusen and the Finland national team. He is a defender in both of his teams and is captain of Finland and used to be the captain of Liverpool.

Sami Hyypiä
Personal information
Full name Sami Tuomas Hyypiä
Date of birth (1973-10-07) 7 October 1973 (age 50)
Place of birth Porvoo, Finland
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Bayer Leverkusen
Number 4
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992-1995
1996-1999
1999-2009
2009-
Myllykosken Pallo
Willem II
Liverpool
Bayer Leverkusen
National team
1992-2009 Finland
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career statistics

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
FinlandLeague Finnish Cup Finnish League Cup EuropeTotal
1992 Myllykosken Pallo Veikkausliiga 33 0 0 0 33 0
1993 12 0 1 0 13 0
1994 25 5 4 0 29 5
1995 26 3 4 0 30 3
NetherlandsLeague KNVB Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
1995/96 Willem II Eredivisie 14 0 0 0 - 0 0 14 0
1996/97 30 1 5 1 - 0 0 35 2
1997/98 30 0 3 0 - 0 0 33 0
1998/99 26 2 1 0 - 4 0 31 2
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
1999/00 Liverpool Premier League 38 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 42 2
2000/01 35 3 6 0 6 1 11 0 58 4
2001/02 37 3 2 0 1 0 16 2 56 5
2002/03 36 3 3 0 4 0 12 2 55 5
2003/04 38 4 4 0 1 0 8 1 51 5
2004/05 32 2 1 0 1 0 15 1 49 3
2005/06 36 1 6 1 1 0 14 0 57 2
2006/07 23 2 0 0 1 1 5 0 29 3
2007/08 27 1 4 1 0 0 13 2 44 4
2008/09 16 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 19 2
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
2009/10 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga
Country Finland 96 8 9 0 105 8
Netherlands 100 3 9 1 - 4 0 113 4
England 318 22 29 2 19 3 94 8 460 35
Germany 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 514 32 38 3 19 3 107 8 678 47

International career statistics

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Finland national team
YearAppsGoals
1992 1 0
1993 0 0
1994 2 0
1995 4 0
1996 5 0
1997 4 0
1998 7 0
1999 7 1
2000 6 0
2001 7 0
2002 6 1
2003 9 2
2004 8 0
2005 8 0
2006 7 1
2007 9 0
2008 5 0
2009 8 0
Total 103 5

Other websites

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References

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  1. "Sami Hyypi - Century of International Appearances".