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Name: Oyvind Leonhardsen  
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Date of Birth: 17th August 1970
Place of Birth: Kristiansund
Profession: Footballer
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Øyvind Leonhardsen (born August 17, 1970) is a Norwegian footballer. He currently plays for F.C. Lyn.

Leonhardsen started his career in Clausenengen before he, as a 19 year old, moved to Premier Division side Molde F.K. in 1989. Two years later he was brought to Norwegian champions Rosenborg B.K. Playing for them, he was voted best player in Norway in 1994. Leonhardsen moved to Wimbledon the following season, where he made an instant impact. In the summer of 1997 he was bought by his childhood favourite club Liverpool. He also had a couple of seasons with both Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa, before he moved back to Norway in 2004 to join Lyn, where he is currently the captain.

Leonhardsen has made 86 appearances for the Norwegian national team, scoring 19 goals. He was part of the 1994 and 1998 World Cup squads.

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