Ole Gunnar Solskjær

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Full Name
Ole Gunnar Solskjær
Famous As
Football Manager
Birth Date
February 26, 1973
Birth Place

Ole Gunnar Solskjær is a Norwegian professional football manager as well as a former football player. As of now, he is the manager of English club Manchester United. As a player, he played as a forward and spent most of his career with Manchester United. He joined Manchester United in 1996 for a transfer fee of £1.5 million. Nicknamed "the Baby-faced Assassin", he played 366 times for United and scored 126 goals during a successful period for the club. In 2007, Solskjær announced his retirement from football after failing to recover from a serious knee injury. On 28th March 2019, having won 14 of his 19 matches in charge, he signed a three-year contract to take over as Manchester United manager on a permanent basis.