John Mellberg

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John Mellberg
Personal information
Full name John Mellberg
Date of birth (2006-07-30) 30 July 2006 (age 17)
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 6
Youth career
-2023 IF Brommapojkarna
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2023– IF Brommapojkarna 0 (0)
2023– FC Liefering 1 (0)
National team
2022-2023 Sweden U17 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 July 2023
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 July 2023

John Mellberg (born July 30, 2006) is a Swedish football player. He plays as defender for the Austrian 2nd league club FC Liefering on loan from FC Red Bull Salzburg.

Career[change | change source]

Mellberg started his career at IF Brommapojkarna. For the 2023 season he was promoted to the professional team in the first division In June 2023 he moved to the Austrian Bundesliga club FC Red Bull Salzburg. [1] In Salzburg he was loaned to FC Liefering.

He made his debut in the second division on 28 July 2023. He was in the starting XI against FC Dornbirn 1913 in the first round of the2023/24 season. [2]

National team[change | change source]

Mellberg made his debut for Sweden U-17 in October 2022.

Personal[change | change source]

His father Olof Mellberg (* 1977) was also a soccer player.

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