IK (Sweden), Umeå FC (Sweden), IFK Göteborg (Sweden), AC Milan
(Italy), AC Parma (Italy), Manchester United FC (England),
Everton FC (England), Charlton Athletic FC (England),
Djurgårdens IF (Sweden)
Blomqvist (born February 5, 1974 in Tavelsjo, Västerbotten) is a
Swedish ex-football player.
Blomqvist was a winger, who was unfortunately injury prone. He
was brought in as a back-up to Ryan Giggs by Manchester United
from Parma A.C. of Italy in 1998. While at United, he helped the
club to 3 league titles (1999, 2000, and 2001), one FA Cup in
1999 and one UEFA Champions League in 1999. He scored only one
goal while at United.
Prior to joining Manchester United, Blomqvist played for
Tavelsjö IK, Umeå FC, IFK Göteborg, and A.C. Milan. It was
whilst playing for Göteborg in a Champions League match against
Manchester United that a young Blomqvist first caught the eye of
In 2001, Blomqvist signed with Everton and later joined Charlton
Athletic. He then returned to his native Sweden and Djurgårdens
IF. Blomqvist was part of the Swedish national team at the 1994
World Cup and was capped 30 times for his country.