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Jari Olavi Litmanen (born 20 February 1971 in Lahti) is a Finnish footballer, currently playing for Lahti of the Finnish Premier Division.
He is widely considered the country's greatest ever. He was chosen as the best Finnish player of the last 50 years by the Football Association of Finland in the UEFA Jubilee Awards in November 2003. Litmanen also finished 42nd in the 100 Greatest Finns voting in 2004. The Association of Football Statisticians' (The AFS) compendium of 'Greatest Ever Footballers' listed Litmanen as the 53rd best footballer ever. In Finland he is often called "Litti" or "Kuningas" ("The King").
Litmanen was released by Fulham in May 2008, but is the captain of the Finnish national team, in an international career spanning two decades. He has also represented Reipas, HJK, MyPa and Lahti in Finland, as well as Ajax, Barcelona, Liverpool, Hansa Rostock and Malmö abroad. Considered one of the best attacking midfielders, he became the first Finnish footballing superstar while playing for Ajax in the mid-1990s.