15 Facts About Ragnar Klavan

1. Ragnar Klavan was born on 30 October 1985 and is an Estonian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Estonian club Paide Linnameeskond and the Estonia national team.

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2. In 2018, Ragnar Klavan signed for Cagliari in a transfer worth £2 million.

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3. Ragnar Klavan made his senior international debut for Estonia in 2003, and became captain in 2012.

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4. Ragnar Klavan moved to Tulevik's first team in 2002 and made his debut in the Meistriliiga on 31 March 2002, at age 16, in a goalless draw against Levadia.

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5. On 31 August 2004, Ragnar Klavan joined Norwegian club Valerenga on a three-month loan for a fee of 300,000 NOK, with an option to sign permanently for €500,000 when the loan period is over.

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6. Ragnar Klavan made one more league appearance before spending two matches on the bench as an unused substitute.

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7. On 4 August 2005, Ragnar Klavan signed a three-year contract with Eredivisie club Heracles Almelo for a fee of €200,000.

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8. On 29 December 2007, Ragnar Klavan signed a new contract that would extend his stay at the club until 30 June 2009.

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9. On 14 February, Ragnar Klavan signed a four-year contract, keeping him with AZ until June 2013.

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10. On 2 July 2012, Ragnar Klavan signed a two-year contract with German club FC Augsburg for an undisclosed fee.

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11. On 17 August 2018, Ragnar Klavan signed a two-year contract with Italian club Cagliari for a fee of £2 million.

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12. On 1 July 2021, Ragnar Klavan signed for Estonian Meistriliiga club Paide Linnameeskond, returning to Estonia after 17 years abroad.

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13. Ragnar Klavan began his youth career in 1999 with the Estonia under-15 team.

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14. Ragnar Klavan represented the under-17, under-18, under-20, and under-21 national sides, amassing 22 youth appearances overall.

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15. In May 2016, Ragnar Klavan became president of Estonian football club Tallinna Kalev.

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