|Current Team:||U.C. Sampdoria|
|Birth Day:||July 28, 1989|
|Birth Place:||Stockholm, Sweden|
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He was born in Stockholm and began his youth career with IF Brommapojkarna.
Albin Ekdal plays for the team U.C. Sampdoria
|#5||Manolo Gabbiadini||29||N/A||400,000 EUR (2012)||Italy|
On 23 May 2008, Ekdal signed a four-year contract with Juventus of Italy's Serie A. He made his Serie A and club debut on 18 October in a 2–1 away defeat to Napoli, coming on as a substitute in the 75th minute for Christian Poulsen.
On 15 July 2009, fellow Italian top-flight club Siena signed Ekdal on loan for a season. He made 27 appearances for the Tuscans, who were ultimately relegated at the end of the season, and scored once, in a 4–3 loss away to eventual treble winners Inter Milan on 9 January 2010.
On 28 June 2010, Juventus sold 50% of their ownership rights of Ekdal to Bologna. As per the deal, the two clubs would agree at the start of each season who would have him as a player. He played 23 total games for the Rossoblu and scored on the anniversary of his last goal, to open a 2–0 win at Bari.
On 23 August 2011, Ekdal was sold to fellow Serie A team Cagliari on a three-year deal for €3 million.
Ekdal made his debut for Sweden on 10 August 2011 in a friendly game away to Ukraine in Kharkiv. He came on as a 60th-minute substitute for Sebastian Larsson in a 1–0 win.
On 28 September 2014, Ekdal scored a hat-trick as Cagliari won 4–1 at Inter Milan.
On 18 July 2015, German club Hamburger SV signed Ekdal from Cagliari on a four-year deal for €4.5 million with wages of €600,000 per season. He was given the number 20 shirt.
On 21 January 2017, Ekdal received the first red card of his career, after 33 minutes of a 1–0 loss at VfL Wolfsburg.
He played 57 games for the side in total, who struggled against relegation in each of his three years with the team, ending with their ultimate descent into the 2. Bundesliga in 2018. He scored once for the team from Hamburg, the only goal of a home win against Hertha BSC on 5 March 2017.
On 14 August 2018, following Hamburg's relegation from the Bundesliga, Ekdal returned to Serie A by signing for Sampdoria.
In June 2018 Ekdal was named in Sweden's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He played all five games of a run to the quarter-finals.
On 13 March 2020, Ekdal tested positive for COVID-19, amid its pandemic in Italy.
Currently, Albin Ekdal is 32 years, 4 months and 11 days old. Albin Ekdal will celebrate 33rd birthday on a Thursday 28th of July 2022.
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