Olavi Litmanen

Olavi Litmanen (born 17 April 1945) is a Finnish former international footballer who played as a forward. He spent his entire domestic career with Reipas.[1]

Olavi Litmanen
Personal information
Date of birth (1945-04-17) 17 April 1945 (age 76)
Place of birth Saari, Finland
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
National team
1970–1972 Finland 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He won 5 Finnish Cup winners' medals with Reipas, 1964, 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1978.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Litmanen married a player of the Reipas women's team.[1] He is the father of the Finnish international footballer Jari Olavi Litmanen who also began his career with Reipas.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Litmanen Scrapbook". Fulham FC. 4 March 2008. Archived from the original on 31 July 2012. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Suomen Cupin historiaa" (in Finnish). Palloliitto. Archived from the original on 21 June 2008. Retrieved 8 December 2013.