Longtime New York Metropolis FC defender Anton Tinnerholm is headed to Sweden’s Malmö FF.
He departs after 5 seasons with the Cityzens, the place he managed 9 targets and 23 assists in 199 regular-season appearances.
“I need to thank everybody on the membership for every part they’ve performed for me. The final 5 years have been wonderful, I’ve been rising as an individual, exploring a brand new tradition, a brand new nation, a brand new metropolis and there have been so many moments to look again on,” Tinnherholm mentioned in a farewell message.
Throughout his tenure, he impressed NYCFC to their first ever Main League Soccer title in 2021 and the 2022 Campeones Cup.
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“I bear in mind I’d advised everybody within the press: ‘I got here right here to write down historical past’ and we introduced the membership its first MLS Cup,” Tinnerholm mentioned.
“That’s one thing that may stick in my reminiscence, even when I used to be injured on the time. It was cool to win a giant title out of the country and convey pleasure to the Metropolis of New York and our supporters.”
The defender first joined NYCFC from Malmö in 2018, making a right away affect within the squad. He gained the Defender of the 12 months honors in his first season on the membership, and helped the crew qualify for the MLS Cup Playoffs in every of his 5 seasons.
NYCFC sporting director David Lee added: “Anton will at all times be a part of NYCFC and will probably be remembered as probably the greatest gamers to have performed for our membership. I’d prefer to want Anton and his household the perfect in his subsequent journey and past.”