About John Guidetti
John Guidetti was born on 15 April 1992 in Stockholm, Sweden. He plays as a striker for Celta de Vigo and the Swedish national team.
Guidetti spent his youth career at various clubs in both Sweden and Kenya, where his father worked. He made his professional debut for Swedish side IF Brommapojkarna in 2008.
Guidetti signed for Manchester City in April 2008 after City’s manager Sven-Goran Eriksson spotted him while scouting. He impressed during his first season with City’s under-18 side, scoring 13 goals in 13 appearances. He scored a hat-trick against Burnley on his debut with City’s reserve side.
In 2010, Guidetti was loaned back to his former club IF Brommapojkarna, where he scored 3 goals in 8 games before returning to Manchester.
He made his competitive debut for City on 22 September 2010 in a League Cup match against West Bromwich Albion. Later that season, Guidetti was loaned out to Burnley in the Championship, where he made five appearances.
The following season, Guidetti was loaned out to Feyenoord where he scored 20 goals in 23 Eredivisie matches. He made his Premier League debut on 18 January 2014 while on loan at Stoke City.
Guidetti joined Celtic on loan for the 2014-15 season, winning the Scottish League Cup and Premiership with the club. He scored 15 goals in 35 games for Celtic before moving to Celta Vigo on a free transfer in July 2015.
Guidetti was part of the Swedish team to win the 2015 European Under-21 Championship, where he won the Bronze Boot. He made his debut for the senior squad on 29 February 2012 in a friendly match against Croatia.