Viktor Elm

Viktor Elm in 2007

Viktor Elm ( born November 13, 1985 in Kalmar) is a Swedish football player. The midfielder won with Kalmar FF to the Swedish championship and the national cup. He is the brother of David and Rasmus Elm, who are also a professional footballer and a long time were together at KFF under contract.


Elm began playing football at the Johansfors IF before moving to Nybro IF, when he came in the men's team to use. He then joined the Falkenberg FF, for the midfielder made ​​his debut in 2004 in the Superettan. In his second season he was able to fight for a regular place and recommended with eight goals in 28 games for senior roles. Therefore he was obliged before the 2006 Kalmar FF. Also in the Allsvenskan, he immediately had a regular place safely. During his first Erstligajahres he made his debut on 24 May 2006 in the Swedish U- 21 team when he was a substitute in a 3-1 win over the Polish youth team shortly before the end of Pontus Wernbloom. Overall, however, he came only twice in the team to use. With five goals in his 24 league games, he contributed to the fact that the team could play up to fifth place in the table and thus qualifying for the Royal League just missed.

Also in its second Erstligaspielzeit Elm had as regulars large proportion that KFF has established itself in the top tier of the league. With one point behind IFK Göteborg was missed as the runner-up title and Elm barely played in the notebook of coach Lars Lagerback. In January 2008 he was finally appointed during an American tour in the senior team and came in the 0-2 defeat against the national team of the United States on January 19, his international debut when he came on as a half-time for Niclas Alexandersson.

In the league Elms stopped starch phase and he had made ​​in the two audition times total until end of season four or five goals, so get him before the summer break after less than half of the season because of the 2008 European Championship already six goals. As a result, Elm received offers from abroad. Among other things, the SC Heerenveen courted him, he decided to continue to apply until the end of season in Sweden. After finishing the season in Sweden and by winning the first league title for Kalmar FF to the Elm with 15 goals contributed considerably, he moved to SC Heerenveen in the Netherlands. His debut in the Eredivisie, he celebrated January 16, 2009 in a 3-1 win over Feyenoord Rotterdam. After three years in Friesland joined Elm 2012 AZ Alkmaar.