[12][13], Solskjær debuted for Clausenengen (CFK) at 17 years old in 1990. Ole Gunnar Solskjær KSO (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈûːlə ˈɡʉ̂nːɑr ˈsûːlʂæːr] (listen); born 26 February 1973) is a Norwegian professional football manager and former player. He returned to his native country in 2011 to manage his former club, Molde, whom he led to their two first ever Tippeligaen titles in his first two seasons with the club. At the age of seven, he joined the local football club Clausenengen. [4] On 28 March 2019, having won 14 of his 19 matches in charge, Solskjær signed a three-year contract to take over as Manchester United manager on a permanent basis. [12][8] Between 1992 and 1993, Solskjær completed a mandatory year's national service in the Norwegian Army. Birth Sign Pisces. [31] Solskjær made his final appearance for Molde on 21 July 1996 in a 5–1 win against Start, scoring the fourth goal in the 85th minute, before throwing his shirt to the crowd in celebration and receiving applause as he was substituted. [205] In addition, Manchester United lost in three semi-finals, EFL Cup, FA Cup and Europa League, in the 2019–20 season. [207], During his time in England, Solskjær lived in Bramhall with his wife, Silje, and their three children, Noah, Karna and Elijah. Ole Gunnar Solskjær is a Norwegian-born football coach and former player. The manager is ushering in a vibrant core who made his XI against Chelsea on the opening day the youngest of the weekend – at an average age of 24 years and 227 days – and that mark was lowered to 24 years and 173 days at Wolves on Monday. [86] On 31 October, he netted a brace during a 3–0 victory against Watford in the League Cup third round, scoring in the 12th and 81st minutes. Ole Gunnar Solskjær 2020 - Biography at Wikipedia (Wiki, Age, Birthday) Ole Gunnar Solskjær - soccer player Ole Gunnar Solskjær was born on February 26, 1973 in Kristiansund United-Monaco", "Games played by Ole Solskjaer in 1997/1998", "Football: Solskjaer sting in United's tail: Manchester United 2 Liverpool 1", "UEFA Champions League – Man. His performance led him to be picked by ‘Manchester United’ for its 1996–1997 season. [92] On 10 April, he scored the winning goal in United's 2–1 victory over Charlton Athletic, scoring only six minutes after coming on in the 76th minute. As a player, he was a part of a hugely successful era for the club and won the Premier League title 6 times, the FA Cup twice, and the UEFA Champions League in the 1998–99 season. [169][170], The 2018 Eliteserien was Molde's best year under Solskjær since his return, starting the season with three wins against Sandefjord, Haugesund and Tromsø sending Molde top. He is … [96] On 23 October, Solskjær came off the bench in the 73rd minute against Olympiacos, with the score level at 0–0, and within six minutes broke the deadlock – helping United eventually win 3–0. [197] The league winning streak was ended at six (eight in all competitions, including FA Cup wins over Reading at home and away at Arsenal) after United played out a 2–2 draw at home to Burnley on 29 January. As a player he spent most of his career playing as a forward for Manchester United. [21][20], On 10 August, Solskjær played in his first European competition, the qualification round for UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, against Belarussian team Dinamo-93 Minsk. [195] This was the first time United had scored five or more goals in a Premier League game since a 5–5 draw with West Bromwich Albion in Ferguson's final game in charge before his retirement in May 2013.