Need a goal? Call Nils 'Ola' Toivonen

The striker scored in the 32nd minute for Sweden against Germany in its FIFA World Group F league match on Saturday.

Sweden's Ola Toivonen scores his team's first goal in the 32nd minute.   -  Getty Images

Ola Toivonen shot into fame in the 32nd minute when he scored for Sweden against defending champion Germany in their team's second FIFA World Cup Group F league game on Saturday.

Toivonen received a cross from Viktor Claesson, chested the ball with excellent control and lobbed the ball over Germany custodian Manuel Neuer to find the back of the net and spark wild celebrations.

After not scoring in 23 games for Toulouse in Ligue 1 during the 2017-18 season (with 19 shots), Toivonen scored in his second match at the World Cup, with what was his second shot of the tournament.

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The 31-year-old has a vast experience, having earned 56 international caps for Sweden. He has scored 122 goals in 387 career appearances in all competitions.

The goal was also Sweden's first from open play at a World Cup since Freddie Ljungberg scored against Paraguay in 2006.

Standing at 6ft 3in tall, Toivonen played the European U-21 championship on home soil with current teammate Marcus Berg.

His winner from the half-line against France in the World Cup qualifiers is still a talking point. He scored three goals in the qualifiers.

In 2006, he was awarded the Swedish Newcomer of the Year and he also holds the record for being the current Swedish U-21 goal scorer with 13 goals.

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