Forward who debuted internationally for Finland in 2009 and won the Copa del Rey Juvenil de Futbol championship in 2008 as a member of Sevilla.
He began his youth career with KTP.
Prior to debuting with Finland's senior national team, he logged time with their under-17, under-19, and under-21 teams.
He grew up in Kotka, Finland.
Striker Alvaro Negredo was his teammate on Sevilla.