John Wiland is a professional football player who plays as a goalkeeper for Swedish football club, Hammarby IF and also represented Sweden national team from 2007 to 2013.
For his outstanding performance in goalkeeping, he won the Swedish Goalkeeper of the Year in 2008 and 2010 as well as Allsvenskan Goalkeeper of the Year in 2016 and 2017.
John Wiland, with Swedish nationality having a European descent, was born on 24 January 1981 to Swedish parents at Södra Älvsborg Hospital in Boras, Sweden. His father, uncle, and cousin all three were goalkeepers. He also has an older brother.
Apart from playing football, he was a very skilled ice hockey player during his teenage. He started his career in football by joining the youth squad of Swedish clubs such as Rydboholms SK and IF Elfsborg.
Johan Wiland makes an annual salary of $ 140,000 with weekly salary being $ 2,500 from playing for his current club, Hammarby IF. His current market value as of 2018 is worth $ 446,994.
Hence, his accumulated net-worth along with his assets and endorsement is estimated to be around $ 500,000.
Wiland began his professional senior career with the main team of Elfsborg on 4 May 2000 at the age of 19 against Halmstad BK and became the first choice goalkeeper in 2001.
During 2008 he created history by keeping 19 clean sheets which are a record in the Swedish league in one season and was part of the team that went on to win Swedish Cup in 2001 and 2003, Allsvenskan in 2006 and Swedish Super Cup in 2007.
His impressive performance caught the eye of Danish Superliga club, FC Copenhagen and signed the goalkeeper a five-year contract deal worth $ 1.39 million in 2009.
After his initial struggle in his first season with Danish team, he was the first choice goalkeeper in following season.
In 2011/12 season, he kept a clean sheet which was the second best of the season in the Danish Superliga. His brilliant performance won him FC Copenhagen player of the year in 2012 and goalkeeper of the year two consecutive times in 2010 and 2011.
He was also part of the formidable Copenhagen team that went to win Danish Cup and Danish Superliga several seasons during his stay with the club.
Wiland, after his successful stint with FC Copenhagen, he signed a two and a half year deal with Malmo FF in the summer of 2015 and played a crucial role in guiding the Swedish team to win Allsvenskan in 2016 and 2017.
He signed a two and a half year contract with Hammarby IF in July 2017 and made his debut against Jonkopings Sodra on 29 July 2017.
The former Swedish international goalkeeper kept his first clean sheet for Hammarby against Orebro SK on 21 August 2017.
After having represented Sweden ‘s U-16, U-18 and U-21 team, he made his senior debut for Sweden national team against Ecuador in January 2007.
He announced his retirement in 2013 after his team, Sweden failed to qualify for 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Johan Wiland stands at 6 Feet 2 inches tall. According to report, he is a married man. It was rumored that the successful goalkeeper battled depression in his playing career.
No further details about his relationship and married life are published yet. He has not talke much about his family except his father. He might soon reveal his girlfriend and relationship details.