Brede Paulsen Hangeland (born 20 June 1981) is a retired Norwegian professional footballer who played as a central defender.
He began his career with Viking, where he won the Norwegian Cup in 2001. In 2006 he moved to F.C. Copenhagen, and went on to win two Danish Superliga titles at the club. From 2008 to 2014 he played for Fulham, helping the team to the 2010 UEFA Cup Final, but was released in 2014 after the club's relegation, subsequently joining Crystal Palace.
Hangeland played for the Norway national team between 2002 and 2014. He was the team captain from 2008 until his resignation, and in total he played 91 matches and scored 4 goals.Close