Ragnar Klavan (born 30 October 1985) is an Estonian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League club Liverpool and the Estonia national team. A left-footed centre-back, he has also played as a left-back during his career.
He played for Elva, Tulevik and Flora in Estonia, winning the Meistriliiga with Flora in the 2003 season, before moving to the Netherlands where he represented Heracles Almelo and AZ, winning the Eredivisie with the latter in the 2008–09 season. In 2012, he transferred to FC Augsburg and spent four seasons in the Bundesliga before his move to Liverpool in July 2016.
Klavan made his international debut for Estonia in 2003, and became captain in 2012. In 2015, he became the ninth player to make 100 appearances for Estonia, and is currently the sixth highest capped Estonian player of all time. Klavan has won the Estonian Footballer of the Year award four times, in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016.Close