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Nicolai Jørgensen

Nicolai Jørgensen
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-01-15) 15 January 1991
Place of birth Ballerup, Denmark
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Left winger/Second striker
Club information
Current team
F.C. Copenhagen
Number 10
Youth career
0000–2001 Skovlunde IF
2001–2006 Akademisk Boldklub
2006 Brøndby IF
2007–2009 Akademisk Boldklub
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Akademisk Boldklub 32 (8)
2010-2012 Bayer Leverkusen 10 (0)
2012 1. FC Kaiserslautern (loan) 5 (0)
2012 F.C. Copenhagen (loan) 8 (3)
2012- F.C. Copenhagen 50 (20)
National team
2009 Denmark U18 4 (1)
2009–2010 Denmark U19 12 (6)
2011 Denmark U20 1 (0)
2010–2012 Denmark U21 10 (1)
2011– Denmark 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 September 2012

Nicolai Jørgensen (born 15 January 1991 in Ballerup) is a Danish association footballer who plays as a second striker for F.C. Copenhagen.

Career

Akademisk Boldklub

Jørgensen began his career in the youth of Skovlunde IF and joined short time later to Akademisk Boldklub, where he played for nine years apart from half a year as an U-15 player in Brøndby IF.[1]

Bayer 04 Leverkusen

He joined German team Bayer Leverkusen for their pre-season training camp in July scoring four goals in his first 45 minute appearance,[2] and was subsequently signed for a five-year contract with Leverkusen on 12 July 2010.[3] He made his Bundesliga debut in the match against Borussia Mönchengladbach on Sunday 29 August 2010.

International career

On 4 October 2010, Jørgensen was called up for the Denmarks national football team, for the matches against Portugal and Cyprus in the UEFA Euro 2012 qualifying Group H. He scored the winning goal in the 70th minute against Belarus on 14 June 2011 in the 2011 UEFA European U-21 Football Championship.[4]

Career statistics

As of 18 November 2012
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Club League Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Denmark League Danish Cup Europe Total
Akademisk Boldklub 1st Division 2008–09 8 0 0 0 8 0
2009–10 23 7 1 1 24 8
FC København Superligaen 2012–13 14 9 1 0 7 1 22 10
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 2010–11 9 0 1 0 8 0 18 0
2011–12 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
1. FC Kaiserslautern 5 0 0 0 2 0 7 0
Totals Denmark 45 16 2 1 7 1 54 18
Germany 15 0 1 0 11 0 27 0
Career totals 60 16 3 1 18 1 81 18

Honours

References

  1. ^ "Nicolai Jørgensen solgt til Leverkusen" (in Danish). ab-fodbold.dk. 2 July 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Helmin, Jesper (5 July 2010). "Nicolai J. imponerer: Fire kasser i test" (in Danish). bold.dk. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Jörgensen unterzeichnet bis 2015" (in German). Bayer 04 Leverkusen. 12 July 2010. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "European U21 Championship: Hosts Denmark stay alive with win over Belarus; Switzerland close in on semi-final spot". goal.com. 14 June 2011. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 

External links

  • Nicolai Jørgensen at fussballdaten.de (German)
  • Danish national team profile (Danish)
  • Bayer Leverkusen profile
  • Interview in Metro (Danish)
  • Landsholdsudtagelse (Danish)
  • F.C. Copenhagen profile (Danish)
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