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Nicolai Jørgensen

Nicolai Jørgensen

A winger-cum-striker still finding his feet in the Bundesliga following a 2010 transfer from Danish second-tier outfit Akademisk Boldklubb to Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Nicolai Jørgensen represented Denmark several times at youth level before winning his first couple of senior caps in November 2011.

• Born in the Copenhagen suburb of Ballerup, he joined Brøndby IF as a schoolboy before switching to AB, where he gained experience in the Danish second division.

• Scored six goals in 24 appearances for AB in 2009/10, during which he also scored prolifically for the Danish Under-19 side.

• Bought by Leverkusen in summer 2010, he was used sparingly in the Bundesliga but appeared regularly in the club's run to the last 16 of the 2010/11 UEFA Europa League, starting six matches but failing to score.

• Appeared for Denmark at the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship and scored the winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Belarus.

• Underused at Leverkusen, he was farmed out to 1. FC Kaiserslautern on an 18-month loan in January 2012 with a view to boosting his chances of making Denmark's UEFA European Championship squad.

Last updated: 21/03/12 16.36CETørgensen

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 23/11/2015 08:19 CET
29.03.2015Friendlies 2014-16First roundFranceFrance2-0DenmarkDenmark3200
16.07.2015UEFA Europa LeagueSecond qualifying roundKøbenhavnKøbenhavn2-0NewtownNewtown9000
23.07.2015UEFA Europa LeagueSecond qualifying roundNewtownNewtown1-3KøbenhavnKøbenhavn4510
29.07.2015UEFA Europa LeagueThird qualifying roundJablonecJablonec0-1KøbenhavnKøbenhavn9000
02.08.2015Danish Super LeagueSønderjyskESønderjyskE1-3KøbenhavnKøbenhavn9010
06.08.2015UEFA Europa LeagueThird qualifying roundKøbenhavnKøbenhavn2-3JablonecJablonec9010
09.08.2015Danish Super LeagueKøbenhavnKøbenhavn1-1NordsjællandNordsjælland9000
14.08.2015Danish Super LeagueMidtjyllandMidtjylland0-0KøbenhavnKøbenhavn8700
23.08.2015Danish Super LeagueKøbenhavnKøbenhavn2-2AGFAGF9000
30.08.2015Danish Super LeagueOBOB1-0KøbenhavnKøbenhavn9000
04.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundDenmarkDenmark0-0AlbaniaAlbania9000
07.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundArmeniaArmenia0-0DenmarkDenmark6400
13.09.2015Danish Super LeagueKøbenhavnKøbenhavn4-2AaBAaB8710
16.09.2015Danish Super LeagueKøbenhavnKøbenhavn3-0RandersRanders8400
20.09.2015Danish Super LeagueKøbenhavnKøbenhavn1-0HobroHobro9000
27.09.2015Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby1-0KøbenhavnKøbenhavn9000
04.10.2015Danish Super LeagueKøbenhavnKøbenhavn1-0ViborgViborg9000
08.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-0DenmarkDenmark2100
11.10.2015Friendlies 2014-16First roundDenmarkDenmark1-2FranceFrance3400
01.11.2015Danish Super LeagueKøbenhavnKøbenhavn4-0RandersRanders5700
08.11.2015Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby0-0KøbenhavnKøbenhavn9000
14.11.2015UEFA EUROPlay-off for Final TournamentSwedenSweden2-1DenmarkDenmark3610
17.11.2015UEFA EUROPlay-off for Final TournamentDenmarkDenmark2-2SwedenSweden9000
22.11.2015Danish Super LeagueKøbenhavnKøbenhavn0-0ViborgViborg9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Nicolai Jørgensen
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 15/01/1991 (24)
  • Country: Denmark
  • Squad number: 10
  • Club: København ( DEN)

  • Height: 190cm
  • Weight: 93kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • UEFA Europa League 2015/16
    • Friendlies 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Play-offs)
    26/08/10: Tavriya 1-3 Leverkusen
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Qualifying round)
    09/10/09: Poland 2-1 Denmark

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Denmark U-2131
Denmark U-1966

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 18/11/2015 01:23 CET