|Date of birth||13 March 1987|
|Place of birth||Kemi, Finland|
|Height||1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Ajax Cape Town|
|2009||→ Colligiana (loan)||7||(0)|
|2013–||Ajax Cape Town||42||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 August 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
Jaakkola previously played for TP-47 and FC-88. In the January 2007 window, Jaakkola signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with Serie A side Siena. He made his Serie A debut by substituting Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos in the 2007–08 season final matchday, a 2–2 home draw with Palermo. In 2009, he was loaned to V.F. Colligiana in Lega Pro Seconda Divisione.
He left Kilmarnock when his contract expired in the summer of 2013.
Ajax Cape Town
On 30 August 2010 he was selected to represent Finland for European Championship qualification matches against Moldova and Netherlands as a replacement for injured Peter Enckelman. However, he didn't earn any caps. He made his national team debut on 7 June 2011, conceding five goals against Sweden in a 5-0 away loss.
Jaakkola has one daughter
- Anssi Jaakkola – UEFA competition record
- Profile at FA of Finland's official website (Finnish)
- Anssi Jaakkola career statistics at Soccerbase
- (Italian) Career profile (from La Gazzetta dello Sport)
- Kilmarnock Profile
- Profile at ESPNsoccernet
- (Czech)Anssi Jaakkola slávistou at Slavia Prague website
- "New Faces At Ajax". SoccerLaduma. Retrieved 29 August 2013.
- Anssi Jaakkola liittyy Huuhkajiin EM-karsinnan avauksessa (Finnish)