Mads Albæk

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Mads Albæk
Personal information
Full name Mads Winther Albæk
Date of birth (1990-01-14) 14 January 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Roskilde, Denmark
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Stade Reims
Number 17
Youth career
1996–2001 Gadstrup
2001–2004 Herfølge
2004–2008 Midtjylland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2013 Midtjylland 140 (14)
2013– Stade Reims 32 (2)
National team
2006 Denmark U-16 2 (0)
2006–2007 Denmark U-17 8 (0)
2007–2008 Denmark U-18 3 (1)
2007–2009 Denmark U-19 10 (0)
2011 Denmark U-20 1 (1)
2009–2012 Denmark U-21 19 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 April 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 December 2011

Mads Winther Albæk (born 14 January 1990 in Roskilde) is a Danish footballer who plays as a midfielder for the French club Stade de Reims. He has also represent Danish national under-21 team.

Club career[edit]

When playing for Herfølge Boldklub in the youth team, he was on trial at SC Heerenveen from the Netherlands, and later on, he was tested by Tottenham Hotspur from England. His footballing career started in a small club outside Copenhagen, called Gadstrup IF, where he played till he was 11. At the age of 11, he moved to play for Herfølge Boldklub. His talent was discovered by FC Midtjylland, a club known for its excellent youth academy.

International career[edit]

Albæk has played for various national youth sides, and he was rewarded with the Arla U-17 youth prize.

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