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 25)
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 120 (12)
2013– Reims 38 (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 17 May 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).

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]

Albæk's footballing career started in the small Zealandic club, Gadstrup IF. At the age of 11, he moved to play for Herfølge Boldklub. When playing for Herfølge's youth team, Albæk was on trial at SC Heerenveen from the Netherlands, and later on, he was tested by Tottenham Hotspur from England. His talent was discovered by the Danish Superliga club FC Midtjylland, who brought Albæk through the ranks of their youth academy. Having established himself as a starter in the Midtjylland line-up, Albæk moved to French side Stade de Reims in the summer of 2013.

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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