Yussuf Poulsen

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Yussuf Poulsen
Personal information
Full name Yussuf Yurary Poulsen
Date of birth (1994-06-15) 15 June 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Copenhagen, Denmark
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
RB Leipzig
Number 9
Youth career
BK Skjold
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Lyngby Boldklub 35 (11)
2013– RB Leipzig 42 (16)
National team
2010 Denmark U16 1 (0)
2010–2011 Denmark U17 19 (2)
2011–2012 Denmark U18 7 (4)
2012– Denmark U19 12 (8)
2012– Denmark U20 3 (0)
2013– Denmark U21 8 (4)
2013– Denmark League XI 1 (0)
2014– Denmark 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2014

Yussuf Yurary Poulsen (born 15 June 1994) is a Danish footballer of Tanzanian descent who plays for RB Leipzig[1] as a second striker or winger.

Club career[edit]

Yussuf Poulsen played for Lyngby Boldklub first team from 2011 to 2013 making 35 appearances and scoring 11 goals. In July 2013, Poulsen signed a four year deal for RB Leipzig, which was promoted to the 2. Liga in Germany in 2014.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 17 May 2014.
Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total
Club League Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Denmark League DBU Pokalen Europe Other Total
Lyngby Boldklub Superliga 2011–12 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
1st Division 2012–13 30 11 2 0 32 11
Total 35 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 37 11
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Other[a] Total
RB Leipzig 3. Liga 2013–14 36 10 1 0 37 10
2. Bundesliga 2014–15 6 6 1 0 7 6
Total 42 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 44 16
Career statistics 77 27 4 0 0 0 0 0 81 27
  1. ^ Includes DFB-Supercup and FIFA Club World Cup matches.

Personal life[edit]

Poulsen is the son of a Tanzanian father and a Danish mother.[2]

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