Henrik Nielsen (footballer born 1965)

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Henrik Nielsen
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-03-29) 29 March 1965 (age 50)
Place of birth Denmark
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984-1987 B93 ? (34)
1987-1988 AEK Athens 40 (26)
1989 Iraklis Thessaloniki 14 (1)
1989-1990 Fenerbahçe 19 (5)
1990 Boldklubben 1903 2 (0)
1990-1992 Lille 30 (9)
1992 Brøndby 8 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Henrik Nielsen (born 29 March 1965) is a former Danish football striker. He played for B93, AEK Athens, Iraklis Thessaloniki, Lille, Fenerbahçe and Brøndby.

After two years, in 1987/88 season, while playing for AEK Athens, he was the top scorer of the Greek Alpha Ethniki league with 21 goals in 27 matches.[1] Between 1987 and 1989, he played a total of 37 league games for AEK Athens and scored 26 goals. Then transferred to Turkish side Fenerbahçe for 1989-90 season and scored 5 goals in 19 domestic matches. He played eight games and scored two goals for Brøndby IF in the 1991-92 Danish Superliga season.[2] He also played in France, with Lille, where he made 9 goals in the French premier league. An injury ended his career at the age of 28. Henrik Nielsen now lives in Copenhagen and likes a lot to play golf. He has 5 daughters. He has a wines shop in Copenhagen.


AEK Athens



  1. ^ Karasoulos, Spyros (12 June 2009). "Greece - List of Topscorers". RSSSF. 
  2. ^ Henrik Nielsen at Danskfodbold.com

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