Isaac Kiese Thelin

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Isaac Kiese Thelin
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Kiese Thelin in 2018
Personal information
Full name Isaac Kiese Thelin
Date of birth (1992-06-24) 24 June 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Örebro, Sweden[1]
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[2]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Anderlecht
Number 24
Youth career
1997–2009 Karlslunds IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Karlslunds IF 44 (18)
2011–2014 IFK Norrköping 48 (6)
2014 Malmö FF 14 (5)
2015–2017 Bordeaux 29 (3)
2017Anderlecht (loan) 16 (1)
2017– Anderlecht 2 (0)
2017–2018Waasland-Beveren (loan) 25 (16)
2018Bayer Leverkusen (loan) 6 (0)
National team
2009 Sweden U17 3 (1)
2014–2015 Sweden U21 11 (7)
2014– Sweden 29 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 November 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2018

Isaac Kiese Thelin (born 24 June 1992) is a Swedish footballer who plays as a forward for Anderlecht and the Sweden national team.[3] He was born to a Swedish mother and a Congolese father.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Kiese Thelin playing for IFK Norrköping in 2013.

Kiese Thelin began his career at Karlslunds IF from Örebro, a club he had been playing football for since the age of five.[4] He played from the club as they played in Sweden's Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3. In 2011, he transferred to newly promoted Allsvenskan side IFK Norrköping. Kiese Thelin made his breakthrough in the 2012 season when he appeared in eleven matches for the club and scored twice. For the 2013 season he increased his appearances to 25 and scored another four goals. After having appeared regularly during the beginning of the 2014 season, it was announced on 4 June 2014 that Kiese Thelin had signed a four-year contract with fellow Allsvenskan club and reigning champions Malmö FF.[3]

Malmö FF[edit]

On 4 June 2014, it was announced that Kiese Thelin would transfer to Malmö FF. It was announced that Malmö FF were in negotiations with IFK Norrköping to complete the transfer in summer of 2014 instead of completing the transfer after the season when Kiese Thelin's contract ended.[5] On 5 July 2014 it was confirmed by Malmö FF that Kiese Thelin would join the club on 15 July 2014.[6] He made his debut for the club in the first leg of the second qualifying round to the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League against FK Ventspils on 16 July 2014.[7] Kiese Thelin would prove to play a crucial part of the team that defended the Allsvenskan league title and qualified for the group stage of the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League. In his 14 league appearances for the club he scored five goals, the first against Kalmar FF in the away fixture on 19 July 2014.[8] He also scored two important goals for the club in the UEFA Champions League qualifying campaign, the first in the away game against FK Ventspils on 23 July 2014 and the second in the away game against Sparta Prague on 29 July 2014.[9][10] Overall Kiese Thelin participated in all of the clubs 12 matches in the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League. After the season, he was nominated for newcomer of the year at Svenska idrottsgalan.[11] On 20 January 2015 Malmö FF announced that they had reached a verbal agreement with Ligue 1 side Bordeaux for the transfer of Kiese Thelin.[12]

Bordeaux[edit]

On 22 January 2015, Ligue 1 club Bordeaux confirmed the transfer of Kiese Thelin. He signed a contract lasting until 2019.[13] He made his debut two days later in a goalless draw against SC Bastia, appearing in the whole match.

Loan to RSC Anderlecht[edit]

On 5 January 2017, the Swedish striker joined Belgian Jupiler Pro League giant Anderlecht on loan. He was resent to Anderlecht on 24 May for the following season.[14]

RSC Anderlecht[edit]

On 31 August 2017, Anderlecht bought his rights from Bordeaux and loaned him to Waasland-Beveren.

Loan to Bayer Leverkusen[edit]

On 7 August 2018, Bayer Leverkusen announced the signing on Kiese Thelin on a season-long loan, until 30 June 2019.[15]

International career[edit]

Kiese Thelin was selected for Sweden U17 in 2009, he made three caps and scored once. Thelin was selected for Sweden U21 in 2014 and scored two goals in his first two appearances. He made his international debut on 15 November 2014 against Montenegro.

In May 2018 he was named in Sweden's 23 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[16]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 13 April 2019[17][18]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Karlslunds IF 2009 Division 1 6 0 6 0
2010 Division 2 21 10 21 10
2011 Division 3 17 8 1 0 18 8
Total 44 18 1[a] 0 0 0 0 0 45 18
IFK Norrköping 2011 Allsvenskan 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 11 2 1[a] 0 12 2
2013 25 4 4[a] 0 29 4
2014 12 0 2[a] 0 14 0
Total 48 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 55 6
Malmö FF 2014 Allsvenskan 14 5 0 0 12[b] 2 1[c] 1 26 7
Total 14 5 0 0 12 2 1 1 26 7
Bordeaux 2014–15 Ligue 1 15 1 15 1
2015–16 7 0 0 0 5[d] 1 12 1
2016–17 7 2 2[e] 0 9 2
Total 29 3 2 0 5 1 0 0 36 4
Anderlecht 2016–17 First Division A 16 1 0 0 6[d] 1 10[f] 1 32 3
2017–18 2 0 0 0 0 0 1[g] 0 3 0
Total 18 1 0 0 6 1 11 1 35 3
Waasland-Beveren (loan) 2017–18 First Division A 25 16 3 0 8[f] 3 36 19
Total 25 16 3 0 0 0 8 3 36 19
Bayer Leverkusen (loan) 2018–19 Bundesliga 6 0 2 0 6[d] 1 0 0 14 1
Total 6 0 2 0 6 1 0 0 14 1
Career total 184 49 15 0 29 5 20 5 248 59
  1. ^ a b c d Appearances in the Svenska Cupen
  2. ^ Appearances in the Champions League
  3. ^ Appearance in the Svenska Supercupen
  4. ^ a b c Appearances in the Europa League
  5. ^ Appearances in the Coupe de la Ligue
  6. ^ a b Appearances in the First Division A playoffs
  7. ^ Appearance in the Belgian Super Cup

International[edit]

As of 3 July 2018.[18]
National team Year Apps Goals
Sweden 2014 2 0
2015 5 0
2016 3 1
2017 7 1
2018 7 0
Total 24 2

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Sweden's goal tally first.[19]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 November 2016 Groupama Arena, Budapest, Hungary  Hungary 2–0 2–0 Friendly
2. 25 March 2017 Friends Arena, Solna, Sweden  Belarus 4–0 4–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 10 September 2018 Friends Arena, Solna, Sweden  Turkey 1–0 2–3 2018–19 UEFA Nations League B

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Malmö FF

Anderlecht

International[edit]

Sweden U21

References[edit]

  1. ^ Balkander, Mattias (11 November 2014). "Debutanten Kiese Thelin är inte nervös". Göteborgs-Posten (in Swedish). Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  2. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Isaac Kiese Thelin". Svenskfotboll. Archived from the original on 27 August 2017. Retrieved 14 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Isaac Kiese Thelin på plats i Malmö FF". mff.se (in Swedish). Malmö FF. 7 July 2014. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Isaac Kiese Thelin klar för MFF". mff.se (in Swedish). Malmö FF. 4 June 2014. Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 4 June 2014.
  6. ^ "Isaac Kiese Thelin är spelklar för MFF per den 15 juli". mff.se (in Swedish). Malmö FF. 5 July 2014. Archived from the original on 9 July 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2014.
  7. ^ "Malmö and Ventspils play out goalless draw". uefa.com. UEFA. 16 July 2014. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  8. ^ "Kalmar FF 1–1 Malmö FF". svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish). The Swedish Football Association. 19 July 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  9. ^ "Ventspils' dream dashed by Malmö". uefa.com. UEFA. 23 July 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  10. ^ "Lafata treble puts Sparta in charge against Malmö". uefa.com. UEFA. 29 July 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  11. ^ "Här är de nominerade till Idrottsgalan". sverigesradio.se (in Swedish). Sveriges Radio. 12 November 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2015.
  12. ^ "MFF muntligen överrens om Kiese Thelin-övergång". mff.se (in Swedish). Malmö FF. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 20 January 2015.[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ "Transfert - Isaac Kiese Thelin est bordelais !". girondins.com (in French). FC Girondins de Bordeaux. 22 January 2015. Archived from the original on 22 January 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  14. ^ "Isaac Kiese Thelin retournera à Anderlecht" (in French). L'Équipe. 24 May 2017. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  15. ^ "WM-Joker Thelin: Leih-Deal perfekt" (in German). kicker. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  16. ^ "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad - Final 23-man lists - Goal.com".
  17. ^ "Isaac Thelin » Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  18. ^ a b "Isaac Kiese Thelin". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  19. ^ "Thelin, Isaac". National Football Teams. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  20. ^ Isaac Kiese Thelin at Soccerway. Retrieved 27 May 2017.

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