Leon Jessen

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Leon Jessen
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Personal information
Full name Leon Jessen
Date of birth (1986-06-11) 11 June 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Brande, Denmark
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Left back
Youth career
2001–2003 Brande IF
2003–2005 Ikast FS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Midtjylland[1] 99 (3)
2010–2015 1. FC Kaiserslautern 54 (1)
2013–2015 FC Ingolstadt 04 (loan) 14 (0)
2015–2016 Esbjerg fB 33 (0)
National team
2004–2005 Denmark U-19 7 (0)
2006–2008 Denmark U-21 7 (0)
2006 Denmark U-20 1 (0)
2009–2010 Denmark[2] 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Leon Jessen (born 11 June 1986 in Brande) is a retired Danish football defender.

Career[edit]

Jessen began his career 2001 with Brande IF and joined Ikast FS in 2003.[3] On 23 June 2010, Jessen left the Danish Superliga side FC Midtjylland after five years and signed with 1. FC Kaiserslautern in Germany (Bundesliga).[4]

On 10 July 2015 it was confirmed, that Jessen had signed a three-year contract with Danish Superliga-side Esbjerg fB.[5]

It was announced on 31 December 2016, that Jessen would retire.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leon Jessen" (in Danish). Danmarks Radio. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Leon Jessen" (in Danish). DBU. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Nr.19 - Leon Jessen" (in Danish). FC Midtjylland. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Kaiserslautern verpflichtet Dänen Jessen" (in German). sueddeutsche.de. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Leon Jessen hærdet i tysk fodbold til tre år i EfB" (in Danish). Esbjerg fB. 10 July 2015. 
  6. ^ Leon Jessen stopper karrieren‚ bold.dk, 31 January 2016

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