Mads Valentin

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Mads Valentin
Personal information
Full name Mads Giersing Valentin Pedersen
Date of birth (1996-09-01) 1 September 1996 (age 22)
Place of birth Kokkedal, Denmark
Playing position Left wingback
Club information
Current team
FC Augsburg
Number 3
Youth career
Snekkersten IF[1]
Nivå-Kokkedal[1]
Hørsholm-Usserød IK[1]
FC Nordsjælland[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2019 FC Nordsjælland 88 (3)
2019– FC Augsburg 0 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Denmark U-18 5 (0)
2014–2015 Denmark U-19 13 (0)
2015–2017 Denmark U-20 3 (0)
2016– Denmark U-21 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:21, 27 June 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:21, 27 June 2019 (UTC)

Mads Giersing Valentin Pedersen (born 1 September 1996), usually known as Mads Mini or Mads Valentin, is a Danish footballer, who plays for Bundesliga side FC Augsburg.

Club career[edit]

FC Nordsjælland[edit]

Valentin was promoted to the first team squad in the summer 2015, at the age of 19[2] and got his contract extended.[1]

On 27 September 2015, Valentin got his Superliga debut in a game against AGF, who FCN won 2-0, where he came on the pitch in the 93th minute, replacing Oliver Thychosen.[3] During the 2016/17 season, Valentin became a key player for FCN and the U21 national team.

Valentin's contract got extended in the summer of 2017, and besides that, he also revealed that he dreamed of a foreign adventure. In September 2017, Valentin suffered from a horrible ligament injury in his knee, that would keep him out for at least 8 weeks.[4]

In November 2018, Mads changed his shirt name from his nickname Valentin to his middle name Valentin to honor his family.[5]

FC Augsburg[edit]

On 27 June 2019, Valentin joined FC Augsburg on a contract until June 2024.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "FCN forlænger med Mads "Mini" Pedersen". fcn.dk. 11 June 2015.
  2. ^ "FCN forfremmer unge Mini". bold.dk. 11 June 2015.
  3. ^ "NORDSJÆLLAND VS. AGF 2 - 0". Soccerway. 27 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Mads 'Mini' Pedersen ude i mindst otte uger". bold.dk. 12 September 2017.
  5. ^ "MINI BLIVER TIL VALENTIN". bold.dk. 22 November 2018.
  6. ^ "MADS PEDERSEN VERSTÄRKT DEN FCA". fcaugsburg.dk. 27 June 2019.

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