Rasmus Jönsson

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Rasmus Jönsson
Jönsson, Rasmus DÜS 12-13 WP.JPG
Personal information
Full name Richard Rasmus Jönsson
Date of birth (1990-01-27) 27 January 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Ferrari64, Sweden
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Buriram United
Number 20
Youth career
0000–2007 Helsingborgs IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Helsingborgs IF 97 (27)
2011–2014 VfL Wolfsburg 17 (0)
2013FSV Frankfurt (loan) 6 (1)
2013–2014AaB (loan) 19 (6)
2014–2016 AaB 56 (12)
2016–2018 OB 56 (8)
2018–2019 Helsingborgs IF 28 (9)
2019– Buriram United 12 (1)
National team
2007 Sweden U17 3 (2)
2008–2009 Sweden U19 15 (8)
2009–2012 Sweden U21 23 (4)
2011 Sweden 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 August 2019

Rasmus Jönsson (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈrasːmɵs ˈjœnːsɔn]; born 27 January 1990) is a Swedish footballer who plays for Buriram United in Thai League 1, the first tier of the Thai football league system. He is normally deployed as a second striker.

Career[edit]

Helsingborgs IF[edit]

He plays as a striker and got his breakthrough in 2008, scoring four goals in Allsvenskan alongside Henrik Larsson in Helsingborgs IF. Jönsson is commonly called "Sugröret", meaning the drinking straw, among his teammates. During the season 2010 in Allsvenskan, Helsingborgs IF Finished in second place just two points short of Malmö FF. Helsingborg however didn't allow this to let them down after a good season and finished it off on a high winning the Svenska Cupen in a final against Hammarby IF with Rasmus scoring the only goal in the game late on. On 29 August 2011, Helsingborgs IF confirmed that a deal had been agreed for Jönsson to join Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg on a four-year deal. Jönsson said that he was sad to leave Helsingborg but happy to take an important step forward in his career.

VfL Wolfsburg[edit]

On 11 September 2011, Rasmus Jönsson made his Bundesliga debut from start against Schalke 04 and he assisted for Mario Mandžukić's second goal. Jönsson played 90 minutes before being substituted.

FSV Frankfurt[edit]

On 29 January 2013, it was announced that Jönsson would join FSV Frankfurt on loan for the rest of the season.[1]

AaB[edit]

On 9 August 2013, it was announced that Jönsson would join the Danish Superliga club AaB on a loan spell for the 2013/2014 season. On Sunday 6 October he scored twice against Viborg. On 21 July 2014, it was announced that Jönsson joined AaB on a permanent two-year basis. Jönsson got shirt number 10.

OB[edit]

In the Summer of 2016, Jönsson signed with the Danish club OB. In OB he was reunited with head coach Kent Nielsen. Nielsen was head coach in AaB when Jönsson joined the club before the 2013-14 season.

Buriram United[edit]

On 2 July 2019 it was announced he had signed a deal with Buriram United in Thai League 1 until 30 November 2022. On the same day he traveled with his new teammates to their away fixture against JL Chiangmai United F.C. in the Thai League Cup. His team won 2–1 and Jönsson provided an assist.

Honours[edit]

Helsingborgs IF
AaB

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wolfsburg verleiht Jönsson und Schulze" (in German). Neue Presse. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.

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