Tim Väyrynen

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Tim Väyrynen
Personal information
Full name Tim Väyrynen
Date of birth (1993-03-30) 30 March 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Espoo, Finland
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Hansa Rostock
Number TBA
Youth career
2005–2009 Honka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Honka 81 (34)
2014–2015 Borussia Dortmund II 19 (2)
2015 Viktoria Köln (loan) 13 (7)
2015–2017 Dynamo Dresden 15 (3)
2017– Hansa Rostock 0 (0)
National team
2010–2012 Finland U19 6 (3)
2012–2014 Finland U21 17 (7)
2013– Finland 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:06, 20 December 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 May 2016

Tim Väyrynen (born 30 March 1993) is a Finnish professional footballer who plays as a striker for German club Hansa Rostock and represents the Finland national football team.[1] Väyrynen was born in Espoo, Finland. He began his senior club career playing for Honka, before signing with Borussia Dortmund II at age 20 in 2014.

Väyrynen made his international debut for Finland in October 2013, at the age of 20.

Club career[edit]

FC Honka[edit]

He was selected as the Player of the Month for June 2013[2] and October 2013[3] and to the Team of the Month for June, September and October 2013 in Veikkausliiga.[4]

Väyrynen finished the season as the top goal scorer with 17 league goals in 24 appearances for the 2013 Veikkausliiga. At the end of the season, he was officially selected as the striker of the year[5] and the player of the year 2013.[6]

Borussia Dortmund II[edit]

On 10 January 2014, he joined reserve side Borussia Dortmund II for an undisclosed fee.[7] On 22 February, Väyrynen scored on his 3. Liga debut against MSV Duisburg.[8]

Viktoria Köln[edit]

On 30 January 2015, Väyrynen left Dortmund II and joined fourth tier Regionalliga West side Viktoria Köln on loan for the remainder of the 2014–15 season.[9] On 14 February, he scored in his league debut against SV Rödinghausen.

Dynamo Dresden[edit]

On 3 July 2015, he joined Dynamo Dresden. On 25 July 2015, Väyrynen scored on his Dynamo Dresden 3. Liga debut against Stuttgart II besides assisting two goals. During season 2015–16 he gained 14 caps and scored 3 goals.

International career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Väyrynen scored a hat-trick when Finland U21 beat Wales U21 5-1 in Bangor 14 August 2013 in UEFA U21 qualifications.[10]

Senior[edit]

He made his debut for the Finnish national team on 30 October 2013 in a friendly match in Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego against Mexico when he replaced Mikael Forssell as a substitute for the second half.[11] He made his second appearance for Finland national football team in match against Czech Republic on 21 May 2014.[12]

Personal life[edit]

His father is former Finnish league striker Mika Väyrynen (not to be confused with the Finnish international Mika Väyrynen).[13]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

FC Honka
FC Viktoria Köln
Dynamo Dresden
Individual

Career statistics[edit]

As of 19 December 2013<[12]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
FC Honka 2010 Veikkausliiga 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2011 27 7 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 32 8
2012 29 10 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 36 13
2013 24 17 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 28 17
Career total 81 34 4 1 9 3 4 0 0 0 98 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Väyrynen" (in Finnish). Suomen Palloliitto. Retrieved 11 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 December 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  7. ^ "Tim Väyrynen verstärkt U23". Borussia Dortmund (in German). 10 January 2014. Retrieved 8 May 2016. 
  8. ^ "Väyrynen trifft bei seinem BVB-Debüt". Reviersport (in German). 22 February 2014. Retrieved 8 May 2016. 
  9. ^ "Neuer Stürmer für Viktoria Köln ausgeliehen" [New striker for Viktoria Köln loaned] (in German). FC Viktoria Köln. 30 January 2015. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "European Championship qualifier: Wales U21 1-5 Finland U21". BBC Sport. 13 August 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2016. 
  11. ^ "Mexico beats Finns, but not convincingly". The San Diego Union-Tribune. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2016. 
  12. ^ a b "T. Väyrynen". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 May 2016. 
  13. ^ "Tulikuuma Tim Väyrynen maalin päässä isänsä ennätyksestä - "Kiva olisi päästä ohi"". mtv.fi (in Finnish). 24 September 2014. Retrieved 8 May 2016. 
  14. ^ "Moisander ja Korpela Vuoden pelaajat". palloliitto.fi (in Finnish). 11 November 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2016. 

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