Urmas Rooba

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Urmas Rooba
Personal information
Full name Urmas Rooba
Date of birth (1978-07-08) 8 July 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth Kaaruka, Estonia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position(s) Left back
Youth career
FC Lelle
Lelle SK
JK Tervis Pärnu
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995 JK Tervis Pärnu 3 (0)
1996–2000 FC Flora Tallinn 42 (1)
2000–2002 FC Midtjylland 63 (0)
2002–2006 F.C. Copenhagen 33 (0)
2006–2007 Vejle Boldklub 1 (0)
2007–2008 Turun Palloseura 28 (0)
2009 FC Flora Tallinn 12 (0)
2009FF Jaro (loan) 6 (0)
2010–2014 Paide Linnameeskond 43 (1)
National team
1996–2008 Estonia 70 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2010

Urmas Rooba (born 8 July 1978 in Kaaruka) is a retired Estonian footballer, who last played for Paide Linnameeskond in Meistriliiga. He played the position of defender.

Club career[edit]

Rooba played for FC Midtjylland before he joined FC København. He was injury plagued at the Danish capital, and moved to Vejle Boldklub in 2006, but because of his injuries he waited until 20 May 2007 to make his debut for the first team. In his FC Midtjylland days was touted as one of the best defenders in the Danish league, before injury after injury has put his playing career on a downfall.

He has also played in FC Lelle, Lelle SK, JK Tervis Pärnu and TPS.

International career[edit]

He has made 70 appearances for Estonian national team and has scored 1 goal.


Rooba is the brother of former Estonian international Meelis Rooba, who made 50 caps for the national team between 1996 and 2004.


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