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Simone Boye Sørensen (born 3 March 1992) is a Danish footballer who plays as a defender for Bayern Munich in the German Frauen-Bundesliga and the Danish national team.[2]

Simone Boye
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Personal information
Full name Simone Boye Sørensen
Date of birth (1992-03-03) 3 March 1992 (age 27)
Place of birth Denmark
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Bayern Munich
Number 3
Youth career
1998–2007 Jernløse IF
2007 MV05
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 UTSA Roadrunners
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2013 BSF
2013–2017 Brøndby IF 75 (9)
2017–2018 FC Rosengård 23 (1)
2019– Bayern Munich 0 (0)
National team
2008 Denmark U17
2011– Denmark 55 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 January 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 January 2019

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Club careerEdit

Raised in Regstrup, near Holbæk, Boye began playing football with Jernløse IF. She has a weakness in her eardrums which causes them to perforate easily.[3]

In 2012, Boye attended the University of Texas at San Antonio, where she played college soccer for the UTSA Roadrunners. Finding the standard slightly lower than she was used to at home, Boye returned to her Danish club BSF after the American season.

Boye signed for Brøndby IF in the Danish Elitedivisionen in 2013 and was deployed as a central midfielder at club level. Equally comfortable defending or attacking, she represented Brøndby in the UEFA Women's Champions League. She was voted 2014 Danish Football Player of the Year.[4] She was later appointed captain of Brøndby. In June 2017, she signed for FC Rosengård in Damallsvenskan.

International careerEdit

Boye made her debut for the senior Denmark women's national football team in December 2011, a 4–0 win over Chile at the São Paulo International Tournament. She entered play as a substitute for Mariann Gajhede Knudsen on 83 minutes.

An injury sustained at the 2013 Algarve Cup kept Boye out of contention for a place in Denmark's squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013.[5] In November 2014, it was reported that national coach Nils Nielsen was building his team around Boye, who had shown some of the same defensive qualities as Denmark's male captain Daniel Agger.[6]

In 2017, Boye was named to Denmark's UEFA Women's Euro 2017 squad.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Denmark's goal tally first.
# Date Location Opponent Assist/Pass Score Result Competition
1 10 March 2014 Albufeira, Portugal   United States 3–0 5–3 2014 Algarve Cup
2 13 September 2014 Vejle, Denmark   Malta 5–0 8–0 2015 World Cup qualifier
3 15 January 2015 Belek, Turkey   New Zealand 1–0 2–3 Friendly
4 28 November 2016 Turbize, Belgium   Belgium 1–0 3–1 Friendly
5 12 June 2018 Viborg, Denmark   Hungary 3–1 5–1 2019 World Cup qualification

HonoursEdit

Brøndby IF

FC Rosengård

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "#3 Simone Boye". University of Texas at San Antonio. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Kvindelandsholdet". DBU. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Simone Boye Sørensen" (in Danish). Danish Football Association. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Simone Boye er Årets Kvindelige Fodboldspiller 2014" (in Danish). Spillerforeningen. 27 November 2014. Archived from the original on 24 February 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  5. ^ Jadouin, Michel Henri (10 March 2014). "Simone Boye Sørensen: Går efter guldet" (in Danish). Brøndby IF. Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  6. ^ Bo Nielsen, Jonas (25 November 2014). "VIDEO Brøndby-spiller kåret til Danmarks bedste" (in Danish). DR (broadcaster). Retrieved 9 May 2015.

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