Victor Enok Nelsson (born 14 October 1998) is a Danish footballer who plays as a centre back for FC Copenhagen.

Victor Nelsson
Personal information
Full name Victor Enok Nelsson
Date of birth (1998-10-14) 14 October 1998 (age 21)
Place of birth Hornbæk, Denmark
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
FC Copenhagen
Number 25
Youth career
Hornbæk IF
2010–2016 FC Nordsjælland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2019 FC Nordsjælland 90 (1)
2019– FC Copenhagen 18 (0)
National team
2016 Denmark U-18 1 (0)
2016–2017 Denmark U-19 8 (0)
2017– Denmark U-21 20 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:37, 10 August 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:51, 7 July 2019 (UTC)

Youth careerEdit

Nelsson started playing football when he was 4 years old in Hornbæk IF, where his father also was coaching. Later, he got contacted by scouts from FC Nordsjælland, and joined the club on 25 March 2010.[1]

Club careerEdit

FC NordsjællandEdit

Nelsson got his debut for FC Nordsjælland on 12 September 2016. Nelsson started on the bench, but replaced Mathias Jensen in the 87nd minute in a 1-3 defeat against AGF in the Danish Superliga.[2]

On 14 October 2016, Nelsson signed his first professional contract and was promoted to the first team squad.[3] Nelsson played 23 league games for FCN in the 2016/17 season.

Nelsson played the first two league games at the midfield, but then he was retrained as a centre back.[4] He also became a regular starter form the 2017/18 season.

At the age of 19 and after a great period in the first half part of the 2017/18 season, Nelsson got called up to the Danish National Team B by Åge Hareide, so he could look him forward and consider to pick him to the A national team.[5] In the winter break 2017/18, he changed his shirt number from 36 to 4.

FC CopenhagenEdit

On 5 July 2019 Victor joined FC Copenhagen signing a contract until 2024. [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fokus På: Victor Nelsson – Ét opkald: Fra Hornbæk til Farum". dbold.dk. 21 March 2016.
  2. ^ "AGF VS. NORDSJÆLLAND 3 - 1". soccerway.com. 12 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Ung midtbanemand forlænger med FCN". bold.dk. 14 October 2016.
  4. ^ Victor Nelsson er klar på ny position‚ bold.dk, 31 July 2017
  5. ^ Glad FCN-stopper: Ikke nok bare at være med‚ bold.dk, 12 December 2017
  6. ^ FCK henter Victor Nelsson‚ fck.dk, 5 July 2019

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