Jacob Rasmussen


Jacob Vandsø Rasmussen (born 28 May 1997) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a defender for Dutch Eredivisie club Vitesse on loan from Serie A club Fiorentina.

Jacob Rasmussen
Rasmussen with Rosenborg in 2017
Personal information
Full name Jacob Vandsø Rasmussen[1]
Date of birth (1997-05-28) 28 May 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Odense, Denmark[2]
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)[2]
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Vitesse
(on loan from Fiorentina)
Number 6
Youth career
2002–2013 Næsby
2013–2014 OB
2014–2016 Schalke 04
2016–2017 FC St. Pauli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 FC St. Pauli 0 (0)
2016–2017 FC St. Pauli II 17 (1)
2017–2018 Rosenborg 20 (0)
2018–2019 Empoli 10 (0)
2019– Fiorentina 0 (0)
2019Empoli (loan) 4 (0)
2020Erzgebirge Aue (loan) 14 (0)
2020–Vitesse (loan) 28 (2)
National team
2012–2013 Denmark U16 9 (0)
2013–2014 Denmark U17 11 (0)
2014 Denmark U18 1 (0)
2015–2016 Denmark U19 10 (1)
2016–2017 Denmark U20 4 (0)
2017–2019 Denmark U21 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 June 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:04, 21 July 2020 (UTC)

Club career


Born in Odense, Rasmussen began his youth career at age five for Næsby Boldklub before moving to the youth academy of Superliga club Odense Boldklub (OB) in 2013.[3] He signed with the Schalke 04 academy in September 2014.[4] After spending two seasons in the academy he signed for FC St. Pauli in June 2016.[5]

In January 2017, Rasmussen signed for Rosenborg.[6] He made his debut 29 March 2017 starting against Brann in the 2017 Mesterfinalen.

Fiorentina

On 31 January 2019, Rasmussen joined Fiorentina. He was sent directly to his former club Empoli on loan for the remainder of the 2018–19 season.[7] On 12 January 2020, he joined Erzgebirge Aue in Germany on loan for the rest of the 2019–20 season.[8]

Vitesse (loan)

On 21 July 2020, Rasmussen was loaned to Dutch Eredivisie club Vitesse for the 2020–21 season, with the option of extending the loan for another season.[9][10]

Career statistics


Club

As of 11 June 2021[11]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Europe Other1 Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
FC St. Pauli 2016–17 2. Bundesliga 0000000000
FC St. Pauli II 2016–17 Regionalliga Nord 171000000171
Rosenborg 2017 Eliteserien 100205010180
2018 100400010150
Total 200605020330
Empoli 2018–19 Serie A 140100000150
Erzgebirge Aue (loan) 2019–20 2. Bundesliga 140000000140
Vitesse (loan) 2020–21 Eredivisie 282500000332
Career total 93312050201123

1 Includes Mesterfinalen

Honours


Club

Rosenborg

References


  1. Mikkelsen, Lasse Sylvest (21 July 2020). "Officielt: Fiorentina sælger dansker". tipsbladet.dk. Tipsbladet. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  2. "Spillerprofiler Jacob Rasmussen". Rosenborg BK (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 22 May 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2017.
  3. "Interview med Jacob Rasmussen". naesbyboldklub.dk. Næsby Boldklub. 31 January 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  4. http://www.ob.dk/artikel/jacob-rasmussen-solgt-til-schalke-04.aspx
  5. http://www.sport1.de/transfermarkt/2016/06/st-pauli-verpflichtet-jacob-rasmussen-vom-fc-schalke-04
  6. http://www.rbk.no/nyheter/rasmussen-klar-for-rosenborg
  7. "UFFICIALE: Fiorentina, ecco Rasmussen. Resta a Empoli, va anche Diks" (in Italian). Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  8. "Jacob #Rasmussen ist Hotel angekommen" (in German). Erzgebirge Aue. 12 January 2020.
  9. "Ufficiale: Rasmussen ceduto in prestito al Vitesse". fiorentina.it. ACF Fiorentina. 21 July 2020. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  10. "Verdediger Jacob Rasmussen naar Vitesse". vitesse.nl. Vitesse. 21 July 2020. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  11. Jacob Rasmussen at Soccerway. Retrieved 31 March 2017.