New Danish Prodigy

Jeppe Kjær, 16, is the youngest player in the Danish Superliga ever. He already has 3 assists in only 133 minutes of play, he’s playing at the youth Danish national team and has already been training with Southampton and Juventus.

He’s for sale this summer.


Good to see prodigies making their mark at the top-level football. The world will have a plethora of options once Messi and Ronaldo retire.


Europe’s next big thing - Watch out!

  • The winger made his senior debut for AC Horsens in the 1-2 defeat to Randers FC on March 1, 2020. He turned 16 that day.
  • Kjær has started 2 games in the Danish Superliga after the COVID-19 break, in which he delivered 3 assists and scored one goal.
  • Kjæ’s maiden strike came in Wednesday’s 3-2 victory over Hobro IK to become the youngest player ever to score in the Danish top-flight at the age of 16 years and 129 days.

The Dane had trials at Southampton in 2018 and at Juventus last year. Both clubs were ready to sign him but Horsens refused to sell, according to the club’s manager Bo Henriksen.


Jeppe Kjær scores to become the youngest player ever to score in the Danish Superliga.

Kjaer made headlines around Europe this week when he became the youngest player ever to score in Denmark’s Superliga, aged 16 years and 129 days. He netted the opening goal for his team AC Horsens in a 3-2 home win against Hobro IK. The record Kjaer broke had stood for almost 20 years: in May 2001, Mads Beierholm scored for Vejle Boldklub aged 16 years and 263 days. Don’t be mad, Mads.

And here is that record-breaking goal, That first touch from the long ball was amazing.