“Super Dane” Yussuf Poulsen

Keertan Salian
3 min readApr 2, 2021


Yussuf Poulsen For RB Leipzig
  1. Club:- RB Leipzig
  2. Age:- 24
  3. Country:- Denmark
  4. Position:- Center Forward
  5. Foot:- Right
  6. Current Value:- €25.00m

Yussuf Poulsen is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig and the Denmark national team. He is another player similar to Andre Silva. Though he isn't as clinical as Andre Silva he is a talented player. This season he played a total of 32 matches and scored 11 goals and gave 7 assists for the club.

Yussuf Poulsen with the most satisfying goal.


You can see his run to create space and to score an exceptional cross from a Leipzig player.


He receives the ball.

And he chips the ball over the goalkeeper to score a brilliant goal.

Players similar to his style of playing are Danny Ings, Álvaro Morata, Iago Aspas, etc. He is very skilled in making runs to create chances to score goals. He plays alongside Alexander Sørlothate, Marcel Sabitzer, Hwang Hee-chan and Justin Kluivert[Find out more about Justin Kluivert [https://keertansalian28.medium.com/justin-kluivert-fc15aeb687d7]. For Rb Leipzig, he made a total of 287 appearances and scored 74 goals and gave 58 assists. He holds the RB Leipzig record for most appearances with over 250 and has scored over 60 goals for the club. He has good finishing skills. Good heading skills and always there to convert the chances and get the lead for the team. He is there to score at the right place at the right time and what a striker is supposed to do.

He makes perfect runs and creates goal-scoring chances. He can be pretty selfish at times but that's what striker is for. For national country Denmark he made a total of 53 appearances and scored 7 goals and gave 11 assists for the team and that's some number to contribute for the country. He is considered to be the most loyal Bundesliga player. Having joined RB Leipzig in the third division of German football and risen with the Red Bull-backed club all the way to the UEFA Champions League.