Yussuf Poulsen

by Jack Ol 04 Feb,2018
Yussuf Poulsen
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 4 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Yussuf Yurary Poulsen
  • Birth Place Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Famous Name Yussuf Poulsen
  • Father Shihe Yurary
  • Mother Lene Poulsen
  • Net Worth Above $4 million
  • Salary Estimated above $1.7 million
  • Nationality Danish
  • Ethnicity African
  • Currently Working For RB Leipzig
  • Currently Married No
  • Married to No
  • Divorce No
  • Children No
  • Affair with Maria Duus
  • Girlfriend Maria Duus
  • Boyfriend No
  • Religion Unknown
  • Tatto(s) No

Yussuf Poulsen of Tanazian descent is a Danish professional player who plays a dual role as a  striker and occasionally winger for the German football club, RB Leipzig. Further, he was included in the 23 men's squad for Denmark's national team and is picked for the 2018 Worldcup in Russia.

The twenty-four years old earn over €1 million and has an estimated net worth of $4 million currently. Further, he is expecting his first chit together with his long-time partner, Maria Duus

Yussuf Poulsen’s Net worth, Salary, and Endorsement

An exciting and upcoming talent in Danish football, Poulsen's net worth is around $4 million as of 2019. According to reports, Poulsen's annual salary for 2018-19 is €1,060,000, from RB Leipzig. So, Poulsen's annual salary can be estimated to be around $1 million as he is in the starting phase of his career. 

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Besides salary from the football club, he earns a hefty sum through endorsement deals with various brands including Nike. 

His current market value is €30 million as of now. With tremendous earnings, he is living a lavish lifestyle. 

Yussuf Poulsen Married to his Wife Maria

Yussuf Poulsen, a Danish striker has a charismatic personality and outstanding talent that has gained him recognition and attention among his fans and media. His popularity has stolen many hearts of many people.

Currently, he is in an open relationship with his long-time girlfriend, Maria Duus. The two is dating since 2015 and have lived together in Leipzig for almost four years. The couple has known each other since 4th grade.

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Poulsen often shares adorable pictures with his loved ones via his official socials, which they have captured while on fancy dates and vacations.  

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What a game yesterday! #firsthattrick #MyTeam #YP9 #5-0 @dierotenbullen

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On 31st March 2019, Poulsen revealed that he is expecting their first child. 

Yussuf Poulsen’s Bio and Early Life

Yussuf Poulsen was born of a Tanzanian father and Danish mother. As his father was an East African-Islamic man, he is a mixed racial Danish citizen. His name Yussuf comes from his father's side as he was a Muslim.

The player had a rough childhood as he struggled a lot with the fact of not having his father around while growing up, as his father died of cancer while Yussuf was only six years old.

Yussuf Poulsen’s Early Career

Yussuf Poulsen was born on 15 June 1994 in Copenhagen, Denmark. to Tanazian father, Shihe Yurary, and mother, Shihe Yurary. His father died when Yussuf was only six

He started his football career at the Danish football club, BK Skjold as a defensive player but later switched to play as a forward in the team.

Yussuf Poulsen’s Professional Career

Lyngby BK

After playing for Lyngby BK's youth team, he made his professional debut for the senior team on 4 December 2011 against AC Horsens. He was not very successful in his early-season for Lyngby BK.

He scored his first goal for the club against AB Gladsax in August of 2012. After some impressive performances, he became a prominent and regular player in the club.

During his time at the club, he scored eleven goals.

RB Leipzig

His exceptional achievement at the Danish Club, Lyngby BK attracted the eyes of a lot of European and local clubs of Denmark. He signed the contract with German football club RB Leipzig which later promoted to 2nd division Liga.

The club also promoted to German Bundesliga League in 2016 after its impressive unbeaten streak during its initial thirteen games during the 2016/17 season.

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Another great win yesterday! Now of to national team duty! #MyTeam #YP9 @dierotenbullen @herrelandsholdet

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Poulsen scored his debut goal in the Bundesliga against FC Augsburg in 2016/17 season for Leipzig. He helped his club to become runner-up to eventual champions FC Bayern Munich at 2016-17 Bundesliga.

He has so far scored 52 goals in 184 appearances for the club in Bundesliga Ligue, as of April 2019.

Yussuf  Poulsen’s International Career

He, like many of his fellow Danish players, started his international career at the Under 16 Level. He was one of the players that were in the squad of Denmark U-17 in the 2011 UEFA European Under-17 Championship that made it to the semi-final stage of the tournament.

The Leipzig striker made his international debut with the senior team against Albania on October 11, 2014.

As a striker, he scored his first international goal against Serbia in a friendly match on June 13, 2015.

Poulsen's World Cup 2018 Facts

Squad No. 20
Caps 28
World Cup Game 1
Rank 36
Goal Scored 1
Minutes Played 90 Mins
Assists 0
Current Market Value £1 Million

He was part of Denmark’s team to qualify for Russia FIFA World Cup. The national squad that performed well in the qualification round has an exciting and promising star-like Pione Sisto, Captain  Simon Kjaer, Vice-Captain Wiliam Kvist, Christian Eriksen, Nicolai Jorgensen, etc.

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