Karim Adeyemi

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Karim Adeyemi
FC RB Salzburg gegen SK Sturm Graz (2022-03-13) 56 (cropped).jpg
Adeyemi with RB Salzburg in 2022
Personal information
Full name Karim-David Adeyemi
Date of birth (2002-01-18) 18 January 2002 (age 21)
Place of birth Munich, Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Salzburg
Number 27
Youth career
2008–2010 TSV Forstenried
2010–2012 Bayern Munich
2012–2018 SpVgg Unterhaching
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Red Bull Salzburg 50 (18)
2018–2020Liefering (loan) 35 (15)
National team
2018 Germany U16 6 (2)
2018–2019 Germany U17 7 (3)
2021– Germany U21 3 (0)
2021– Germany 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:36, 27 October 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:37, 11 October 2021 (UTC)

Karim-David Adeyemi (born 18 January 2002) is a German professional footballer. He plays as a forward for Austrian Bundesliga club Red Bull Salzburg [1] and the Germany national team. [2]

Career[change | change source]

Adeyemi played for TSV Forstenried and at the age of eight he joined local Bundesliga side FC Bayern München in 2010. He joined SpVgg Unterhaching in 2012. After the youth departments he made his debut in March 2018 for the U19 team in the A-Junioren-Bundesliga (Under 19 Bundesliga). He scored his first goal in this league in April 2018 versus Eintracht Frankfurt (U19).

2018 Adeyemi was signed by Austrian club FC Red Bull Salzburg [3] He played then for FC Liefering on loan.His debut for Lieefering was on 1 September 2018 against SC Austria Lustenau. In September he also scored his first goal versus FC Juniors OÖ. In the 2019-20 season he also played in the U19 of FC Salzburg in the UEFA Youth League.

In June 2020 he debuted in the Bundesliga versus SK Rapid Wien. Before he had played in the UEFA Euroleague and the Austrian Cup. He scored his first league goal in July 2020 versus Sturm Graz.

After the end of the 2021-22 season he went on to Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga.[4]

International[change | change source]

He is a youth international for Germany, represented the under-16s, under-17s and under-21s. With the U21 he became European Champion. He made his debut for the Germany senior team in a 6–0 win over Armenia on 5 September 2021 and scored his first goal in the same match. [5]

Honours[change | change source]

  • Austrian Champion: 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Austrian Cup: 2020, 2021, 2022
  • U21 European Champion: 2021
  • Fritz-Walter-medal: 2019 in gold(U17)[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. FC Red Bull Salzburg official website: Team
  2. Transfermarkt.at: Adeyemi Nationalmannschaft (German)
  3. FC Red Bull Salzburg official website
  4. RB Salzburg Official Homepage:Karim Adeyemi wechselt zu Borussia Dortmund (German)
  5. FIFA
  6. The Fritz Walter Medal is a series of annual awards given by the German Football Association to youth footballers in Germany.