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YOSEF SAMUEL
Denmark Hobro IK (Superligaen)
#21 | Midfielder
Birth Date
Birth Place
Height/Weight
US Caps/Goals
July 3, 1997 (Age: 22)
Endegagn, Ethiopia
6' 0", 159 lbs (1.83 m, 72 kg)
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Club Career

Samuel jumped directly into the professional game when he signed to play with United Soccer League team Bethlehem Steel FC in September 2016. He would go on to make his debut later on in the month when he came off the bench in their 2-0 loss against Orlando City B.

After a season with Bethlehem Steel, Samuel joined Atlanta United 2 following in 2017. It would be with this team that he scored his first professional goal in March 2018 in a 3-1 over New York Red Bulls II.

Samuel then took his talents across to Europe when it was announced in August 2019 that he signed a contract with Hobro IK in the Danish Superliga, teaming up with Emmanuel Sabbi and Christian Cappis. He made his debut for the team as he came off the bench in their 3-2 win over Silkeborg.

International Career

Although born in Ethiopia, Samuel is eligible to represent the United States.

With Jesse Marsch and David Wagner at the helms of teams in the top flight, YA will cover their exploits this season.
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