Birth date 23 Apr 1983 (36 years)
Nationality Denmark Denmark
Height 188 cm
Position Midfielder
Number 2
Team history
Hannover 96 2010 - 2016
Hannover 96 2009 (loan)
Fulham 2008 - 2009
Werder Bremen 2005 - 2008
Mainz 2006 - 2007 (loan)
Aarhus Gymnastikforening 2001 - 2005

Leon Hougaard Andreasen is a Danish football player who presently plays professional football for the Hannover 96 team. He is a versatile footballer who can play either as a defender or as a central midfielder.

Andreasen started his professional club career with the team of Hammel GF and later on moved to the Danish side AGF Aarhus in 1999. He played for them for four years, featuring in 105 league matches and scoring 17 matches.

In the summer of 2005 Leon was signed by German Bundesliga, SV Werder Bremen but failed to get settled in Bremen, managing just 2 goals in 32 league matches. It was in May 2006 when he was selected for the Danish U21 national team squad for the European U21 championship. By January 2007, he got loaned out to German league rivals 1. FSV Mainz 05 team. He got to make his debut on 27th January against the team of VfL Bochum, scoring four goals in his first 7 games for Mainz. His stay in this team was quite a success.

In March 2007, he got a call up to join the Danish national team by Morten Olsen, the national manager of this team. He made his debut against the team of Spain, replacing Martin Jorgensen in the first half time of the match, before getting substituted for Nicklas Bendtner in the second half.

In the summer of 2008 the team of Fulham signed Andreasen on a three and a half year old contract which was extended until the summer of 2011.

Leon Andreasen made his international debut for Denmark national football team in 2007 and has played 15 matches for his nation so far, scoring 2 goals.

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