The majority of Danish football fans is in the past few months been familiar with the name Elijah Fritjof Sørensen, and the same is the U21-coach Niels Frederiksen.
The 19-year-old striker is after an excellent autumn at Newcastle's Under 23 crew made it on to the U21's training ride to Mexico this month, and when the crew yesterday played test against just Mexico, got the young striker his debut.
From the second half start, he was sent on the pitch, and there should not be a long time before he also thanked for the confidence and scored his first goal for the U21-national team. The goal was also the only:
- It was a great feeling. It is always great to represent his country, and it is something I have dreamed about since I was a little boy. So this is huge for me and my family, says Elias Fritjof Sørensen for the U21's Facebook page and also put a few words on his goal:
- There comes a long ball from below, as I run after, and one of their defenders tries to kick it away, but hits it's not really. So I am free and alone with the keeper, that opens a little too much on in the short, and so is it in the short corner.
- It is always nice to score goals. I is the attacker, and it is my job to score goals, so it is always a relief when the smoking behind the keeper, the narrator of Newcastle-dane.
Elias Fritjof Sørensen have in this fall scored 15 goals in 18 matches for Newcastle's Under 23 crew.
that's How it should be done See here sejrsmålet from the Danish U21-national 1-0 victory Wednesday over Mexico #MEXDAN #ForDanmark pic.twitter.com/kTUNw61jWz— Fodboldlandsholdene (@dbulandshold) 16. January 2019