Tim Väyrynen

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Tim Väyrynen
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-03-30) 30 March 1993 (age 30)
Place of birth Espoo, Finland
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Striker
Team information
Current team
Vaduz
Number 11
Youth career
2005–2009 Honka
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2010–2014 Honka 81 (34)
2014–2015 Borussia Dortmund II 19 (2)
2015Viktoria Köln (loan) 13 (7)
2015–2017 Dynamo Dresden 15 (3)
2017–2018 Hansa Rostock 41 (5)
2018–2019 Roda JC Kerkrade 13 (0)
2019–2021 HJK Helsinki 33 (11)
2021 Tirana 14 (0)
2021–2022 KuPS 37 (20)
2023– Vaduz 17 (2)
International career
2007–2008 Finland U15 3 (0)
2008–2009 Finland U16 15 (6)
2009–2010 Finland U17 13 (4)
2010–2011 Finland U18 21 (5)
2011 Finland U19 1 (0)
2012–2014 Finland U21 17 (7)
2013– Finland 13 (0)
Medal record
Honka
Gold medal icon.svg Finnish League Cup 2010
Gold medal icon.svg Finnish League Cup 2011
Gold medal icon.svg Finnish Cup 2012
Viktoria Köln
Gold medal icon.svg Middle Rhine Cup 2015
Bronze medal icon.svg Regionalliga West 2015
Dynamo Dresden
Gold medal icon.svg 3. Liga 2016
Hansa Rostock
Gold medal icon.svg Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Cup 2017
Gold medal icon.svg Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Cup 2018
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 12 February 2024
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 11 January 2019

Tim Väyrynen (born 30 March 1993) is a Finnish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Liechtensteiner club Vaduz in the Swiss Challenge League.

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Väyrynen made his international debut for Finland in October 2013, at the age of 20 and has since had over 10 caps, including appearing in UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying.

Club career

FC Honka

He was selected as the Player of the Month for June 2013 [1] and October 2013 [2] and to the Team of the Month for June, September and October 2013 in Veikkausliiga. [3]

Väyrynen finished the season as the top goal scorer with 17 league goals in 24 appearances for the 2013 Veikkausliiga. At the end of the season, he was officially selected as the striker of the year [4] and the player of the year 2013. [5]

Borussia Dortmund II

On 10 January 2014, he joined reserve side Borussia Dortmund II for an undisclosed fee. [6] On 22 February, Väyrynen scored on his 3. Liga debut against MSV Duisburg. [7]

Viktoria Köln

On 30 January 2015, Väyrynen left Dortmund II and joined fourth tier Regionalliga West side Viktoria Köln on loan for the remainder of the 2014–15 season. [8] On 14 February, he scored in his league debut against SV Rödinghausen.

Dynamo Dresden

On 3 July 2015, he joined Dynamo Dresden. On 25 July 2015, Väyrynen scored on his Dynamo Dresden 3. Liga debut against Stuttgart II besides assisting two goals. During season 2015–16 he gained 14 caps and scored 3 goals.

Hansa Rostock

On 19 January 2017 it was announced that Väyrynen had signed a contract with Hansa Rostock. [9]

Roda

After two seasons in Hansa on Väyrynen joined Roda JC on a one-year contract with an option for two more years. [10]

HJK

On 17 July 2019, Väyrynen returned to Finland, joining HJK and signing a two-year contract. [11]

Tirana

On 21 January 2021, Väyrynen joined Albanian club KF Tirana, signing a 1.5 years contract. [12]

KuPS

On 2 August 2021, Väyrynen signed a contract with KuPS until the end of 2022. [13]

Vaduz

On 21 February 2023, Väyrynen joined Swiss Challenge League club FC Vaduz, on an one-year contract. [14] On 20 December 2023, the club announced that his contract was extended until the summer of 2024. [15]

International career

Youth

Väyrynen scored a hat-trick when Finland U21 beat Wales U21 5-1 in Bangor 14 August 2013 in UEFA U21 qualifications. [16]

Senior

He made his debut for the Finnish national team on 30 October 2013 in a friendly match in Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego against Mexico when he replaced Mikael Forssell as a substitute for the second half. [17] He made his second appearance for Finland national football team in match against Czech Republic on 21 May 2014. [18] He made his UEFA European Championship qualification match debut on 7 September 2015 in a match against Faroe Islands when he entered as a 74th minute substitute for Riku Riski. [19]

Personal life

His father is former Finnish league striker Mika Väyrynen (not to be confused with the Finnish international Mika Väyrynen). [20]

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 12 February 2024 [18]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupLeague Cup Europe Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
FC Honka 2010 Veikkausliiga 1000100020
2011 27700312 [lower-alpha 1] 0328
2012 291041323613
2013 241700202 [lower-alpha 1] 02817
Total81344193409838
Borussia Dortmund II 2013–14 3. Liga 8282
2014–15 110110
Total192192
Viktoria Köln (loan) 2014–15 Regionalliga West 13700137
Dynamo Dresden 2015–16 3. Liga143143
2016–17 2. Bundesliga 100010
Total1530000153
Hansa Rostock 2016–17 3. Liga121121
2017–18 29400294
Total4150000415
Roda 2018–19 Eerste Divisie 1300011141
HJK 2019 Veikkausliiga12200004 [lower-alpha 2] [lower-alpha 1] 2164
2020 21984002913
Total33118400424517
Tirana 2020–21 Kategoria Superiore 15000150
KuPS 2021 Veikkausliiga13900002 [lower-alpha 3] 0159
2022 241142316 [lower-alpha 3] 23716
Total37204231825225
Vaduz 2022–23 Challenge League 11000110
2023–24 62112 [lower-alpha 3] 093
Total172110020203
Career total28484178135184332101
  1. 1 2 3 Appearances in the Europa League
  2. Appearances in the Champions League
  3. 1 2 3 Appearances in UEFA Europa Conference League

International

As of 11 January 2019 [21] [22]
National teamYearCompetitiveFriendlyTotal
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Finland 2013001010
2014001010
2015103040
2016001010
2017001010
2018003030
2019002020
Total10120130

Honours and achievements

Club

Honka

Viktoria Köln

Dynamo Dresden

Hansa Rostock

Individual

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