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Jesper Hjorth

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Date of birthApril 03, 1975(age 41)
Place of birthOdense, Denmark
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing positionStriker (retired)

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Jesper Hjorth (born April 3, 1975 in Odense) is a Danish former professional association footballer, who predominantly played in the striker position. He played 10 games and scored one goal for the Denmark under-21 national team.

Born in Odense, Hjorth started his senior career at Odense BK in the Danish Superliga championship, making his league debut in November 1994. The highlight of his career came in December 1994, at the age of just 19. In the 1994-95 UEFA Cup, Hjorth scored at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium against Real Madrid to help Odense BK knock Real Madrid out of the tournament. Having scored nine goals in 61 league games, Hjorth left Odense BK in January 1999, and joined Herning Fremad in the Danish 1st Division.

In November 1999, Hjorth moved abroad to play for English team Darlington in the Football League Two tournament. Having scored 6 goals in 43 first team appearances for Darlington, Hjorth moved back to Danish football to play for B1909 in June 2001. In July 2003, Hjorth went on to play amateur football in Næsby.

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