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Jeremie Frimpong

Jeremie Agyekum Frimpong  is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a right wing-back for Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen and the Netherlands national team.

Celtic Debut and Early Success 

On 2 September 2019, Frimpong signed a four-year deal with Celtic. He made his professional debut later that month against Partick Thistle in the Scottish League Cup quarter-finals, where he won the man of the match award. His first professional goal came on 27 October 2019 in a 4–0 win against Aberdeen. He won his first career honor on 8 December 2019 when Celtic defeated Rangers 1–0 in the Scottish League Cup Final.

 

 

Celtic Recognition and Awards

Frimpong quickly became a fan favorite at Celtic, praised for his electrifying pace, tenacity, and attacking prowess from the right-back position. In June 2020, he was voted Celtic's Young Player of the Year for the 2019–20 season by the club's supporters.

Move to Bayer Leverkusen

On 27 January 2021, Frimpong signed with Bayer Leverkusen on a four and a half year deal. His impact was significant, helping Leverkusen win their first Bundesliga title with a decisive 5–0 victory over Werder Bremen on 14 April 2024, ending an eleven-year dominance by Bayern Munich.

 

International Career with the Netherlands

Frimpong, eligible to play for the Netherlands, Ghana, and England, represented the Netherlands at the under-19 and under-20 levels. He was included in the Netherlands senior national team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup but did not appear in the tournament. He made his senior international debut on 13 October 2023 in a UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying match against France.

Bayer Leverkusen Achievements

Frimpong extended his contract with Bayer Leverkusen on 3 October 2023 until 2028. He played a crucial role in Bayer Leverkusen's unbeaten season, culminating in a 2–1 victory over Augsburg on 18 May 2024, marking the first unbeaten season in Bundesliga history.

 

Personal Life

Jeremie Frimpong is a devout Christian, balancing his professional career with his personal faith.