Updated: Rasmus Højlund Biography, Net Worth, Salary, Age, Career, Family

Born on February 4th, 2003, Rasmus Winther Højlund is a Danish professional football player who plays forward for both the Denmark national team and Premier League club Manchester United.

After completing Copenhagen’s youth programme, Højlund made his first-team debut in October 2020 at the age of 17. In January 2022, after making 32 appearances for Copenhagen and scoring five goals, he signed with Austrian team Sturm Graz. Atalanta signed him later that year for €17 million.

Club profession


Højlund was raised in the Capital Region’s Hørsholm after being born in Copenhagen. He participated in youth football with Brøndby and HUI [da] before enlisting in Copenhagen’s youth organisation. At the age of 17, he debuted professionally for Copenhagen in October 2020. He made his debut in European competitions in the 2021–22 campaign, scoring five goals in the UEFA Europa Conference League throughout both the qualifying rounds and the main tournament.

Sturm Grau

Højlund, for a reported sum of €1.8 million, signed with Austrian Bundesliga team Sturm Graz in January 2022. For the balance of the 2021–22 season and the beginning of the 2022–23 season, he scored 12 goals in 21 games across all competitions.


Højlund signed a €17 million contract on August 27, 2022, with Serie A team Atalanta. On September 5, he scored his first goal for Atalanta in a 2-0 victory over Monza on the road. Due to Duván Zapata’s injuries and bad play at the beginning of the season, he was forced to start as a replacement but eventually made a name for himself in the club. He continued to put up a number of strong performances in January 2023, most notably scoring four goals in a row.

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Manchester United

Manchester United, a Premier League team, and Højlund of Atalanta reached an agreement on July 29, 2023, for an initial £64 million cost plus £8 million in performance-related add-ons. Højlund also agreed to a five-year contract with an option for an additional year. On August 5, 2023, he was formally revealed as a United player, pending international clearance.

International Career

Højlund made his debut for Denmark in UEFA Nations League matches against Croatia and France in September 2022. He made his debut for his country on March 23, 2023, when he started in a UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying match against Finland and scored a hat-trick.

The net worth of Rasmus Højlund

The total net worth of Rasmus Højlund decreases from $250,000 to $500,000. But according to a new development, he and the Red Devils have agreed that he would get a sizable pay boost.

Rasmus Højlund’s yearly income of €5 million is more than eight times his present salary of €600,000. This considerable rise in income represents a critical turning point in his professional and financial life.

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