Henri Järvelaid

Henri Järvelaid




Country: Estonia

Date of birth: 11/12/1998 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Tallinn (Estonia)

Height: —

Youth career: FC Nõmme United, Flora Tallinn (since 2015)

Current club: Flora Tallinn/Flora Tallinn II

Squad number: 72

Current national team: Estonia U-19

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 31.12.2016

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Ryan Giggs



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– tactical awareness

– aerial duels

– athleticism

– ambidexterity

– should focus on the technical improvement


Style of play:

– explosive old-fashioned winger

– likes to dribble

– enjoys ‘hugging’ the touchline, that is, running downfield close to the touchline and delivering crosses

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and dynamism

– often uses his speed to take on defenders

– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box

– capable of shooting on-target goals from great distances

– excellent balance and changes of pace

– often makes surging runs into penalty box

– avoids using weaker foot

– gets fouled often

– competent set-piece taker

– all-action and energetic


He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.






U-17 Eliitliiga 2013/2014 winner with Nõmme United.


League summary (as for 28 August 2016):

Esiliiga 2015: 15 matches/2 goals (Flora II)

Esiliiga 2016 (ongoing): 15 matches/2 goals (Flora II)

Meistriliiga 2016 (ongoing): 1 match/0 goals (Flora)



In the 2013/14 season, Henri Järvelaid scored 27 goals in 20 games, playing for Nõmme United youth team in the U-17 league, which Nõmme has eventually won. This helped him raise interest among some of the more powerful clubs, and in the summer of 2015, he transferred to the country’s most successful one – Flora Tallinn. Currently, he plays as a part of the reserve squad, however, he has a couple of first squad appearances under his belt as well. He’s sure to receive more opportunities to display his skills in the future. He is also a regular youth international for Estonia, having been capped at the U-15, U-16, U-17, and U-19 levels.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

6/10   BallBallBallBallBallBall

Capable to mark his name in Europe with a bit of luck and hard work.





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