15-year-old winger Theodor Beck is not known by many in South African football but the winger is quietly going through the ranks at Danish Club AGF Aarhus who play in the topflight.
FARPost.co.za caught up with Beck to ask him about his journey and he told #FARPost, “My father escaped at a young age because of apartheid and ended up in Denmark so I am 50% South African and 50% Danish,” he revealed.
“I have always been in Denmark besides that I have been in SA a few times, but my father is from South Africa. They went into exile in 1974.”
In terms of what he offers on the field, Beck explained that he’s a versatile player.
“I am pretty versatile because I can play both as a winger and a forward. I am also considered for the Danish national U16 team and at club Level I am part of the club’s (Aarhus) u17 team currently and doing well .”
The attacker continued to tell FARPost, “I have been in AGF since u11 and before that to other small clubs. I still have family in South Africa but I don’t have a South African passport yet, but I have applied and I will have one soon.”
Aarhus already have another South African in Gift Links meaning now two of SA’s rising stars are being groomed at the club and with the Danish League seemingly back to its best in recent years, Beck will surely be hoping he develops to a top player in the near future.
By Prince Sobayeni