Player Details


Mikael Uhre


MEE-kel OO-wah


6' 2"


185 lbs

Date of Birth

9.30.1994 (29)


Ribe, Denmark



Position Detail


Preferred Side




Roster Category


Player Category

International, Designated Player
Career Summary


2023 (Philadelphia): Uhre made 33 appearances (26 starts) for the Union in 2023, finishing with nine goals and four assists…Scored a brace against MTL (3/18)...Scored his first career MLS hat trick vs TOR (4/22), earning him the Player of the Matchday 9 award...Scored in the 41st minute against ATL (8/26). 

2022 (Philadelphia): Uhre made 27 appearances (21 starts) for the Union in the 2022, finishing the season with 13 goals and six assists...Made his debut against CF Montreal, playing 22 minutes and recording two shots (3/5)...Registered his first MLS assist against Toronto FC (4/16)...Goes down in history as the first goalscorer at GEODIS Park, scoring his first MLS goal at the new stadium in the 66th minute (5/1)...Scored his second goal of the season against New England Revolution (5/28)...Scored his third goal of the season against NYC (5/26)...Scored a brace against DC (7/8)...Scored his sixth goal of the season against NE (7/16)...Scored a brace against Houston Dynamo FC (7/30), earning him a spot on the MLS Team of the Week (Week 23)...Registered his fifth assist of the season against Colorado Rapids (8/27)...Scored a goal and assist against ATL (8/31).


Uhre comes to Philadelphia from the Danish Superliga, Denmark’s First Tier League, where he played for Brøndby IF, the reigning Danish Superliga Champions. Last season, Uhre scored 21 goals and recorded six assists in 34 appearances (34 starts), including 13 goals in 22 league games which earned him the Danish Superliga Golden Boot and the Danish Superliga Player of the Season. This season Uhre has scored 14 goals across 26 appearances (24 starts). His 11 goals in 16 league games leads the league in goals.

Prior to signing with Brøndby IF in 2018, Uhre played for first-tier club SønderjyskE in 2013, before being loaned to second division side Skive in 2014. In 2016, Uhre returned to SønderjyskE before making a move to Brøndby IF, where he made his debut on July 16, 2018.


Internationally, Uhre earned his first senior call up for the Denmark Men’s National Team in November of last year ahead of a pair of World Cup qualifier matches, where he made his debut in a 2-0 loss against Scotland on November 15, 2021.

ACQUIRED: Philadelphia Union sign forward Mikael Uhre as a Designated Player on January 27, 2022.