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|Birthdate||November 5th, 1986|
|Length||1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Nickname||The Big Dane|
Born in Copenhagen, the Danish keeper started his youth career at G.D. Estoril Praia of Portugal, a Portuguese sporting club based in Lisbon at the age of 14. After spending a year in the Portuguese capital he'd move to Manchester, where he signed a long term contract with Manchester City, which covered schoolboy, scholar and professional terms. During his time with Manchester City he spent most of his time playing away on loan, there were spells with League 2 sides Darlington and Bury, Scottish club Falkirk, and Championship outfits Cardiff City and Coventry City. After 5 years at Manchester City with only 8 appearances to show for it the keeper decided to make his next move permanent. In August 2009 he signed for League 2 side Notts County, this would be a giant step down from Manchester City but he'd play regular first team football without having his spells abruptly ended against his wishes which had previously been the case when he was out on loan. The keeper was an overwhelming success with The Magpies, in 43 League Two appearances he kept 24 clean sheets and conceded only 24 goals to help his club win the League Two trophy and gain promotion to Football League One. He would be on the move again after Notts County failed to pay his wages and would sign for Leeds United the following season. He made 37 appearances in the Championship and kept 9 clean sheets to finish in 7th position in the table with Leeds United. In 2011 The Big Dane would sign for Leicester City, after being on the move for the better part of half a decade he had finally found a place to call home. Establishing himself as The Fox's first choice goalkeeper he completed all 46 games of the 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14 Championship season, keeping 14 clean sheets a piece during the first two and 18 in the later. Leicester City would win the Championship in the 2013-14 season with 102 points to secure promotion to the Premier League. His first Premier League campaign was spent battling relegation and injuries, he played in 24 games and kept 7 clean sheets as the club survived relegation to finish in 14th position. The written word will forever fail to describe what Leicester City would go on the achieve in the 2015-16 season, The Big Dane would play his role (keeping 15 clean sheets in 38 games conceding less than a goal game) as a part of a team that would transform from relegation battlers to Premier League Champions, forever edging their names in the annals of footballing folklore. Since then he has made 76 appearances for the Foxes in all competitions keeping 23 clean sheets.
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Schmeichel Salary & Net Worth Revealed
SALARY 2019How much does he earn?
In August 2018 the goalkeeper signed a contract with Leicester City that nets him a whopping salary of 7.8 Million Euro (6.7 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €21,311 (£18,441) per day and €888 (£768) per hour!
|Per month||€650,000||£562,455||Per week||€158,537||£137,184||Per day||€21,311||£18,441||Per hour||€888||£768||Per minute||€14.80||£12.81||Per second||€0.25||£0.21|
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Wow! This means the average man in the UK needs to work for at least 18.7 years to earn the same as The Big Dane earns in only 1 month.
Net Worth & Market Value
The Big Dane has been around for a while now starting his career in Manchester City back in 2005, he has paid his dues playing in the lower divisions of English football with Leeds United and Notts County but recent success with Leicester City has seen him earn a massive contract which puts his net worth around €52 million (£45 million). Now at the age of 32 the veteran goalkeeper has a market value estimated to be around €12.5 million (£10.8 million).
|Net Worth||52 Million Euro (45 Million Pound)|
|Market Value||12.5 Million Euro (10.8 Million Pound)|
Schmeichel Tattoo - Does he have one?
Difficult to spot! Here you can see one the inside of his upper arm, we can't make out what it says but at least we can tell that the big man isn't afraid of a little needle! (Image: Imgur.com)
Love Life - Single, Girlfriend or Wife?
Kasper Schmeichel Wife - Stine
Stine out and about in Bornholm, Denmark. She's very sporty and outdoorsy, running regular marathons. (Image: Imgur.com)
Kasper Schmeichel Wife - Stine
Stine sipping on a glass of wine on a night out with her husband, a welcome break from her duties as a midwife. (Image: Imgur.com)
Family - Get to know them
Father - Peter
Manchester United and Denmark goalkeeping legend, The Great Dane. Growing up his son always had big gloves to fill! (Image: Imgur.com)
Schmeichel Car - What does he drive?
The Danish goalkeeper pictured in the middle of town square getting on his luxurious car. (Image: Dailymail.co.uk)
House - Where does he live?
adidas Nemeziz 18.1 (Season: 2018/2019)
During the 2018/2019 BPL season the Danish goalkeeper plays on model adidas Nemeziz 18.1.
The best saves of The Big Dane from 2018. Watch the incredible reflexes of this giant of a man.