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Peter Schmeichel


Danish goalkeeper who became one of is own generation’s best, captaining Manchester United towards the 1999 UEFA Champions Little league title. He helped Manchester United state five Premier Little league game titles and competed for the Danish nationwide group from 1987 to 2001. His 1st mentor, previous Gladsaxe-Hero trainer Svend Aage Hansen, would later on become his father-in-law. He was a four-time UEFA Goalkeeper of the entire year and was also voted from the IFHS because the World’s Greatest Goalkeeper during two of these years. He was created to some Polish emigrant dad and kept Polish citizenship until 1970. He wedded Bente Schmeichel. That they had a child called Kasper who received a Premier Little league name with Leicester Town in 2016. He was favorably likened from the IFHS to Lev Yashin, another great soccer goalkeeper.

Quick Facts

Full Name Peter Schmeichel
Date Of Birth November 18, 1963
Place Of Birth Denmark
Height 1.91 m
Weight 96 kg
Profession Soccer Player
Nationality Danish, Polish
Spouse Bente Schmeichel
Children Kasper Schmeichel
Parents Inger Schmeichel, Antoni Schmeichel
Siblings Kathrine Schmeichel
Awards PFA Team of the Year, PFA Fans' Player of the Year, The Football Manager Team of the Decade
TV Shows Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two, 1 vs. 100, Strictly Come Dancing, A Question of Sport, Fangerne på fortet, Dirty Jobs
Star Sign Scorpio

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1Besides his UEFA Champions league hosting job at TV3 he is currently hosting the show "Dirty Jobs" on Discovery Denmark [May 2008]
2Is hosting the Champions League show on Danish TV3. [September 2006]
3Since he is a Danish citizen, he was awarded an honorary MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Association Football.
4Son Kasper is the current no. 1 goalkeeper for Manchester City F.C. (August 2007).
5Won the European Championship in 1992, when Denmark surprised and won 2-0 against Germany in the final.
6Played for Denmark in the 1998 FIFA World Cup of soccer.
7Father was a Polish immigrant.
8Played for Gladsaxe Hero, Hvidovre IF, Brøndby IF, Manchester United FC, Sporting Lisbon, Aston Villa FC and Manchester City FC.
9Played 129 international matches as a goalkeeper for Denmark from 1987 to 2001 and is the most capped Danish soccer player.



Go' morgen Danmark2016TV SeriesHimself
Match of the Day: Euro 20162016TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Thierry Henry: My France, My Euros2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
Match of the Day 22013TV SeriesHimself - Expert Analysis
The Footballers' Football Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip2012TV SeriesHimself
Her er dit liv2012TV SeriesHimself
Jarls quizshow2012TV SeriesHimself - Participant
Formula 1: BBC Sport2011TV SeriesHimself - Former Manchester Utd Goalkeeper
Meyerheim2007-2011TV SeriesHimself
Natholdet - med Anders Breinholt2010TV SeriesHimself
Fangerne på fortet2009-2010TV SeriesHimself - Host
Amalies verden2010TV SeriesHimself
Football's Greatest2010TV SeriesHimself
A Question of Sport2004-2009TV SeriesHimself
Dirty Jobs2008TV SeriesHimself - Host
Aftenshowet2008TV SeriesHimself
...Og det var Danmark2008DocumentaryPeter Schmeichel
Dirty Jobs2007TV Series documentaryPeter Schmeichel
Strictly Come Dancing2006TV SeriesHimself
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Breakfast2006TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Loose Women2006TV SeriesHimself
Coronation Street: Pantomime2005TV MovieHimself
Coronation Street Pantomime: Unwrapped2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Go' aften Danmark2005TV SeriesHimself
All-Star Cup 20052005TV SeriesHimself
Match of the Day FA Cup2004TV SeriesExpert Analysis
Sport20032003TV SpecialHimself
Manchester United: The Official History 1878-20022002Video documentaryHimself (Goalkeeper 1991-1999)
United in the 90's1999Video documentaryThe Great Dane / Himself
The Treble1999Video documentaryHimself
300 Premiership Goals1998Video documentaryHimself
Manchester United: Official Review 1997/98 Season1998Video documentary
Champions: Manchester United 92/93 Season Official Review1993Video documentary
Talkshowet1992TV SeriesHimself
Match of the Day1964TV SeriesHimself (2002-)
Football World Cup1954TV SeriesHimself - Analyst

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

History of the Euros2016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Denmark, Euro 92
Euro 96: The Summer Football Came Home2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Greatest Footie Ads Ever2012TV MovieHimself
Stan Collymore: Confessions of a Premiership Footballer2004TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Story of Football2002Video documentaryHimself - 1999 European Cup Final
Top of the Pops1996TV SeriesHimself - Manchester United F.C.
Champions 2: Manchester United Official Review of the 93/94 Season1994Video documentaryHimself

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