Peter Schmeichel is the most effective goalkeeper within the history of the Premier League.
He had a glinting career that lasted from 1981 till 2003 and is best remembered for his vastly triple-crown time within the Premier League with Manchester United – with whom he won unnumbered trophies –
and for serving to Kingdom of Denmark to win the ecu Championships in 1992.
Schmeichel was born in Gladsaxe, a city on the outskirts of Danish capital, and compete for many native soccer groups before enjoying for Brøndby.
it absolutely was Schmeichel’s spectacular performances
with Brøndby that junction rectifier to him being snapped
up by Sir Alex Ferguson for Manchester United,
the team Schmeichel supported as a boy.
once he joined Manchester United in 1991,
he was fairly unknown to the opposite players however
left eight years later as an outstanding club ‘Great’ with Ferguson having delineate his £505,000 sign language
because the “bargain of the century”.
Schmeichel’s 6ft 3in height and imposing physique,
prompting his ‘Great Dane’ nickname, were useful once conceiving the innovative ‘star-jump save’.
though currently a wide used move in goalkeeping,
Schmeichel was reportedly the primary to require on this method with regularity, adopting skills from enjoying handball in Kingdom of Denmark
it considered one of the greatest goalkeeper of all time,
peter’s success gained him 24 major awards and he has been featured between the 125 greatest living footballers at the fifa 100 celebrations
and within the football league 100 legends
in 2001 peter awarded an honorary MBE for his services
Schmeichel on TV
schmeichel has kept in the public eye, in sport and TV
Peter made the champions league coverage in Denmark
for 8 years,
It hosted the world cup show for Russia TV in 2018,
It has presented a variety of entertainment shows for tv2
Tv3 Denmark and discovery international and commonly appears as an analyst on the premier league channel and for the BBC on match of the day
His son, kasper schmeicel, followed in his father’s footsteps and becoming a professional goalkeeper for Leicester city and Denmank