Peter Schmeichel MBE is an accomplished TV presenter and football analyst, working for the Premier League Channel, the BBC and Danish TV3+ . He is an exceptional motivational speaker and global ambassador for Carlsberg, and brand ambassador for First & Tipico.
Regarded by many commentators as the greatest goalkeeper in history, he is best remembered for his most successful years at Manchester United, who he captained to the 1999 UEFA Champions League to complete the Treble, and for winning UEFA Euro 1992 with Denmark. He is one of the most decorated goalkeepers and footballers of all time with 23 major titles in his club career.
He is also the most capped player for the Denmark national team, with 129 games between 1987 and 2001. In addition to Euro 92, he played for his country at the 1998 FIFA World Cup and three additional European Championship tournaments. He captained the national team in 30 matches. He also represented Gladsaxe Hero, Hvidovre, BrÃ¸ndby, Sporting CP, Aston Villa and Manchester City in a career that lasted from 1981 until 2003.
In 2003, Schmeichel was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in recognition of his impact on the English game. In March 2004, he was named as one of the “125 greatest living footballers, at the FIFA 100 celebrations. His son, Kasper, is also a professional football goalkeeper currently playing for Premier League side Leicester City and the Denmark national team.
Peter is also a keen golfer and regularly plays in the British Par 3 Championships.