Andreas Granqvist

by John Von 07 Mar,2018
Andreas Granqvist
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Andreas Granqvist
  • Birth Place Paarp, Sweden
  • Famous Name Andreas Granqvist
  • Father Unknown
  • Mother Unknown
  • Net Worth Close to $ 4.5 million
  • Salary Gets around $ 3.2 million as an annual salary
  • Nationality Swedish
  • Currently Working For FC Krasnodar
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Sofie Granqvist
  • Divorce No
  • Children Daughter
  • Affair with Unknown
  • Girlfriend Unknown
  • Boyfriend No
  • Religion Unknown
  • Tatto(s) Unknown

Andreas Granqvist is a professional football player who plays as a center back and is a captain for both Sweden national football team and Russian Premier League club, FC Krasnodar.

Apart from playing for several  European football clubs, he has represented Sweden in the U 21 team and played in major FIFA Tournaments, UEFA Euro championships in 2008, 2012 and 2016 for senior Sweden team.

He was honored with the prestigious Swedish award, Guldbollen for being the best Swedish player of the year in 2017.

Andreas Granqvist’s Early Career

Andreas Granqvist is born to Swedish parents on 16 April 1985 in Paarp, Sweden. He was fond of football since his early childhood and joined the local youth club of Paarps GIF to begin his football journey.

Andreas Granqvist’s Networth and Salary

His annual salary is around $ 3.2 million with his weekly salary being paid by Russian club, FC Krasnodar is $ 61,693. His current market worth is around $ 5.61 million as of 2018.

Hence, Andreas Granqvist net-worth along with his assets and endorsement could be in the range of $4.5million.

He is enjoying a fine and lavish lifestyle with his wealth.

He is fond of riding bikes and also owns a Harley Davidson worth several thousand. In late 2016, he posted a photo of a house under construction which he mentioned as his winter home. Besides, he has posted photos of several other houses of his.

Granqvist was gifted an expensive Rolex watch by his club FC Krasnodar following his 100 official appearances.

Andreas Granqvist’s Career

Andreas Granqvist began to play a professionally joining the Swedish football club, Helsingborgs IF and was elected to be the captain of the team after two seasons.

He captained the side to win  Swedish Cup against Helsingborgs IF in 2006. He was transferred to Wigan Athletic FC as a loanee in 2007 and after being permanent he signed a  two year deal with Wigan on 19 June 2007 for an estimated transfer fee of $1038352.

The Swedish defender was then transferred by the English club to Swedish team, Helsingborgs IF in 2008.

He then signed a four-year contract with Dutch club, FC Groningen on July 9, 2008, for a fee in the region of $ 830682.

On June 15, 2011, he signed a four-year contract with Italian football club, Genoa CFC for $ 2.47 million. Andreas is currently with Russian football club, Krasnodar whom he joined in 2013 and is expected to return after 2018 FIFA World Cup.

 

Andreas Granqvist’s International Career

After representing Sweden U-21 team, he began to play for the senior national team in 2008 and was included in UEFA Euro 2008 Sweden 23 men squad in May 2008.

He scored his first international goal against  San Marino on September 7, 2010, during UEFA Euro 2012 Qualifiers.

He has played alongside players such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Seb Larsson and Pontus Jansson in UEFA Euro Championships.

Andreas Granqvisit’s Personal Life

Andreas Granquist who stands at towering height of 6 feet 3 inches, is happily married to Sofie Granqvist. The wedding ceremony was held on June 4, 2015. The couple has already been together for 12-13 years.

His wife Sofie is a blogger and currently studying interior designing.

The couple first met each other at the Helsingborg Festival and started dating sometime later.

The couple is blessed with a daughter. Their only daughter Nova was born on October 9, 2013, and already had their daughter born during their marriage.

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