Christian Eriksen

by Jack Ol 31 Jan,2018
Christian Eriksen
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Christian Dannemann Eriksen
  • Birth Place Middelfart, Denmark
  • Famous Name Christian Eriksen
  • Father Thomas Eriksen
  • Mother Dorthe Eriksen
  • Net Worth £30 million pound as of 2018
  • Salary £110,000 pound as of 2018
  • Nationality Danish
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Working For Tottenham Hotspur
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Sabrina Kvist Jensen
  • Divorce No
  • Children No
  • Affair with No
  • Girlfriend No
  • Boyfriend No
  • Religion Non religious
  • Tatto(s) No

A Danish attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen currently plays for the Seria A giant Inter Milan since 2020. Earlier, he played for English club, Tottenham, Hotspur for 7 years since 2013, after transferring from Ajax. He is the attacking midfielder and played a crucial role in Denmark to qualify for Euro Cup 2020. He collapsed in the ground during Denmark's Euro Cup opening game against Finland.

He previously played for Ajax before joining Tottenham and has been honored with the Danish player of the year four times in the last five years. He also won the Serie A 2020-21 with Inter Milan. The 29-year old playmaker has a net worth of around £30 million pounds at current.

Christian Eriksen was born on 14 February 1992 in Middelfart, Denmark to Thomas and Dorthe Eriksen and has a sister, Louise Eriksen who is the national player for Denmark's national female team. He grew up in Middlefart, Denmark.

Christian Eriksen Net worth and Salary

A talented midfielder and highly sought-after European player, Christian Eriksen's total net worth is estimated to be £30 million pounds as of 2021. He reportedly earns around £243,000 weekly from the Serie A champion and is one of the highest-paid players in the team with an annual salary of £12,636,000. Earlier, his salary was £130,000 weekly.

He earned a salary of weekly £110,000 pounds as a player from Tottenham Hotspur FC as of 2018 and was paid £75,000 until 2017.

His weekly wage was £35,000 only while he joined Tottenham from Ajax in 2013. 

Eriksen was rumored to receive a new deal from Tottenham in 2020 with the offer to increase his salary by 150% which would see him earn $200,000 weekly from the club. The deal would also make him one of the highest-paid players in the Premier League. However, he was sold to Inter Milan after the contract expired.

He endorses Nike and Adidas brands and has appeared in a commercial for Nike Green Speed. He also owns several expensive cars including an Audi car.

His current market value is 70 million Euros.

Christian Eriksen Married to Sabrina Kvist Jensen

The star Danish midfielder is dating his girlfriend, Sabrina Kvist JensenThe couple is in a relationship since 2012 and has already been together for seven years.

Sabrina was born in Tommerup, Denmark, and completed her hairdressing education in her country before moving to London to leave with her boyfriend. She worked for a clothing company there.

Christian Eriksen and his girlfriend Sabrina Kvist Jens SOURCE: seoghoer

The Hotspur star revealed that his wife is pregnant in December 2017. He posted a photo on Instagram and captioned it “Mum & Dad to be #proud #2018”

The couple became the parents of their first child in 2018.

Christian Eriksen with his girlfriend Sabrina Kvist Jen SOURCE: The Sun

Recently in late September 2019, a fan page close to Tottenham Hotspur claimed that his teammate Jan Vertonghen slept with his wife Sabrina and the dressing room has split into to groups. However, there are no proofs found yet.

Early Career

While growing up, the Danish midfielder studied the tapes of greats like Ryan Giggs, Zinedine Zidane, and David Beckham in order to copy and learn from them. He started very early at age of 3, his parents admitted him to the Danish Youth Academy of Middelfart G&BK

He played in the club for 10 years, from 1995 to 2005. He later joined Odense Boldkub; his outstanding performance for Club Under 17  and Under 19  caught the notice of many elite European Clubs like Chelsea and Barcelona and went under several trials with clubs like Real Madrid, Milan, Manchester United before moving to Dutch Club, Ajax.

Christian Eriksen Professional Club Career

Ajax

In October 2008, it was confirmed that Eriksen has signed a two and a half year contract estimated to be around €1 million (1.2 million dollars). After graduating from the Ajax youth team, he made his debut for the Dutch club in the Eredivisie against NAC Breda.

He scored his first goal for Ajax against Go Ahead Eagles. He further extended his contract with the club till 2014.

The signing of the attacking midfielder proved to be fruitful for the club as it went on to win the Eredivisie league for four consecutive seasons KNVB Cup and Johan Cruyff Shield.

He went to win several individual titles playing under Dutch giant like Ajax Talent of the Year, Johan Cruyff Award  2011 and  Dutch Footballer of the Year are some of the prestigious awards he won during his stay.

Tottenham Hotspur

Following his success at the Dutch Club, he was transferred to English Club, Tottenham Hotspur for  £11 million ($12.45 million) during the summer of 2013. He made his debut for the club against Norwich City on  14 September 2013.

He scored his first goal for the English Club against Norwegian football club, Tromsø IL at the Europa League.

He helped Tottenham Hotspur to reach the final of the EFL Cup. The club lost to the eventual champion, Chelsea FC in the final match.

He also broke the record for the most goal scored by a Danish player in the Premier League. The previous record was held by Nicklas Bendter.

Inter Milan

He signed with the Serie A team Inter Milan in 2020 and also went on to win the Serie A title.

Christian Eriksen International Career

Before Eriksen made his debut for the senior team, he played for Denmark national Under -17 football team along with teammate Mathias Jørgensen.

 He made his debut for the senior team against Austria in a  friendly match in 2010. He also participated in the 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa. Interestingly he was the youngest player to play in the tournament

He solidified himself as one of the best players in the world by playing a key role during Denmark's successful campaign of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification.

Euro Cup Injury; Collapsed on the Field against Finland

During Denmark's Euro Cup opening match against Finland, Eriksen fell on the ground suddenly in the 42nd minute. He was immediately given CPR on the ground and was soon rushed to the hospital.

Awards and Recognition

  • Danish U-17 Talent of the Year in 2008
  • Ajax Talent of the Year in 2011
  • Danish Footballer of the Year ( 2013 to 2017)
  • Player of the Year for Totten ham Hotspur during 2013-14 and 2016-17 season
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