Daniel O'Shaughnessy

by Rohan 18 Mar,2022
Daniel O'Shaughnessy
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Weight in KG 76 kg kg
Personal Info
  • Father Robert O'Shaughnessy
  • Father Nationality Irish
  • Birth Name Daniel Michael O'Shaughnessy
  • Mother Nationality Finnish
  • Married to Kathryn O Shaughnessy
  • Birth Country Riihimäki, Finland
  • Famous Name Daniel O'Shaughnessy
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Position in Team Defender
  • Nationality Finnish
  • Current team Karlsruher SC
  • Ethnicity Baltic Finnic
  • Squad No 5
  • Currently Club Karlsruher SC

Daniel Michael O'Shaughnessy is an Irish-Finnish professional football player born on 14 September 1994. Daniel plays for Karlsruher SC and the national team of Finland as a defender. 

Daniel began his soccer career within the youth system at Honka, HJK, and Metz and additionally also have played for Braintree city and Cheltenham city in England.

Daniel O'Shaughnessy Early Life 

Daniel O'Shaughnessy is a professional Finnish soccer player born on 14 September 1994. He was born in Riihimaki, Finland. Daniel O'Shaughnessy's father, Robert, is Irish, and his mother is Finnish. His father is a painter from Galway, Ireland. Daniel O'Shaughnessy holds dual Finnish-Irish citizenship. Daniel O'Shaughnessy's elder brother Patrick was a former professional football player.

Daniel O'Shaughnessy started his youth career as a central defender in Finland alongside his brother Patrick at Honka. Daniel O'Shaughnessy and his brother were a part of the youth team, they made their first appearance at the Nike Premier cup in 2008. In early 2009 both O'Shaughnessy brothers joined Veikkausliiga club HJK.

Daniel O'Shaughnessy broke into the club's reserve team in the same year. He made a total of 23 appearances and scored two goals during the Kakkonen season in 2011. He missed the promotion on the Ykkonen after a playoff defeat in the semifinal to Bollklubben-46.

After trials at Premier League clubs (Liverpool, Manchester United, Sunderland, and Scottish Premier League club Celtic). Daniel was moved to French Ligue 2 club Metz on a 2.5-year contract in January 2012. He scored a goal on 40 appearances for the club's reserve team and helped the team on season 2013 -14 Championnat de France amateur 2.

O'Shaughnessy was departed to Metz at the end of the 2013–14 season, having failed to receive a call into the first-team squad.

Daniel O'Shaughnessy Club and International Career

Daniel has played for many clubs throughout his club career. He has played for Brentford, Braintree Town, Midtjylland, Cheltenham Town, HJK. and Karlsruher.

Club Career

Daniel O'Shaughnessy joined Brentford on trial in July 2014 but failed to make a senior team appearance. O'Shaughnessy once played for Braintree  Town on 22 September 2015 and FC Midtjylland on 28 January 2016 as a loaned player. He only played for a month for Braintree Town and played a season 2015-16 for FC Midtjylland.

Cheltenham was his next call after the bees released him in 2016. He signed a one-year contract. Daniel had a great year and a half with Robins before he moved back to Finland with HJK on 2 January 2018. He was signed for 2 years contract, with an option for a further year.

On 30 August 2021, an announcement was made that he would join 2. Bundesliga club Karlsruher SC on 1 December 2021 on a contract last till June 2023.

Daniel CAPTION: Daniel O'Shaughnessy celebrating victory SOURCE: Instagram

 International Career

O'Shaughnessy represented Finland at all age groups from U15 to U21 level. Daniel O'Shaughnessy made his full international debut as a late substitute for Ville Jalasto in a defeat of 3-0 to Sweden in Abu Dhabi. His first call-up to the senior team was made after two years after he joined the team. Daniel won his first competitive cap with a start in a 1-0 2020-2a UEAF Nations League B defeating Wales on 3 September 2020. He played for the Finland squad for Euro 2020. 

Daniel O'Shaughnessy's Relationship Status 

Daniel O'Shaughnessy is a married man. He got married to Kathryn O Shaughnessy, his longtime girlfriend. Daniel started dating Kathryn about 7 years ago. Daniel has shared about his wedding with his fans on the social platform.

Daniel CAPTION: Daniel O'Shaughnessy with his wife Kathryn O Shaughnessy SOURCE: Instagram

 They love to travel and explore new places. Both Daniel and Kathryn loves dog. According to the report, Daniel and Kathryn have no children. This lovely couple loves to share their photo on their Instagram account.

Daniel O'Shaughnessy Salary, Net Worth, and Market Value

Daniel O'Shaughnessy is one of the top-paid players in Finland. According to the report of 2021, his weekly salary was about £800 and his yearly salary was about £40,000. 

Daniel's net worth has been growing drastically from 2020 to 2022. His net worth is estimated at roughly around $3 Million. His contract with Karlsruher SC will end in June 2023. Daniel O'Shaughnessy's market value was about €500,000 last updated on 2 November 2021. 

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