- Date of Birth
- Age 20 Years Old
- Famous Name Mikkel Damsgaard
- Country Denmark DK
- Birth Name Mikkel Krogh Damsgaard
- Birth Place Jyllinge, Denmark
- Famous Name Mikkel Damsgaard
- Horoscope Cancer
- Father Henrik
- Mother N/A
- Net Worth Under Review
- Past Team FC Nordsjælland
- Market Value €13 million
- Siblings One Sister
- No. of Instagram Followers 14.9 K
- Position in Team Winger / Forward
- Current team Unione Calcio Sampdoria
- Nationality Danish
- Profession Football Player
- Girlfriend No
Mikkel Damsgaard is a young and rising Danish professional football player who plays as a winger or forward for the Denmark National Football team. Likewise, he is also signed with the Italian Serie A club named Unione Calcio Sampdoria, mainly known as Sampdoria.
Hailing from the suburbs of Jyllinge, Denmark, Mikkel Damsgaard was born in 2000. He celebrates his birthday on the 3rd of July every year, making him 20 years old. He goes by the birth name of Mikkel Krogh Damsgaard.
As he was born on July 3, 2000, his zodiac sign is Cancer. His father's name is Henrik. Sadly, there is no information available about her mother. He also has a sister whose identity is undisclosed. Nonetheless, it is known that his father is an avid football fan, and he also was Mikkel's coach.
Club Career Details
Mikkel Damsgaard's football career started at a very young age. By the time he was 5 years old, he had already begun playing football. His first team was Jyllinge FC, where his father used to coach. He started with the team in 2005 and played till 2013.
In 2013, he was discovered by a scout of Football Club Nordsjælland. The scout was so impressed by his skills that he contacted Mikkel even though he had come for another player. In the same year, he signed a youth contract with FC Nordsjælland.
After playing for four years with the youth team, he was promoted to the first team in 2017. On September 27, 2017, he made his debut for the first team playing against Vejgaard BK and provided a crucial assist in a 4-0 win. Since that day, he became one of the rising talents of FC Nordsjælland.
He spent three years with the first team and appeared in 84 games with 13 goals to his name. In February 2020, Mikkel signed a four-year contract with Sampdoria. His transfer fee was reported to be around €6.7 million or 50 million DKK/krone (currency of Denmark).
Ever since he arrived in Sampdoria, he has played in 35 and has scored 2 goals. In Sampdoria, he plays alongside talented players such as Albin Ekdal, Morten Thorsby, Keita Baldé, Adrien Silva, and others.
National Team Career
Mikkel Damsgaard was called up to the national camp for the first time in 2017 to play for the Denmark U-18 national team. He played two games for the team and scored two goals. In 2018, he played 6 games for the Denmark U-19 national team.
In 2019, he was called up to play for the Denmark U-21 national team. He played 8 games and scored one goal. In the next year, he made his debut for the Denmark National Men's Football team. To this date, he has worn the national team jersey twice and has scored two goals.
As of now, he is waiting to be called up, either in the senior national team camp or in the U-21 national team camp, as he is only 20 years old and can play for the U-21 team.
Salary & Net Worth
The total earnings and net worth details of Mikkel Damsgaard are still under review. But, considering his transfer fee during his move to Sampdoria and his talent, it can be assumed that he is well-paid. Furthermore, as per transfermarkt.com, it is known that his current market value is €13 million (last updated on May 26, 2021).
Mikkel Damsgaard Relationship Status and Girlfriend
The 20-year-old Danish football player is single and isn't dating anyone as of this moment. Instead, he seems to focus more on his career and spending more time perfecting his skills.
His single relationship status is also clear if we go through his official Instagram handle. He rarely shares any pictures on Instagram, and even if he does, it is only related to football.