Peter Ankersen

by John Von 04 Feb,2018
Peter Ankersen
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Personal Info
  • Birth Name Peter Ankersen
  • Birth Place Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Famous Name Peter Ankersen
  • Father Palle Ankersen
  • Mother Helene Ankersen
  • Net Worth over $ 4 million
  • Salary over € 550,000 annually
  • Nationality Danish
  • Ethnicity European
  • Currently Working For F.C. Copenhagen
  • Currently Married No
  • Married to No
  • Divorce No
  • Children No
  • Affair with No
  • Girlfriend yes
  • Boyfriend No
  • Religion Unknown
  • Tatto(s) No

Peter Ankersen is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a defender in both Danish football club, FC Copenhagen and Danish National Football Team.  He was in a team that won Danish Cup in 2012.

Peter is the twin brother of Jakob Ankersen who plays for IFK Göteborg. He started his professional career with Esbjerg fB in 2009 and has played for several Danish clubs like  Vejle Boldklub, Rosenborg, and Red Bull Salzburg.

Peter Ankersen’s Early life

Peter Ankersen was born in Esbjerg, Denmark, 22 September 1990 to parents, father, Palle Ankersen, and mother, Helene Ankersen. Interestingly, he has a twin brother, Jakob Ankersen who is a professional footballer who plays for IFK Goteborg as a winger. They both represented the Esbjerg fB.

He started his early career as a part of a youth team in Danish club, Esbjerg fB in 2009.

Peter Ankersen’s Networth

A promising and rising star, Peter Ankersen during his career from at several Europeans has earned a good deal of income as salary. The average player week rate for Danish Footballers playing in Danish clubs is in excess of € 10,000 which can range in excess of € 550,000 that the players received annually as salary.

Peter's salary is expected to be about €500,000 annually. Combining all the money that he got from several clubs along with endorsement, his net worth can be estimated at $4 million dollars.

Peter Ankersen’s Professional Career

Peter Ankersen made his professional club for the senior team, Esbjerg fB. After a single appearance for the club, Ankersen joined Vejle Boldklub during 2009/2010 season.

After finishing his two years stint at Boldklub, he was sold off to Norwegian based club, Rosenborg BK in 2012. Later in the same year, he signed a four-year contract with his old youth club, Esbjerg fB.

The second coming of the Peter Ankersen was a  success for himself and club as the team went on to win Danish  Cup during 2012/13 season. He along with his twin brother, Jakob Anderson played a major in the team success and duo was also instrumental in club’s fourth-place finish at the Danish Superliga in the same season.

His goal against AGF Aarhus in August 2013 made him famous. The goal was compared to Dutch Legend, Marco Van Basten’s goal in EURO 88 final and was nominated for the FIFA Puskas Award in 2013.

The clubs he represented after his time at Esbjerg fB was Austrian club, FC Red Bull Salzburg and FC Copenhagen who he was sold on a loan by the Austrian club. Currently, he is with Danish club, FC Copenhagen,  he signed a four-year contract on July 1, 2016. He has scored 5 goals in 37 appearances so far.

Peter Ankersen’s International Club

Unlike many of current players like Pine Sisto, Jonas Knudsen, Yussuf Poulsen from Danish national football squad, he did not represent Denmark in any of their Youth Team.

After his initial call-up for Denmark Senior National Team in May 2013, made his international debut against Poland in a friendly.

He scored his first goal against Kazakhstan on 11 November 2016 during 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification.

Peter Ankersen’s  Personal Life

Peter Ankersen is a talented defender for Denmark National Football Team. His skill and talent are known throughout Danish clubs. He lives a personal and private life.

Currently, he is dating his girlfriend, Amalie Jeppesen, a Danish woman from Cophengan, Denmark. The pair is seen to be quite happy to be each other and cherish the moments that they share as seen in the picture.

Peter has shared several pictures of his girlfriend on his social media account. The couple might get married in coming days, however, has not revealed any hints till date.

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