Quick Facts About Andreas Christensen
|Celebrated Name||Andreas Christensen|
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Andreas Bodtker Christensen, professionally known as Andreas Christensen is a Danish professional football player. Christensen plays as a center-back for Premier League club Chelsea and the Denmark national team. Having started his professional football career at Chelsea in 2013, he had a two-year loan spell with the German club Borussia Monchengladbach from 2015 to 2017. He returned to Chelsea and won a Europa League, FA Cup, and Champions League.
On the international level, he represented Denmark national team at various age levels. He made his senior international debut in 2015.
What is Andreas Christensen Famous For?
Center-back for Chelsea.
Where is Andreas Christensen From?
Andreas Christensen was born on 10 April 1996. His birth name is Andreas Bodtker Christensen. His birth place is in Lillerod in Denmark. He holds Danish nationality. He was born to his father Sten Christensen and his mother Tina Christensen. He has a sister named Melissa Bolvig Christensen. He belongs to white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity.
Andreas Christensen Career
Andreas Christensen started playing football at an early age. He was only 4 years old when he joined Skjold Birkerod academy in 2000. He then joined Brondby IF youth setup in 2004. He spent around 8 years in the club’s academy. He received interest from several clubs in Europe including Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City, and Bayern Munich. In 2012, he joined the youth setup of the English club, Chelsea. He was included in Chelsea’s first team for their last game of the 2012-13 season in May 2013. However, he was not featured in the match. He signed a professional contract with the club ahead of the 2013-14 season. He made his professional debut against Shrewsbury Town in the League Cup in October 2014. He was part of the Chelsea youth team that won the FA Youth Cup 2013-14. He was part of the Chelsea U19 team that won the 2014-15 UEFA Youth League. He made his Premier League debut against Sunderland in May 2015. Chelsea loaned Christensen to the German club Borussia Monchengladbach on a two-year loan deal in July 2015. For his impressive performance in his debut season for the club, he was voted the team’s Player of the Season. The club made multiple attempts to make his move permanent in 2016. However, Chelsea rejected the bid. He returned to Chelsea after his two-year spell at Monchengladbach. He signed a four-year contract extension with Chelsea in January 2018. He was part of Chelsea that won the FA Cup 2017-18. He did not feature in the final due to a back injury.He was awarded the club’s Young Player of the Year award in 2018. The following season 2018-19, he won UEFA Europa League with Chelsea and finished runner-up in EFL Cup.Christensen was part of Chelsea that won the UEFA Champions League 2020-21. Chelsea defeated Manchester City 1-0 in the final.
Andreas Christensen International Career
Andreas Christensen represented Denmark national team at various age levels. He represented Denmark U16, U17, U19, and U21 football teams.He made his senior international debut against Montenegro in June 2015. He was named Danish Talent of the Year in 2015. He scored his first senior international goal against the Republic of Ireland in November 2017. He was part of Denmark that reached the Round of 16 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He currently represents Denmark at UEFA Euro 2020.
Who is Andreas Christensen Wife?
Andreas Christensen is not married yet. However, the Danish international is not single. He is in a long-term relationship with a girl named Katrine Friis. Not many details about his personal life are available at present. More details about his personal life and his dating history will be updated here.
How Tall is Andreas Christensen?
The Danish international stands at a height of 1.87 m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a body weight of 81 kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is blue and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Andreas Christensen Salary and Net Worth?
Andreas Christensen earns from his professional career as a football player. His income comes from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. Having joined Chelsea at the age of 15, he started his professional career at Chelsea in 2013. He had two-year loan spells with the German club Borussia Monchengladbach and returned to Chelsea. He signed a contract extension with Chelsea in 2018. At Chelsea, he has an annual salary of 4.3 million pounds. His net worth is estimated at around 9 million at present.
Did You Know?
His father is the former Brondby goalkeeper.He was only 15 years old when he joined Chelsea.He wears jersey number 4 at Chelsea.He wears jersey number 6 for Denmark national team.