Peter Schmeichel was born on the 18th of November, 1963, in the city of Hamburg, Germany. He is well-known for his ability as a soccer player. The International Federation of High School Soccer (IFHS) likened him favorably to Lev Yashin, another famous soccer goalie.
In his previous professional football career, Peter Bolesaw Schmeichel MBE (Danish pronunciation: ; born 18 November 1963) played goalkeeping for the Danish national team.
What does Peter Schmeichel do now?
Schmeichel has worked as a football commentator for the BBC in England and TV3+ in Denmark after his retirement from professional sport.
Why did Gary Neville not shake Schmeichel?
Gary Neville, who was United’s captain for the derby 16 years ago, failed to shake Schmeichel’s hand as the squad was lining up in the tunnel, and the right-back was left speechless. Even now, Neville maintains his choice to pass on Schmeichel, claiming that it is unacceptable for a former Manchester United player to sign a contract with Manchester City.
What does Schmeichel mean?
The term ″flatterer″ comes from the Middle High German verb smeichlen, which means ″to flatter.″
What age did Peter Schmeichel retire?
This summer, he signed a contract with newly promoted Manchester City, however it will be his final season in the Premier League. In an interview with BT, the 38-year-old said he will put up his gloves when the season with Manchester City concluded.