Christian Eriksen, who currently plays club football for the Serie A team called Inter Milan, is a professional football player from Denmark. He plays in the position of an attacking midfielder. Eriksen represents Denmark on the international front. He also plays as a central midfielder.

Quick Info 
Full NameChristian Dannemann Eriksen
Date Of BirthFebruary 14, 1992
Birth PlaceMiddelfart, Denmark
Parent(s)Dorthe Eriksen
Thomas Eriksen
ProfessionFootballer
PartnerSabrina Kvist Jensen
Age28 years
Height1.82 m
Children2
Net Worth20 million Euros

Christian Eriksen

EARLY LIFE

Christian Eriksen’s full name is Christian Dannemann Eriksen, born to parents Dorthe and Thomas Eriksen on February 14th of 1992 in Middelfart, located in Denmark. He acquired his desire for football at the young age of 3. He has a sister named Louise Eriksen. Louise also fell in love with the game of football due to the influence of her brother. They were very close and often played together who rose in a middle-class family. From 1992 to 2005, Christian Eriksen played for Middelfart and got titled the “Best Technical Player.” He got scouted by many clubs like Barcelona and Chelsea but didn’t get signed by any.

 

CAREER

Eriksen started playing football at Middelfart G&BK before he was even three years old. He moved to the youth team of Odense BK at the age of 13. At the age of 14, Eriksen played in the U-16 team of his club and was voted “Best Technical Player” in the Danish youth league.  In 2008 he played in the U-16 and U-19 team of the club, with which he also won the youth championship. Christian Eriksen was the winning goal scorer in the 1-0 win against Brøndby IF.  Besides, he had developed into a critical player in the Danish U-17 national team. In 2008 he got voted the best “U-17 player in Denmark”.

In October 2008, he signed a youth contract with Ajax and moved to their youth academy. After two seasons for the youth team, he was taken to the winter training camp by coach Martin Jol and made his competitive debut for the professional club on January 17, 2010, and got voted “Man of the Match.” On August 30, 2013, he got transferred to the Premier League Tottenham Hotspur. He scored his first goal for Tottenham on December 26, 2013, in the match against West Bromwich Albion. He was named Footballer of the Year in Denmark and Player of the Season in the club by the end of the year. 

Christian Eriksen

Eriksen scored twelve goals in all competitions during the 2014-15 season. In 2017, Tottenham Hotspur got placed on the table for the first time since 1996. Christian Eriksen received the Player of the Season award once again in 2017. In 2019, Eriksen reached the final of the UEFA Champions League with Tottenham Hotspur. They lost the finals to Liverpool FC.

After seven years with Tottenham Hotspur, he transferred to the Italian Serie A team Inter Milan and endorsed a four-year commitment. From 2007 to 2009, he played in the Denmark U17 team on the international front, and in 27 appearances, he scored nine goals. He played in the Denmark U18 in 2009 and scored one goal in 5 appearances. For the Denmark U19 team, he scored a goal in 3 appearances. In 201, he played for the Denmark U21 team and scored one goal in 3 appearances. From 2010, he started playing for the Danish national team. To date, he has played in 103 games for them and scored 36 goals. 

 

PERSONAL LIFE

Christian Eriksen is currently dating Sabrina Kvist Jensen. They have a son named Alfred together. He was born on June 4, 2018. On November 16 of 2020, he announced that Sabrina is pregnant and they are expecting a child. He loves her dearly and gives as enough time as he can with her. He once said that the English football scene has led to her not spending much time with his family due to the hectic schedule and training. His younger sister also plays football and has played in the Danish women’s national team. 

Christian Eriksen

Height, Weight, and Age

Christian Eriksen stands 1.82 meters tall and weighs approximately 76 kg. As of December of 2020, he is 28 years old.

 

Social Media 

Christian Eriksen is active on social sites stands like Instagram and Twitter. He has 2 million followers on Instagram and 725k followers on Twitter as of December of 2020. 

 

You can follow him on:

 

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/ChrisEriksen8

Instagram:

https://instagram.com/chriseriksen8

 

NET WORTH

As of November of 2020, Christian Eriksen’s net worth got expected to be around 20 million Euros. He gains most of his fortune from becoming a professional footballer. His yearly salary is about 4.5 Euros million as of 2020.

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