Peter Ankersen Net Worth 2023, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Parents, Salary

Peter Ankersen net worth

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Introduction

Peter Ankersen is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Danish Superliga club FC Copenhagen.

Early life

NamePeter Ankersen
Net Worth$5 million
OccupationFootballer
Age32 years
Height1.80m
Peter Ankersen’s net worth

Peter Ankersen was born on September 22, 1990 (age 32 years) in Esbjerg, Denmark. He is the son of Danish parents and is the twin brother of Randers player Jakob Ankersen.

Club career

Peter Ankersen started his football education in the youth ranks of the local team Esbjerg fB, he saw limited first-team opportunities, and in the summer of 2010, he decided to join Vejle Boldklub in the Danish 1st Division. After two successful seasons for Vejle, both of them in the Danish 1st division, bigger teams started to pay him attention. In March 2012 he was sold to Norwegian club Rosenborg BK.

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He became a regular first-team starter for the Norwegian side, but after only 18 games he had yet to settle personally. In the same summer, he was sold back to his childhood club Esbjerg fB on a four-year contract. During his second stay at Esbjerg, alongside twin brother Jakob Ankersen, played an integral part in the Esbjerg team that following promotion won the Danish Cup and finished 4th in the Danish Superliga.

During a 5–1 win over AGF Aarhus on 10 August 2013, Ankersen scored a sensational goal reminiscent of Marco van Basten’s strike in the final of Euro 88. The goal was shortlisted for the 2013 FIFA Puskás Award. In January 2014 he was signed by RB Salzburg after impressing against them in the group stages of the Europa League, and was praised for his ability to play on either defensive flank.

Peter Ankersen joined F.C. Copenhagen in the summer of 2015 initially on loan, before signing permanently the season after. He was linked with a move to the Premier League club Newcastle United. Ankersen was nominated for the goal of the season by the Danish football federation in 2017.

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On transfer deadline day, 2 September 2019, Ankersen joined Italian Serie A club Genoa on a contract until June 2021 with an option for a further year. He made 19 league appearances during his sole season with Genoa, where he was mostly used as a substitute.

On 26 September 2020, FC Copenhagen announced that they had signed Ankersen on a four-year contract. On 1 October 2020, Ankersen scored a highly bizarre own goal against Croatian club HNK Rijeka in the 2020-21 UEFA Europa League play-off round. The own goal proved to be decisive and FCK was eliminated.

International career

Peter Ankersen was called up for the Denmark national team for a friendly against Georgia on May 17, 2013. In the match, he remained an unused sub for the entire game. On 14 August 2013, he made his international debut in a 3–2 loss to Poland, coming on as a substitute for Nicolai Boilesen at half-time.

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Ankersen scored his first goal ever in Denmark’s national team colors on 11 November 2016 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Kazakhstan. Denmark won 4–1. After being named in Denmark’s preliminary 35-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia in May 2018. However, he did not make the final 23.

Wife

As of July 2023, Peter Ankersen has no wife or children. He is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Amalie Jeppesen.

Peter Ankersen net worth

How much is Peter Ankersen worth? Peter Ankersen’s net worth is estimated at around $5 million. H is main source of income is from his primary work as a footballer. Peter Ankersen’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $415,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential footballers in Denmark. He stands at an appealing height of 1.80m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.