Kasper Schmeichel

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Kasper Peter Schmeichel (pronounced [ˈkʰæspɐ ˈsmɑjˀkl̩]; born 5 November 1986) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Leicester City and the Denmark national team. He is the son of former Manchester United and Danish international goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel. Schmeichel began his career with Manchester City, but he had loan spells with Darlington, Bury and Falkirk before he made his Manchester City debut. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kasper Schmeichel has received more than 5,707,066 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Kasper Schmeichel is the 2,254th most popular soccer player (down from 1,544th in 2019), the 413th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 324th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Danish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Kasper Schmeichel ranks 2,254 out of 16,923Before him are João Pinto, Ashley Cole, Gunder Bengtsson, Iuliu Baratky, Guillermo Amor, and Ahmed Radhi. After him are Pita, Mitsunori Fujiguchi, Thomas Bickel, Dinko Dermendzhiev, Bruno Chizzo, and Antonio Urdinarán.

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Among people born in 1986, Kasper Schmeichel ranks 57Before him are Emmy Rossum, Shinji Okazaki, Carlos Bacca, Fernando Gago, Scott Eastwood, and Armie Hammer. After him are Gaël Monfils, Teresa Palmer, Oscar Pistorius, Måns Zelmerlöw, Ezequiel Garay, and Kim Hyun-joong.

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Among people born in Denmark, Kasper Schmeichel ranks 413 out of 783Before him are Dario Campeotto (1939), Christian Poulsen (1980), Sofie Gråbøl (1968), Emil Hartmann (1836), Gustav Winckler (1925), and Jan Heintze (1963). After him are Christian Albrecht Bluhme (1794), John Eriksen (1957), Bodil Joensen (1944), Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (1947), Greta Andersen (1927), and Knud Kristensen (1880).


Among soccer players born in Denmark, Kasper Schmeichel ranks 24Before him are Thomas Gravesen (1976), Ole Madsen (1934), Lars Olsen (1961), Johnny Hansen (1943), Christian Poulsen (1980), and Jan Heintze (1963). After him are John Eriksen (1957), Flemming Povlsen (1966), Brian Steen Nielsen (1968), Simon Kjær (1989), Ebbe Sand (1972), and Henning Enoksen (1935).

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