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Peter Schmeichel Biography & Career Records (First-Ever Goalkeeper To Win A Treble)

Greatest Goal Keeper

Peter Schmeichel

Date Of Birth: 18 November 1963

Peter Schmeichel was the first-ever goalkeeper to win a Treble, 1999.

Personal Information

  • Height: 193 cm
  • Nation: Denmark
  • International Caps: 129 Games 
  • International Career Clean Sheets: 56  Clean Sheets
  • Major Club: Manchester United
  • World Cup Participation: 1998- 5 Games

Club & Country Honours

  • 1992 European Championship Winners
  • 5 Times English Premier League
  • 3 Times FA Cup
  • 1 Time English League Cup
  • 1999 UEFA Champion League Winner
  • European Super Cup 1991
  • Primeira Liga 1999/2000
  • Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira 2000

Individual Awards

  • Danish Football Hall Of Fame
  • 3 Times Danish Footballer of The Year- 1990, 1993, 1999
  • 3 Times UEFA Goalkeeper of The Year- 1992, 1993, 1998
  • 4 Times European Goalkeeper of The Year- 1992,1993,1997,1999
  • 2 Times IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper- 1992, 1993
  • 2 Times Runner-up in IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper- 1995, 1999
  • 1992 UEFA Euro Best Goalkeeper
  • Second Non-British inductee into English Football Hall Of Fame
  • 2002 UEFA Champion League Team of the Decade
  • Premier League Best Goalkeeper Ever
  • 1999 IFFHS Scandinavia Goalkeeper of The Century                        

Peter Schmeichel is regarded as the best premier league goalkeeper. “The Greatest Dane” had the best reflexes. Peter Schmeichel won 5 league titles with Manchester United.

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