Joachim Andersen

Birth Day May 31st, 1996
Birth Place Solrød Strand
Age 26 Years Old

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About Joachim Andersen - Danish Football player

Joachim Andersen is a Danish professional football player. Currently, he plays for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Denmark national team. His playing position is center-back. Before joining his current Crystal Palace, he played for numerous clubs including Greve Fodbold, Copenhagen, Midtjylland, Twente, Sampdoria, Lyon, and Fulham. 

Besides his professional career, Andersen maintains a significant social media presence. He has around 103k followers on his verified Instagram handle @joachimandersen3. He posts pictures of football-related events on his Instagram handle.


Early Life & Family

Joachim Andersen was born on May 31, 1996, in his birthplace Solrød Strand, Denmark. His birth name is Joachim Christian Andersen. Anderson was born to his father, Jacob Andersen, and his mother, Caroline Frederikke Andkjaer. He is the eldest of four children born to his parents and has three younger sisters. As well, Andersen holds Danish nationality and belongs to the Danish-white ethnicity. 

Joachim Andersen Football Career

Youth Career

  • At the age of four, Joachim Andersen began playing football for the local club Greve Fodbold, where he played from 2000 to 2009.
  • He then joined Copenhagen's academy, School of Excellence in 2009.
  • Andersen joined FC Midtjylland at the age of 15 in 2011.
  • Before making his first team debut with Midtjylland in April 2013, Twente sent out scouts to observe Andersen and made an offer for a one-week trial, which he accepted.
  • After four months, he signed a youth contract with FC Twente for a rumored sum of around 5 million Danish Kroner (€650,000).

Club Career

Twente

  • Despite still being an under-19 player, Andersen was promoted to the senior squad, and on November 8, 2013, he made his debut with Jong Twente, playing the entire match.
  • He was given the opportunity to make his first-team debut on March 7, 2015, against Willem II, playing the last 20 minutes.
  • On March 14, 2015, he signed a new contract with Twente that will last through 2018.
  • The same year, he earned the Danish football Association's Talent of the Year award for U19.
  • Andersen was named in the starting eleven against Groningen on March 22, 2015, and scored his first goal for the first team.
  • Subsequently, he became almost a regular part of the first-team squad in the 2015–16 season.  

 Sampdoria

  • Andersen signed a contract with Serie A Club Sampdoria on August 26, 2017.
  • He played his first game on February 25, 2018, which was against Udinese.
  • Thereafter, he played in seven more games during that season, and established himself as a regular starter in 2018-19, even drawing interest from bigger clubs.
  • Andersen only missed one game during his second season because of a ban.
  • On November 8, 2018, he signed a new contract with Sampdoria that will last through the summer of 2022. 

Lyon

  • Andersen signed a five-year contract with the French team Olympique Lyonnais on July 12, 2019. The transfer fee amounted to €30 million (24 + 6 million in bonuses), meaning Andersen became Lyon’s record transfer. It was also a record-high transfer fee for a Danish football player.
  • On October 2, 2019, Andersen made his Champions League debut against RB Leipzig.
  • He scored his first Champions League goal in the 3-1 victory over Benfica on November 11.

Loan to Fulham

  • Andersen joined Premier League Club Fulham on October 5, 2020, on a season-long loan.
  • He was sent off in a 1-1 draw with Newcastle United on December 19, 2020, receiving a second yellow when he gave away a controversial penalty for a foul on Callum Wilson. This led to his dismissal from the match.
  • Andersen was nominated for the league's Player of the Month Award for February 2021 as a result of many strong defensive performances that saw Fulham concede just three goals in six games while accumulating crucial nine points in their battle against relegation.
  • On March 19, 2021, Andersen scored his first Fulham goal in a 1-2 home league defeat to Leeds United.

Crystal Palace

  • Crystal Palace announced on July 28, 2021, that Andersen had signed a five-year contract for a fee of €17.5 million with €2.5 million add-on bonuses and a 12.5% sell-on fee.

International Career

  • Andersen has represented Denmark at U16, U17, U19, U20 and U21 levels.
  • In March 2019, he was called up to the senior team for matches against Kosovo and Switzerland.
  • Andersen received his first national team cap on October 15, 2019, when Denmark defeated Luxembourg 4-0.
  • He was included in the squad for UEFA Euro 2020 on May 25, 2021.
  • Moreover, he was included in the squad for the FIFA World Cup 2022 on November 7, 2022.

Awards and Honors

  • Won the 2015 Danish football Association's Talent of the Year award for U19
  • Won the 2019-20 Coupe de la Ligue runner-up with Lyon

Joachim Andersen Girlfriend: Dating and Relationship

Concerning his personal life, Joachim Andersen is unmarried but not single. He is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Cecilie Porsdal. Cecilie is a social media star and Instagram influencer. They maintain good communication and enjoy each other's company. Currently, the pair are enjoying their love life and their love bond is getting stronger over time.

Joachim Andersen Net Worth 2022

Through his professional football career, Joachim Andersen has amassed a great fortune. His net worth is estimated at around $5 million as of 2022. Presently, he earns around €3 Million from his current team. Similarly, his current market value is €25 Million. His major source of wealth from his football career. Currently, he is living a luxurious lifestyle from his career earnings.

Joachim Andersen Height and Weight

Joachim Andersen is a handsome man with a charming personality. As a footballer, he has a well-maintained athletic body physique, which he maintains a lot through working out frequently in the gym. Moreover, he stands at a tall height of 1.92m (6 feet 4 inches) while his body weight consists of 89kg (196 lbs.). Similarly, he has a pair of brown eyes and his hair color is also brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Overall, he has a healthy and well-maintained body.

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