Thomas Delaney

Birth Day September 3rd, 1991
Birth Place Frederiksberg, Denmark
Age 31 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Virgo

About Thomas Delaney - Danish Professional Footballer

Thomas Delaney is a Danish professional footballer. Currently, he plays for both La Liga Club Sevilla and the Denmark national team. His playing position is a defensive midfielder. Delaney began his playing career at the Danish club F.C. Copenhagen. Since then, he has played for a number of clubs including the German sports club "Werder Bremen", the German sports club "Borussia Dortmund", and the Spanish professional football club "Sevilla".

Likewise, Delaney made his international debut for Denmark in 2013. Also, he was a member of their squads in the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2020.


Early Life and Family Background

Thomas Delaney was born on September 3, 1991, in Frederiksberg, Denmark. His birth name is Thomas Joseph Delaney. Delaney was born to his father, Michael Delaney whereas his mother's name is not known. Similarly, Delaney holds Danish nationality and belongs to multiracial ethnicity. According to his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Virgo.

Thomas Delaney Football Career

F.C.Copenhagen

  • Thomas Delaney began playing youth football at Danish club F.C.Copenhagen'sreservesquad, Kjbehavns Boldklub.
  • In August 2008, Delaney made his debut for Copenhagen in an unofficial friendly.
  • He made his official debut for the club on 16 April 2009 in a 4-0 win against Nordvest FC in the first leg of the semi-finals of Sydbank Pokalen.
  • Later on, he was promoted to the first-team group during the 2009 summer break.
  • He made 12 appearances for the team in the 2009-10 season, scoring once in each of the league games as Copenhagen won the Danish Superliga that season.
  • During the 2010-11 season, he made 20 appearances for the club, scoring once across all competitions as Copenhagen again won the Danish Superliga.
  • He signed a contract extension with Copenhagen on December 29, 2011, until the end of 2014.
  • During his 2011-12 season, he made 27 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions as Copenhagen won the Danish Cup that season.
  • During his 2012-13 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Copenhagen won the Danish Superliga that season.
  • Delaney renewed his contract with the club through 2015 on July 6, 2013. He also received jersey number 8, at the same time.
  • On 23 January 2014, he again extended his contract, until 2017. At the same time, he was officially named vice-captain of the team. During his 2013-14 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2014-15 season, he was promoted to club captain where he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Copenhagen won the Danish Cup that season.
  • Similarly, he received the Man of the Match on May 14, 2015, when his team defeated FC Vestsjaelland of the fellow Superliga, 3-2, in the Danish Cup final.
  • During his 2015-16 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Copenhagen won both the Danish Superliga and Danish Cup that season.
  • Furthermore, he made 30 appearances for the club during his 2016-17 season. And scored 8 goals and provided 5 assists in all the competitions as Copenhagen again won both the Danish Superliga and Danish Cup that season.

Werder Bremen

  • Delaney joined Werder Breman for a reported fee of €2 million in January 2017.
  • He made his debut for the club on 21 January 2017 in a 2-1 loss against Borussia Dortmund.
  • Delaney scored his first goal for the club on February 18, 2017, in a 2-0 win against 1. FSV Mainz 05.
  • On 1 April 2017, he scored a hat-trick, the first of his career, in Werder Bremen’s 5-2 win away against SC Freiburg.
  • In his first season, he made 13 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2017-18 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as Werder Bremen finished in 11th place in the league.

Borussia Dortmund

  • Delaney signed a four-year contract with Borussia Dortmund on June 7, 2018.
  • On August 20, 2018, Delaney made his debut for the club in a 2-1 win against Greuther Furth in the first round of DFB-Pokal.
  • He scored his first goal for the club on December 8, 2018, in a 2-1 win against FC Schalke 04.
  • Delaney made 38 appearances for the team during his debut season, contributing 6 assists and 3 goals across all league competitions as Borussia Dortmund took second place.
  • Due to his injury, he missed most of the matches in the 2019-20 season, but he still managed to make 14 club appearances across all competitions as Borussia Dortmund won the DFB-Pokal and placed third in the league.
  • Further, Delaney came as a substitute in the second half for Dortmund on May 13, 2021, in their 4-1 victory over RB Leipzig in the 2021 DFB-Pokal Final.

Sevilla

  • Delaney moved to Spain on August 25, 2021, to join La Liga side, Sevilla, on a four-year contract for a reported sum of €7 million, according to Diario de Sevilla.
  • In his debut season 2021-22, Delaney made 35 appearances for the team, contributing 7 assists, and 2 goals across all league competitions.

International Career

  • Thomas Delaney has represented Denmark at various age levels, including U18, U19, U20, and U21, as well as the senior level.
  • In October 2008, Delaney made his Under-18 team debut for Denmark and later participated in three matches.
  • On October 15, 2015, he made his senior national team debut against Malta in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification match.
  • On September 1, 2017, he scored his first international goal for Denmark in a 4-0 win against Poland in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification match.
  • Delaney scored his first international hat-trick for Denmark on September 4, 2017, in a 4-1 win against Armenia in a 2014 FIFA Word Cup Qualification match.
  • As well, he was part of Denmark’s squad that played in the 2018 World Cup and 2020 UEFA Euro.
  • On September 7, 2021, he scored 4 goals in a 5-0 win against Israel in a 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification match.
  • Additionally, he was named to Denmark's squad in November 2022 for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
  • However, he was ruled out from the World Cup in Qatar on November 23, after sustaining a knee injury during their opening Group D match against Tunisia.
  • Furthermore, since his debut, Delaney has obtained 72 caps and scored over 7 goals for Denmark.

Thomas Delaney Awards and Honors

Copenhagen

  • Danish Superliga: 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13,2015-16, 2016-17
  • Danish Cup: 2011-12, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

Borussia Dortmund

  • DFB-Pokal: 2020-21
  • DFL-Supercup: 2019

Individual

  • Won the 2009 Arla's Talent Award
  • Won the 2015 Danish Cup Fighter
  • Won the 2015, and 2016 F.C. Copenhagen Player of the Year Award

Thomas Delaney's Wife and Children

Thomas Delaney is a married man. Delaney tied the knot with his long-term girlfriend, Michelle Jensen, after more than ten years of relationship on December 27, 2020. The pair has a baby together. As well, Delaney has a very close relationship with his wife and baby. Currently, they are enjoying their married life and living a happy life together. 


Thomas Delaney's Net Worth and Salary

Thomas Delaney has amassed a great fortune from his professional career as a footballer. His income comes from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. On August 25, 2021, he joined La Liga side, Sevilla, on a four-year contract for a reported sum of €7 million.  As of 2022, his estimated net worth is €15 million and his salary is £4.4 million. Further, his market value is around €15 million. 

Thomas Delaney Height & Weight

Thomas Delaney is a handsome man with an athletic body build. He stands at a tall height of 1.82m (6 feet) while his body weighs around 71kg(156 lbs.). Moreover, he has a pair of dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.

Additionally, his sexual orientation is straight.

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