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Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Tottenham Hotspur Midfielder

Nationality :Danish
Date Of Birth :August 5, 1995
Height :6 feet and 1 inch
Weight :81 kg

Tottenham Hotspur signed Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, a professional midfielder, in August 2020. He has also made appearances for Denmark’s men’s national team.

Quick Facts

Full namePierre-Emile Kordt Højbjerg
Date of birth5 August 1995 (age 28)
Place of birthCopenhagen, Denmark
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s)Central midfielder
Team information
Current team
Tottenham Hotspur
Number5

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Biography, Early Life

Pierre-Emile Kordt Højbjerg born 5 August 1995 is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the Denmark national team.

Højbjerg started his career as a youth for Danish clubs BK Skjold, Kjøbenhavns Boldklub, and Brøndby IF before joining German club Bayern Munich in 2012. He made his senior debut for the reserves that year and his professional debut for the first team in April 2013; at 17 he was the club’s youngest player in the Bundesliga. He made 25 total appearances for Bayern and won a variety of domestic and international tournaments, also having loans at fellow league teams FC Augsburg and Schalke 04. In 2016, he signed a five-year contract for Southampton for an estimated £12.8 million fee. After making 134 appearances for the Saints, he joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2020 for a reported initial fee of £15 million.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Education

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Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s Age, Height, And Weight

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg stands 1.85m tall, or 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He weighs 81 kilograms. He has an athletic physique. His eyes are brown, and his hair is dark brown. His sexual orientation is heterosexual.

Career

He began playing football for BK Skjold’s youth team in 2003 and continued until 2007.
He joined Copenhagen’s youth team in 2007 and remained there until 2009.
Later, in 2009, at the age of 14, he transferred to Brondby IF’s youth squad, where he remained until 2012.

He joined Bayer Munich II on July 1, 2012. He made his professional debut in the Bundesliga on 13 April 2013, at the age of 17 years and 251 days, in a 4-0 win over 1. FC Nurnberg, becoming the youngest player ever to play for Bayern Munich first team in the Bundesliga. During the 2012-13 season, he had two first-team appearances with no goals as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga and the UEFA Champions League. He also made 30 appearances and scored 8 goals for the reserve squad that season.

He was a member of Bayern Munich’s squad that won the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco on December 21, 2013, albeit he did not play in the competition. On May 17, 2014, he started the DFB-Pokal final for Bayern Munich in a 2-0 extra-time triumph over Borussia Dortmund, playing 102 minutes. During the 2013-14 season, he made 7 first-team appearances with no goals as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, and FIFA Club World Cup. He also appeared in 14 games for the reserve squad that season, scoring four goals.

He extended his contract with the club until 2018 on January 8, 2015. He had no goals in eight Bundesliga games, one German Cup appearance, and three Champions League appearances in 2014-15.

He was loaned to FC Augsburg, also of the Bundesliga, for the remainder of the 2014-15 season on January 7, 2015. On 1 February 2015, he made his debut for the club in a 3-1 win over TSG Hoffenheim. He scored his first Bundesliga goal for the club on April 11, 2015, in a 2-1 loss to SC Paderborn 07. During his loan time at FC Augsburg, he made 16 appearances, scoring two goals and giving three assists across all competitions.

He signed a season-long loan with fellow Bundesliga club Schalke 04 on August 28, 2015. He made his debut for the club on September 17, 2015, in a 3-0 win over APOEL Nicosia in the Europa League group stages. He made 30 games with Schalke 04 on loan, collecting two assists in all competitions in which he did not score a goal. He told Danish publication B.T. at the end of the season that the moment had come to leave Bayern Munich and become a first-team regular elsewhere

On July 11, 2016, he signed a five-year contract with English club Southampton for an estimated sum of £12.8 million. He made his Premier League debut on August 13, 2016, in a 1-1 home draw against Watford. He made 37 appearances for the club in his first season, giving 1 assist in all competitions where he did not score a goal.

In the sixth round of the FA Cup, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win over League One team Wigan Athletic on March 18, 2018. During the 2017-18 season, he appeared in 32 games for the club, scoring once in all competitions.
Hughes’ successor, Ralph Hasenhuttl, appointed him club captain for the 2018-19 season. That season, he appeared in 33 games for the team, scoring four goals and providing four assists.

He was removed from the captaincy in June 2020 after publicly expressing his intention to quit the club, with Ward-Prowse taking his place. During the 2019-20 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, contributing 1 assist in all competitions where he did not score a goal.

He signed a five-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur on August 11, 2020, for a rumored initial sum of £15 million with add-ons. On September 13, 2020, he made his debut for the club in a 1-0 home loss to Everton. With his efforts, he quickly established himself as a significant member of Jose Mourinho’s side in the defensive midfield position, earning him a nomination for Premier League Player of the Month in November.

He scored his first goal for the club on January 28, 2021, with a 20-yard strike in a 1-3 home league defeat by Liverpool. In his first season, he made the most appearances (3420 minutes) by a player in the 2020-21 season. That season, he appeared in 53 games for the club, scoring two goals and assisting on five others.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s Net Worth

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg earns money from his professional football career. Contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements provide the majority of his revenue. In July 2016, he signed a five-year contract with English club Southampton for a reported sum of £12.8 million.

He signed a five-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur in August 2020, for a rumored initial sum of £15 million with add-ons. His predicted net worth in 2021 is €14.7 million, and his salary is £5.2 million. His market worth is estimated to be over €35 million.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Wife or Girlfriend

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is a married man, according to his personal life. On December 7, 2019, he married his lovely girlfriend, Josephine. Rosa (born in 2017) and Theo (born in 2020) are the couple’s two children. He has an intimate relationship with his love and children, and they live a happy life together.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Awards

Titles and season
2014Bayern Munich
2022Denmark
2021Denmark
15/16Bayern Munich
14/15Bayern Munich
13/14Bayern Munich
12/13Bayern Munich
15/16Bayern Munich
13/14Bayern Munich
12/13Bayern Munich
2015Denmark U21
2011Denmark U17
2011Denmark U17
12/13FC Bayern Munich U19
13/14

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