One of the Best Goalkeepers in Football- Peter Sceimechel
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One of the Best Goalkeepers in Football- Peter Sceimechel

Peter Scheimechel was the greatest goal keeper in his days at Manchester United without doubt. Nicknamed the Great Dane he was so popular in England that even rivals admired his goalkeeping skills and personality. He was very successful at Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson once described him in a football interview as the greatest goalkeeper he has ever seen. Schemichel is regarded as the best goalkeeper in football history and in English football. The Great Dane won the best goalkeeper award in the years of 1992 and 1993. Many football experts remember him because of his success with English side Manchester United. In 1999 he won the famous treble with Manchester United. Also scheimichel won the UEFA Euro Championships with his nation Denmark in the year 1992.

One of the Greatest Goalkeepers in football – Peter Scheimechel

Peter Scheimechel was the greatest goal keeper in his days at Manchester United without doubt. Nicknamed the Great Dane he was so popular in England that even rivals admired his goalkeeping skills and personality. He was very successful at Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson once described him in a football interview as the greatest goalkeeper he has ever seen. Schemichel is regarded as the best goalkeeper in football history and in English football. The Great Dane won the best goalkeeper award in the years of 1992 and 1993. Many football experts remember him because of his success with English side Manchester United. In 1999 he won the famous treble with Manchester United. Also scheimichel won the UEFA Euro Championships with his nation Denmark in the year 1992.

In 2000 the Danish goalkeeper was voted amongst the list of the top ten goalkeepers in the 20th century. In another list he was voted the best goalkeeper ever. FIFA also voted Scheichel as one of the hundred and twenty five greatest living footballers. He has an unbelievable record of the cleanest sheets in the English Premier League. It is known that forty two per cent of the games he played in the league his team ending the matches without conceding any goal.

As a football goal keeper he scored twelve goals in his career. For football nation Denmark he is the most capped footballer with one hundred and twenty nine goals. Peter Scheimechel has played one hundred and twenty nine times for Denmark between the years 1987 and 2001. He was in Denmark’s first team squad for FIFA World Cup 1998 and Euro 1992. Scheimechel was chosen as captain of Denmark during his career and has captained his country thirty times.

Peter Scheimechel the Great Dane also played for Danish football side Brondby in which he won four Danish domestic League titles. In 1991 Denmark legend Peter Scheimechel was voted tenth best goal keeper in the world. Manchester United went on to sign the Dane after his great international performances with nation Denmark in the Euro 1992 Championships. The legendary coach of Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson decided to buy the Danish goalkeeper for five hundred and five thousand pounds. Alex Ferguson described the signing as the bargain of the century. Scheimechel went on to win five Premier League titles, three FA Cups, one League cup, and the famous Champions League title in the year 1999 with Manchester United.

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