Peter Schmeichel

Where is Peter Schmeichel now?

Goalkeeping legend Peter Schmeichel finally hung up his gloves in 2003 after finishing his illustrious career at Manchester City.

Since retiring from playing Schmeichel has mostly worked as a television pundit both in his native Denmark and also for the BBC in England.

He also travels extensively in his role as ambassador for Manchester United and Carlsberg and he is also a brand ambassador for First and Tipico.

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In 1999 Peter Schmeichel released his book Schmeichel: The Autobiography.

In Roy Keane’s 2014 book he recalled a fight he had with Schmeichel in 1998 which resulted in a black eye for the United keeper.

In 2006 Schmeichel appeared as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing. He finished 7th out of 14 dancers.

Schmeichel’s son Kasper is also a professional goalkeeper in the Premier League with Leicester City and for the Norwegian national side.

In February 2016 Schmeichel joined Chinese web channel Protalk China, an online platform that provides Chinese fans with interactive content on a daily basis including video responses to questions from fans and expert analysis on big matches.

Follow Peter Schmeichel on Twitter @Pschmeichel1

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Peter Schmeichel: Premier League Statistics

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Premier League Teams Played forAston Villa, Manchester City, Manchester United

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