Mikkel Damsgaard Profile
|Player’s Name||Mikkel Krogh Damsgaard|
|Position of Play||Left Winger|
|Other position||Attacking Midfield|
|Net Worth||1-5 million Dollars|
|Market Value||22 million Dollars|
|Age||21 years old|
|Place of Birth||Jyllinge, Denmark|
|Date of Birth||July 3, 2000|
Mikkel Damsgaard is football that plays for the Denmark national team and Sampdoria an Italian Serie A club. Damsgaard came to a limelight by making a big impression was he was called on to fill in the position of Christian Ericksen who had suffered Cardiac Arrest during their Euro 2020 opener against Finland,
Having lost its opening two matches, Denmark bounced back by trashing Russia 4-1 a game that Damsgaard was on the scoresheet. 9 days later, Denmark played Wales in the last 16 and maintained their good performance by scoring 4 goals to nil booking a quarter final ticket.
No one expected Denmark to go that far having lost 2 consecutive opening games. They played the Czech Republic in the quarter-final and won 2-1. It was in the semifinal against England that Damsgaard scored from a well-taken free kick that sent England goalkeeper Pickford on the wrong side to make him the youngest Danish player to score in a European championship.
His career history dates back to his hometown where he played under his dad who was his coach for 8 years. He then moved to Nordsjælland at age of 17 on November 2017.He currently plays for Sampdoria having joined in February 2020.
His main position is on the left-wing but can as well fill central midfield and attacking. He first saw the net for Sampdoria in a 3-0 win in October 2020.
Market value and Net worth
The left-winger’s value has risen over time; an analysis on his current value reveals that Mikkel Damsgaard has a market value of 20 million euros. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 100,000 euros as of February 2018 when he was 17 years old playing at Nordsjaelland.
Damsgaard has an estimated net worth of between 1-5 million dollars. His main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings. With his age, Damsgaard still has potential to create money and build on his worth.
Mikkel Damsgaard ranking.
Globally Mikkel Damsgaard ranks at 387 among all players in the world. At his country Denmark, Damsgaard is number six. Looking on how he sits at the club level and the Serie A, he settles for 1st position at Sampdoria and position 64 in Serie A respectively. At the left wing, which is his main position of play, he ranks 40. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 2000, Damsgaard stands at position 25.
FIFA 22 rating.
Mikkel Damsgaard has an overall rating of 77 with the potential of 87. He rates with four stars in skill moves and three stars for weak foot. He has an international reputation of two. His work rate is high/low. In terms of traits, he is a long shot taker, Speed dribbler, technical dribbler and flair.
In the attack, the score is 63 for crossing, finishing 71, heading 51, short pass 74 and volleys 48. For movement, the scorers are 90 for acceleration, sprint speed of 81, agility 91, reactions 70 and balance 86.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 35, Curve 66, FK accuracy 82, long pass 70 and ball control 80. Power the score is shot power 71, jumping 72, stamina 74, strength 57 and long shots 72.
At defense, defense awareness is 52, stand tackle 46 and sliding tackle of 40. Mental scores are 64 for aggression, interceptions 45, attacking position 74, vision 77, penalties 47 and composure 74.
When the transfer windows open, clubs get the chance to scout and sign player they feel will bring an impact in the strength of the squad. Damsgaard has been one of the many that have had interclub transfers. His transfer history dates back to July 1, 2013 when his first transfer happened as he joined FCN Youth from Jyllinge Youth.
After four years, he joined Nordsjaell U19 in July 2017and after a year for 400,000 euros he moved to Nordsjaelland. At the start of the 2020-21 season Sampdoria paid 6.5 million to acquire his services.
Position and style of play
What is his best position of play? The main position of play for Damsgaard is at the left wing. However, the player is capable of playing other positions such as central midfield and attacking midfield where he can as well perform well.
Damsgaard style of play involves dribbling as evidenced in Sampdoria emerging second best after Antonio Candreva. With this, he his seen as a playmaker allowing him to shine in the attacking midfield and his
Salary and contract
Damsgaard joined Serie A club Sampdoria from Nordsjaelland on September 1, 2020, after the two clubs agreed on the transfer fee. Further, for the transfer to be complete, an agreement between the player and the club in terms of his contract and salary was of essence.
To this effect, the right-winger penned down a four-year contract that runs until June 30, 2024, when it will expire. With regard to his payment, Damsgaard pockets a salary of 2,900 pounds a week totaling to 150,800 pounds a year at Sampdoria.