Jannik Vestergaard

Jannik Vestergaard

Jannik Vestergaard
Quick Facts About Jannik Vestergaard
Celebrated Name Jannik Vestergaard
Age 31 years old
Nick Name Veserguard
Birth Name Jannik Vestergaard
Birth Date 1992-08-03
Gender Male
Profession Danish footballer
Nationality Danish
Place of Birth Hvidovre, Denmark
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Leo
Father John
Mother Wiebke
sisters Anna and Marie
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Pernille Vennike
Children 1
Net Worth €15.8 million
Salary £3.39 million annually
Height 6 ft 6 inches
Weight 98 Kg
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Current Team Leicester City
Coach Brendan Rodgers
Jersey Name Vestergaard

Jannik Vestergaard,  a Danish professional footballer, is best known for his tendency to play defensive football. He has a very high potential center-back who possesses a good awareness and positioning. He has a great effort and stamina to stop and defend against the lethal shots struck by opponent players.  

Vestergaard played youth football with Vestia, Frem, Copenhagen and Brøndby. He began his senior career with the German club TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. He moved to Werder Bremen in January 2015. On 11 June 2016, Vestergaard joined Borussia Mönchengladbach for a reported transfer of €12 million-plus bonuses. 

From 2016 to 2018, he joined and played for the Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach. On 13th July 2018, he was transferred to Premier League club Southampton on a four-year contract. On 13 August 2021, he signed for Leicester City on a three-year contract, for an undisclosed fee.

Who is Jannik Vestergaard?

Jannik Vestergaard is a Danish professional footballer. He currently plays as a centre-back for Premier League club Leicester City. He is ranked 39th among all players born in 1992. He is the 8th most important player in all of Denmark and the 6th most expensive Danish player in Denmark football history.  

At the international level, he represents the Danish national team and was part of the Danish squads that reached the semi-finals of UEFA Euro 2020 which they lost to Three lions with a 2-1 goal score. He was also a member of Denmark's squad at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but did not make any appearances in the tournament

When was Jannik Vestergaard born?

Jannik Vestergaard was born on 3rd August 1992 in Hvidovre, the main town in Hvidovre Municipality, Denmark. His birth name is Jannik Vestergaard. He holds a Danish nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her star sign is Leo. He follows the Christian religion. Vestergaard was born into a middle-class family.

He is the only son born to his Danish father and a German mother. His father, John, and mother Wiebke, both have musicals background. John is a professional pianist while Wiebke has an extensive career in the music industry as a cellist. He was raised along with his two sisters, Anna and Marie in Copenhagen, the Capital of Denmark. 

Jannik was a fan of football since his childhood. When he was four, Jannik joined the youth football with a local side Boldklubben Vestia followed by Frem, Copenhagen, and Brøndby.

Is Jannik Vastergaard married? 

Jannik Vestergaard has been married to his beautiful wife Pernille Vennike since 2018. Venice was born in Brondbyoster, Kobenhavn, Denmark which means she also holds Danish nationality. In fact, Jannik and Pernille were together before 2009. At the time, Jannik was a 17 years teenage boy and was on his way to starting his senior football career.

Veserguard and Pernille dated for many years before they finally got married at a beautiful wedding ceremony in Denmark. The couple tied the knot in front of their families and closest friends in May 2018. In July 2019, Vennike gave birth to the couple's son, but they have not revealed his name yet.

How much is Jannik Vestergaard's net worth?

As of April 2022, the net worth of Jannik Vestergaard is estimated to be €15.8 million. His current market value is €15 million. In August 2021, the center back signed a contract with EPL side Leicester City that nets him a whopping salary of £3.39 million annually. Apart from his football contract and salary, he also makes extra income through his endorsement deals with several multiple brands including Adidas, EA Sports, and other several Danish sports brands. 

How tall is Jannik Vestergaard?

Jannik Vestergaard is 6 ft 6 inches tall and his body weight is 98 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a short side-faded hairstyle that is Dark brown in color. He has a pair of sparkling blue-colored eyes. 

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Leicester City FC training center for warm-ups and training. 

Facts About Jannik Vestergaard

  • #1He wears Adidas Copa 20.1 soccer cleats in 2021-2022.
  • #2He has only scored two goals in his international career.
  • #3He is proficient with both feet.
  • #4He is often called Great Dane.
  • #5He has a pet dog named Brady.
  • #6His favorite hobbies include reading and watching movies.
  • #7He likes to spend quality time with his family.
  • #8He loves to go on long tours vacationing.
  • #9His FIFA 22 rating is 76.
  • #10He has met Pope Francis.