Who is Thomas Gravesen?

Thomas Gravesen is a Danish former professional footballer who played as a midfielder and a rich poker player. In his professional career, Gravesen played in Denmark, Germany, England, Spain, and Scotland for Vejle Boldklub, Hamburger SV, Everton, Real Madrid, and Celtic. For the Denmark national team, Gravesen was capped 66 times and scored five goals, from his debut in August 1998 until he ended his national team career in September 2006. He represented Denmark at the international Euro 2000, 2002 World Cup and Euro 2004 tournaments. He got wide attention from the crowd after he was reported to have won £80million in a poker game. The former Premier League warrior is back in football as a TV pundit after spending nearly ten years living the high life in Las Vegas.

What is Thomas Gravesen famous for?

Thomas Gravesen is best famous for his tough-tackling that earned him the nickname 'Mad Dog' during his time in Real Madrid. The ex-Real Madrid warrior is also hugely famous for winning a huge sum in a poker game that squares amount of £80million and for sharing a neighborhood with the likes of Hollywood star Nicolas Cage and tennis legends Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf where he has his mansion in Las Vegas.

Where is Thomas Gravesen from?

Thomas Gravesen was born on 11 March 1976in  Vejle, Denmark. He is Danish by nationality and belongs to Danish ethnicity. His religion is Christianity and his zodiac is Pisces. There are no details regarding his parents, childhood life and education history. All that is known, He is the older brother of footballer Peter Gravesen. Gravesen began his football career in 1995 with hometown club Vejle Boldklub (VB).

What is Thomas Gravesen's career?

Gravesen began his football career in 1995 with hometown club Vejle Boldklub (VB) in the Danish Superliga.he moved to German team Hamburger SV in 1997. During his early days at Vejle Boldklub in Denmark, He also worked as a car salesman to keep him motivated. Following the Euro 2000 tournament, Gravesen went to the English club Everton and quickly became a favorite amongst the fans. Gravesen played a key role in Everton's rise toward the top of the 2004–05 Premier League table. Everton sold Gravesen to Real Madrid in January 2005. He found immediate playing success at Real Madrid, scoring in one of his first games, a 4–0 win against Espanyol as defensive midfield. However, Gravesen would eventually find himself benched. Following public outcry over his tough style of play and poor team coordination.

In August 2006, He made a scuffle at a Real Madrid training session after a hard tackle on teammate Robinho. He was also responsible for picking him up and throwing a Brazilian striker, Robinho around, as a result of which Ronaldo lost a tooth. On 30 August, Gravesen signed a three-year deal (with the option of a fourth) with the club, Celtic. He scored the first hat-trick of his professional career in a game against St Mirren on 12 November 2006. On 18 August 2008, Celtic and Thomas Gravesen parted company. Gravesen re-signed for Everton on a season-long loan from Celtic on 29 August 2007. Hung up his boots: Gravesen's final club was Celtic where he made 28 appearances before retiring in 2008. For the national team, Gravesen was capped 66 times and scored five goals, from his debut in August 1998 until he ended his national team career in September 2006. He represented Denmark at the international Euro 2000, 2002 World Cup and Euro 2004 tournaments.

What is Thomas Gravesen's net worth?

The Danish former professional footballer, Thomas has an estimated worth of £100million as of 2020. He made this huge sum mostly from playing poker base in Las Vegas. It was reported just by gambling he once made  £80 million. Additionally, as a former footballer, he garnered some of it from his career. While at the height of his career playing at the Bernabeu, he reportedly earned £85,000 per week in 2005. He also made money from his several contract deals, loans, and endorsements. Talking about his house, he lives in exclusive Canyon Fairways gated community of Summerlin in Las Vegas that worth around £5m and he drives around in a $500,000 worth Mercedes SLR McLaren.

Who is Thomas Gravesen dating?

One of the rich poker player, millionaire and former sportsmen, Gravesen is a married man. He has been married to a former zech-born American model, Kamila Persse who is now a real estate agent working for an established US Firm. The duo is enjoying their life together and seems like they have a common sense of interest as they are found gambling together in local casinos. Gravesen moved to Las Vegas in 2013 with his partner where they live in the exclusive Canyon Fairways gated community of Summerlin in Las Vegas. They don't have any children yet.

How tall is Thomas Gravesen?

The millionaire poker player and former football player Thomas Gravesen have a tall height of 1.83 meters. He has an athletic body and weighs around 75kg. The highly pronounced "Mad Dog" in football career during 2005 is distinctively identified from his bald head and brown eyes color. Further information regarding his body measurements, dress, and shoe sizes are currently under review. He has a straight sexual orientation.