Mikkel Damsgaard - Updated May 2024

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Jyllinge, Denmark
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Jyllinge, Denmark

Mikkel Damsgaard

Mikkel Damsgaard is a professional footballer from the Denmark. Moreover, Mikkel Damsgaard plays as a winger for Premier League club Brentford and the Denmark national team.

Early Life

Mikkel Krogh Damsgaard best known as Mikkel Damsgaard was born on the 3rd of July, 2000, in Jyllinge, Denmark. According to his birth date, this football star is 23 years old and holds Danish nationality.

Moreover, this football star has a birth sign of Cancer and believes in Christianity. He is the son of Henrik (father) and his mother whose identity is unknown. In addition, he grew up with his sister whose name is unknown.


Regarding his academic career, this football star has not shared anything regarding it and we may presume that he might have completed his graduation from a well-known University in Denmark.

Professional Career

From 2005 until 2013, Mikkel Damsgaard played football for the Jyllinge FC youth team. He then started his career with the club in 2013 by joining the Nordsjaelland youth team. He made his professional debut for Nordsjaelland on September 26, 2017, in a 4-0 victory over Vejgaard BK in a Danish Cup. He was 17 years old at the time.

He debuted for Nordsjlland in the Danish Superliga on November 26, 2017, in a 6-0 victory over AC Horsens. He scored his first goal for Nordsjlland on March 4, 2018, in a 3-0 victory over Randers FC. He made 18 appearances for the team during the 2017–18 season, contributing 4 assists across all leagues and scoring once.

In a 2-2 tie with Odense BK on April 19, 2019, he scored his first goal of the 2018–19 season. He made 39 appearances for the team during the 2018–19 season, contributing 10 assists across all leagues and scoring once. He made 36 appearances for the team during the 2019–20 season, with 7 assists and 11 goals across all competitions.

He agreed to a four-year contract on February 6, 2020, with Italian Serie A club Sampdoria, effective July 1, 2020, for a transfer fee of about €6.7 million. In a 3-0 loss against Juventus on September 20, 2020, he made his Sampdoria debut. He scored his first Serie A goal in a 3-0 win over Lazio on October 17, 2020. He made 37 appearances for the team during his first season, with 4 assists across all leagues and 2 goals.

International Career

Mikkel Damsgaard

Caption: Mikkel Damsgaard with his football team (Source: Instagram)

At different ages, this football player has represented Denmark. He has competed at the U18, U19, U21, and senior levels for Denmark. On October 11, 2020, he played for Denmark in a 2-0 friendly victory over Sweden. In addition, he scored his first goal for his country in an 8-0 victory over Moldova on March 28, 2021.

He was a member of the Danish team that qualified for UEFA Euro 2020 in June 2021. Moreover, he became the youngest Danish player to score at the European Championship on June 21, 2021, in a 4-1 victory against Russia during the UEFA Euro 2020, at the age of 20 years and 353 days.

Damsgaard signed a five-year, €15 million contract with English Premier League team Brentford on August 10, 2022.

Awards and Net Worth 2024

Mikkel Damsgaard has not yet earned any awards or honors in his football career. Moreover, looking at his success and progress, we can assume that, he might earn some of them in the following years.

This footballer’s net worth, is estimated at around $1 Million and his salary is £150,800. His market value is around €13 million.

Relationship Status

Regarding his personal life, he is currently single and unmarried. In addition, he is too young to get married and is focusing on his professional career. However, this football star has not been involved in any kind of controversy nor got rumors at the moment.

Mikkel Damsgaard – Body Measurements

Mikkel Damsgaard stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 71 kg. Moreover, he has brown eyes with dark brown hair color and he has an athletic body build.

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Caption: Mikkel Damsgaard’s celebration after a goal (Source: Instagram)

Mikkel Damsgaard – Social Media

On his Instagram, there are more than 126k followers. However, this football player is not active on Twitter and Facebook.