Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Biography

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Quick Facts About Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg

Celebrated Name Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg
Age 25 Years
Nick Name Hojbjerg
Birth Name Pierre-Emile Kordt Hojbjerg
Birth Date 1995-08-05
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Danish
Birth Nation Denmark
Place Of Birth Copenhagen, Demark
Horoscope Leo
Ethnicity Amager Danish
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2003
Awards DBU's Talentpris 2011 Danish U17 Player of the Year, Spillerforeningen 2013 Danish Talent of the Year, and 2014 Danish Talent of the Year.
Father Christian Hojbjerg
Brothers Lucas Hojbjerg
Marital Status Married
Wife Josephine
Children Rosa and Theo
Height 6 ft. 1 inches
Weight 81kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €14.7 Million
Salary £5.2 Million
Current Club Tottenham Hotspur
Position Midfielder
Jersey Number 5
Links Twitter Instagram

Pierre-Emile Kordt Hojbjerg is a Danish professional football player who plays for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the Demark national team as a midfielder. He started his career as a youth for Danish clubs BK Skjold, Copenhagen, and Brondby IF. He has previously played for Bayern Munich II, Bayern Munich, FC Augsburg (loan), Schalke 04 (loan), and Southampton. Currently, he is playing for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.

On the international level, he has represented Demark at various age levels. He has represented Demark at U16, U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. He made his international debut for Denmark on 28 May 2014. In June 2021, he was included in Denmark‘s squad for UEFA Euro 2020. Since making his debut, he has obtained over 40 caps for his country.

What is Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors

  • Won the 2012-13, 2013-14 Bundesliga with Bayern Munich. 
  • Won the 2012-13, 2013-14 DFB-Pokal with Bayern Munich.
  • Won the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League with Bayern Munich.
  • Won the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup with Bayern Munich.

Individual

  • Won the DBU's Talentpris 2011 Danish U17 Player of the Year.
  • Won the Spillerforeningen 2013 Danish Talent of the Year.
  • Won the 2014 Danish Talent of the Year.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg mother

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Where is Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg From?

Pierre-Emile Kordt Hojbjerg was born on 5 August 1995. His birthplace is Copenhagen, Demark. He was born to his Danish father, Christian Hojbjerg, and his French mother whose name is unknown. He was the second of three children born out of the union between his parents. He holds Danish nationality. He is of the Amager Danish ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Leo.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Club Career 

  • He started playing football for the youth team for BK Skjold in 2003 and played until 2007. 
  • In 2007, he played for the youth team of Copenhagen until 2009. 
  • Later on, in 2009 he moved to the youth team of Brondby IF at the age of 14 where he played until 2012.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Bayern Munich

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  • On 1 July 2012, he joined Bayer Munich II. On 13 April 2013, at the age of 17 years and 251 days, he made his professional debut in the Bundesliga in a 4-0 win against 1. FC Nurnberg where he also became the youngest player ever to play for the Bayern Munich first team in the Bundesliga. During his 2012-13 season, he made 2 appearances with no goals for the first team as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League that season. That season, he also made 30 appearances and scored 8 goals for the reserve team.
  • On 21 December 2013, he was in the Bayern squad which won the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco, although he did not enter the field of play during the tournament. On 17 May 2014, he started the DFB-Pokal final for Bayern Munich in a 2-0 extra-time win over Borussia Dortmund where he played for a total of 102 minutes. During his 2013-14 season, he made 7 appearances with no goals for the first team as Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal, and FIFA Club World Cup that season. That season, he also made 14 appearances and scored 4 goals for the reserve team.
  • On 8 January 2015, he extended his contract with the club until 2018. He finished the 2014-15 season with no goals from eight Bundesliga appearances, one German Cup appearance, and three Champions League appearances.
  • On 7 January 2015, he was loaned to FC Augsburg, also of the Bundesliga, for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. He made his debut for the club on 1 February 2015 in a 3-1 win against TSG Hoffenheim. On 11 April 2015, he scored his first Bundesliga goal for the club in a 2-1 loss against SC Paderborn 07. During his loan spell at FC Augsburg, he made 16 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 28 August 2015, he joined fellow Bundesliga side Schalke 04 on a season-long loan. He made his debut for the club on 17 September 2015 in a 3-0 win against APOEL Nicosia in the group stages of the Europa League. During his loan spell at Schalke 04, he made 30 appearances for the club, providing 2 assists in all the competitions where he failed to score a goal. At the end of the season, he told Danish newspaper B.T. that the time had arrived to leave Bayern Munich and become a first-team regular elsewhere.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Southampton

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  • On 11 July 2016, he joined English club Southampton on a five-year deal for an estimated fee of £12.8 million. He made his debut in the Premier League on 13 August 2016 in a 1-1 home draw to Watford. In his first season, he made 37 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions where he failed to score a goal that season.
  • On 18 March 2018, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win at League One club Wigan Athletic in the sixth round of the FA Cup. During his 2017-18 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, Hughes' successor Ralph Hasenhuttl made him the club captain. That season, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
  • In June 2020, he was stripped of the captaincy after publicly speaking about his desire to leave the club, with Ward-Prowse replacing him as captain. During his 2019-20 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions where he failed to score a goal that season.
  • On 11 August 2020, he joined Tottenham Hotspur on a five-year deal, for a reported initial fee of £15 million-plus add-ons. He made his debut for the club on 13 September 2020 in a 1-0 home defeat by Everton. With his performances, soon he became a key member of Jose Mourinho's squad in the defensive midfield position as he received a nomination as Premier League Player of the Month for November. On 28 January 2021, he scored his first goal for the club with a 20-yard strike in a 1-3 home league defeat by Liverpool. In his first season, he made the most appearances ever by a player in the 2020-21 season (3420 minutes). That season, he made 53 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions. 

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Tottenham

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Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg International Career 

  • He has represented Demark at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Demark at U16, U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He made his international debut for Denmark on 28 May 2014 in a 1-0 friendly win against Sweden.
  • On 7 September 2017, he scored his first international goal for Denmark in a 2-1 win against Armenia in the UEFA Euro 2016 qualification campaign. 
  • In May 2018, he was named in Denmark's preliminary 35-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, although he did not make the final 23.
  • In June 2021, he was included in Denmark‘s squad for UEFA Euro 2020. 
  • Since making his debut, he has obtained over 40 caps for his country.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Denmark

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Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Wife

Looking at his personal life, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Josephine on 7 December 2019. The couple is blessed with two children together Rosa (born 2017) and Theo (born 2020). He has an intimate relationship with his love and children where they are living their life happily together. 

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg wife

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Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Height and Weight

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg stands at a height of 1.85m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 81kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg Net Worth and Salary

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2016, he joined English club Southampton on a five-year deal for an estimated fee of £12.8 million. In August 2020, he joined Tottenham Hotspur on a five-year deal, for a reported initial fee of £15 million-plus add-ons. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €14.7 million and his salary is £5.2 million. His market value is around €35 million. 

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg kids

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Did You Know?

  • He stated playing football at the age of 8.
  • He wears shirt number 5 for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • On 13 April 2013, at the age of 17 years and 251 days, he made his professional debut in the Bundesliga against 1. FC Nurnberg where he became the youngest player ever to play for the Bayern Munich first team in the Bundesliga.
  • DBU's Talentpris 2011 Danish U17 Player of the Year.
  • Spillerforeningen 2013 Danish Talent of the Year.
  • 2014 Danish Talent of the Year.