Robin Olsen Biography

Robin Olsen

Quick Facts About Robin Olsen

Celebrated Name Robin Olsen
Age 31 Years
Nick Name Olsen
Birth Name Robin Patrick Olsen
Birth Date 1990-01-08
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Swedish
Horoscope Capricorn
Ethnicity White
Place Of Birth Malmo, Sweden
Birth Nation Sweden
Career Start 1997
Marital Status Married
Wife Mia Lindgren
Children Two (one daughter and son)
Awards Allsvenskan Goalkeeper of the Year (2014), Swedish Goalkeeper of the Year (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football career and Coach
Net Worth Around $1.5 million
Salary Around $1 million
Height 6 ft and 6 inches
Weight 89kg
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Dark Brown
Body Type Straight
Jersey Number 33
Current Team Everton
Coach Carlo Ancelotti
Position Goalkeeper
Links Instagram

Robin Patrick Olsen, professional known as Robin Olsen is a Swedish professional football player who plays for Premier League club Everton, on loan from Roma, and the Sweden national team as a goalkeeper. His parents are Danish and he used to hold a Danish passport, but grew up in Sweden. He began his first youth career with the Malmo FF club in 1997. At the age of sixteen, he joined IF Limhamn Bunkeflo in 2007 and made his debut in the Swedish second-tier a year later. He also went to play for Bunkeflo FF and IFK Klagshamn. Later on, he re-joined Malmo FF and he made his Allsvenskan debut on 1 October 2012 against Syrianska FC. On 1 July 2015, PAOK signed him with a transfer fee of nearly €650,000 being paid to Malmo. On 26 January 2016, he joins F.C. Copenhagen on loan for six months. Later on, on 24 May 2016 F.C. Copenhagen signed him a four-year contract with the club for a transfer fee of almost €600,000. In July 2018, Roma signed a five-year contract with a reported fee of around €12,000,000. In August 2019, Olsen joined Cagliari Calcio on a season-long loan. Currently, he joined Premier League club, Everton, on a season-long loan on 5 October 2020.

On the international level, he was eligible for international play for both Denmark and Sweden, he opted to play for Sweden. He made his international debut in a friendly fixture against the Ivory Coast on 15 January 2015. In May 2016, he was called up for Sweden's squad for UEFA Euro 2016. In May 2018 he was named in Sweden's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

What is Robin Olsen Famous For?

  • Won the 2010 Division 5 Skane Sydvastra A with Bunkeflo FF.
  • Won the 2011 Division 2 Sodra Gotaland with IFK Klagshamn.
  • Won the 2013 Svenska Supercupen with Malmo FF.
  • Won the 2013, 2014 Allsvenskan with Malmo FF.
  • Won 2015-16, 2016-17 Danish Superliga and Danish Cup with F.C. Copenhagen.
  • Won the 2014 Allsvenskan Goalkeeper of the Year.
  • Won 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Swedish Goalkeeper of the Year.

Where is Robin Olsen From?

Robin Olsen was born on 8 January 1990. His birth name is Rodin Patrick Olsen. His birthplace is Malmo, Sweden. His parents are Danish and he used to hold a Danish passport, but grew up in Sweden. He carries Swedish nationality and falls under white ethnic groups. His horoscope is Capricorn. 

Robin Olsen AS Roma

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Robin Olsen Football Career Timeline

  • He began his first youth career with the Malmo FF club in 1997.
  • He moved to the academy of BK Olympic and also went on to play for Bunkeflo FF and IFK Klagshamn.
  • In 2007, at the age of sixteen, he joined IF Limhamn Bunkeflo and made his debut in the Swedish second-tier a year later.
  • In 2012, he re-joined Malmo FF and he made his Allsvenskan debut on 1 October 2012 against Syrianska FC, where he kept a clean sheet.
  • In the 2013 season, he played 10 matches for Malmo FF as a second choice goalkeeper and won the 2013 Svenska Supercupen and Allsvenskan with the club.
  • In the 2014 season, the club sold Johan Dahlin which made Olsen the first-choice goalkeeper and made 29 out of 30 league appearances. He was a vital piece of the team that defended the clubs league title and qualified for the group stage of the 2014–15 UEFA Champions League.

Robin Olsen awards

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  • For his performances in the league, he was awarded Allsvenskan goalkeeper of the year 2014.
  • On 1 July 2015, PAOK signed him with a transfer fee of nearly €650,000 being paid to Malmo.
  • On 26 January 2016, he joins F.C. Copenhagen on loan for six months, to cover for the injured Stephan Andersen.
  • On 24 May 2016 F.C. Copenhagen signed him a four-year contract with the club for a transfer fee of almost €600,000.
  • Following the brilliant performances, in July 2018, Roma signed a five-year contract with a reported fee of around €12,000,000.
  • On 19 August 2018, he marked his debut for the team with a clean sheet in a 1-0 away victory against Torino F.C.
  • In August 2019, Olsen joined Cagliari Calcio on a season-long loan.
  • After his return, he joined Premier League club, Everton, on a season-long loan on 5 October 2020.
  • On 1 November 2020, he played his first game for Everton against Newcastle United, replacing Jordan Pickford.

Robin Olsen Sweden

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Robin Olsen International Career

  • He was called up by the Sweden national team in 2015.
  • He made his international debut in a friendly fixture against the Ivory Coast on 15 January 2015.
  • In May 2016, he was called up for Sweden's squad for UEFA Euro 2016, as back-up keeper for Andreas Isaksson. After the exit from the tournament, Isaksson retired and Olsen became Sweden's first-choice goalkeeper. 
  • In May 2018 he was named in Sweden's 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
  • At the 2018 World Cup, they were eliminated by England in the quarter-final, where he started in all five games for Sweden.

Robin Olsen family

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Robin Olsen Wife

Coming to his personal life section, Robin Olsen is a married man. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend named Mia Lindgren. They celebrated their married life in the presence of their family members and friends. The couple is blessed with two adorable children together, daughter Alicia born on 3rd January 2016 and son on May 25, 2018. They are living a happy life together.

Robin Olsen Height

Robin Olsen stands at a height of 1.96m i.e. 6 feet 5 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. He has a bodyweight of 88kg. His eye color is grey and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Robin Olsen Salary and Net Worth 

Robin Olsen earns from his professional career as a football player and coach. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. He has several club records. According to many sources his estimated net worth is around $1.5 million and his annual salary is about $1 million. He is living a lavish and luxurious life.

Did You Know?

  • His parents are Danish and he used to hold a Danish passport.
  • He wears shirt number 33 for Everton and number 1 for his country Sweden national team.