Thomas Delaney Biography

Thomas Delaney

Quick Facts About Thomas Delaney

Celebrated Name Thomas Delaney
Age 30 Years
Nick Name Derbylaney
Birth Name Thomas Joseph Delaney
Birth Date 1991-09-03
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Danish
Birth Nation Denmark
Place Of Birth Frederiksberg, Denmark
Horoscope Virgo
Ethnicity Multiracial
Career Start 1993
Awards 2009 Arla’s Talent Award, 2015 Danish Cup Fighter, and 2015, 2016 F.C. Copenhagen Player of the Year.
Father Michael Delaney
Marital Status Married
Wife Michelle Jensen
Children One
Height 6 ft. 0 inches
Weight 71kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €15 Million
Salary £4.4 Million
Current Club Borussia Dortmund
Position Defensive midfielder
Jersey Number 6
Links Instagram

Thomas Joseph Delaney is a Danish professional football player who plays for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Denmark national team as a defensive midfielder. He started playing football for the youth team of Copenhagen and began his career at the club. He made his debut for Copenhagen in an unofficial friendly in August 2008. On 1 January 2016, he joined Werder Bremen for a reported fee of €2 million. He made his debut for the club on 21 January 2017. On 7 June 2018, he signed for Borussia Dortmund on a four-year contract for a reported fee of €20 million. He made his debut for the club on 20 August 2018 in the first round of DFB-Pokal.  

On the international level, he has represented Denmark at various age levels. He has represented Denmark at U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. He made his international debut for Denmark on 15 October 2013 in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification. He was part of Denmark’s squad that played in the 2018 World Cup and 2020 Euro. Since, making his debut, he has obtained over 55 caps for his country.

What is Thomas Delaney Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors 

  • Won the 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2015-16, 2016-17 Danish Superliga with Copenhagen.
  • Won the 2011-12, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 Danish Cup with Copenhagen.
  • Won the 2019 DFL-Supercup with Borussia Dortmund.
  • Won the 2020-21 DFB-Pokal with Borussia Dortmund.

Individual

  • Won the 2009 Arla’s Talent Award.
  • Won the 2015 Danish Cup Fighter.
  • Won 2015 and 2016 F.C. Copenhagen Player of the Year.

Where is Thomas Delaney From?

Thomas Joseph Delaney was born on 3 September 1991. His birthplace is Frederiksberg, Demark. He was born to his father, Michael Delaney, and his mother whose name is unknown. He holds Danish nationality. He belongs to multiracial ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Virgo.

Thomas Delaney Copenhagen

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Thomas Delaney Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Copenhagen and began his career at the club. He made his debut for Copenhagen in an unofficial friendly in August 2008. After playing the first half of the 2008-09 season in the KB youth team, he was a part of the FCK squad in the Danish Cup that campaign. He made his official debut for the club on 16 April 2009 in a 4-0 win against Nordvest FC in the first leg of the semi-finals of Sydbank Pokalen.
  • In the summer break of 2009, he was promoted to the first-team squad. During his 2009-10 season, he made 12 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions as Copenhagen won the Danish Superliga that season.
  • During his 2010-11 season, he made 20 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions as Copenhagen again won the Danish Superliga that season.

Thomas Delaney awards

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  • On 29 December 2011, he signed a contract extension with Copenhagen until the end of 2014. During his 2011-12 season, he made 27 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions as Copenhagen won the Danish Cup that season. 
  • During his 2012-13 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Copenhagen won the Danish Superliga that season.
  • On 6 July 2013, he extended his contract with the club until to 2015. At the same time, he got jersey number 8. In the following season, he became a regular starter in his favorite position. On 23 January 2014, he again extended his contract, until 2017. At the same time, he was officially named vice-captain of the team. During his 2013-14 season, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2014-15 season, he was promoted to club captain where he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Copenhagen won the Danish Cup that season.
  • During his 2015-16 season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 6 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Copenhagen won both the Danish Superliga and Danish Cup that season.

Thomas Delaney Werder Bremen

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  • During his 2016-17 season, he made 30 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Copenhagen again won both the Danish Superliga and Danish Cup that season.
  • On 1 January 2016, he joined Werder Bremen for a reported fee €2 million. He made his debut for the club on 21 January 2017 in a 2-1 loss against Borussia Dortmund. On 18 February 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win against 1. FSV Mainz 05. On 1 April 2017, he scored a hat-trick, the first of his career, in Werder Bremen’s 5-2 win away against SC Freiburg. In his first season, he made 13 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • During his 2017-18 season, he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as Werder Bremen finished in 11th place in the league.

Thomas Delaney dortmund

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  • On 7 June 2018, he signed for Borussia Dortmund on a four-year contract for a reported fee of €20 million. He made his debut for the club on 20 August 2018 in a 2-1 win against Greuther Furth in the first round of DFB-Pokal. On 8 December 2018, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win against FC Schalke 04. In his first season, he made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions as Borussia Dortmund finished in 2nd place in the league.
  • During his 2019-20 season, due to his injury, he was kept out for most of the matches where he managed to make 14 appearances for the club in all the competitions as Borussia Dortmund won the DFB-Pokal that season and finished in 3rd place in the league.
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as Borussia Dortmund won the DFL-Supercup that season and again finished in 2nd place in the league.

Thomas Delaney Denmark

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Thomas Delaney International Career

  • He has represented Denmark at various age levels. 
  • He has represented Denmark at U18, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. 
  • He made his debut for the Denmark U18 team in October 2008 and went on to play three matches in total. 
  • He played 11 games for the Denmark U19 team.
  • On 11 August 2010, he made his debut for the Denmark U21 team in a friendly against the Italy U21 team. 
  • He made his international debut for Denmark on 15 October 2013 in a 6-0 win against Malta in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification. 
  • On 1 September 2017, he scored his first international goal for Denmark in a 4-1 win against Poland in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification. 
  • On 4 September 2017, he scored his first international hat-trick for Denmark in a 4-0 win against Armenia in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification. 
  • He was part of Denmark’s squad that played in the 2018 World Cup and 2020 Euro. 
  • On 3 July 2021, he scored the first goal in the quarter-finals game against the Czech Republic.
  • Since, making his debut, he has obtained over 55 caps for his country.

Thomas Delaney wife

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Thomas Delaney Wife

Looking at his personal life, Thomas Delaney is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Michelle Jensen on 27 December 2020 after more than ten years of dating. The couple is blessed with one baby. He has an intimate relationship with his love and baby where they are living their life happily together. 

Thomas Delaney Height and Weight

Thomas Delaney stands at a height of 1.82m i.e. 6 feet and 0 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 71kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Thomas Delaney Net Worth and Salary

Thomas Delaney earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In January 2016, he joined Werder Bremen for a reported fee of €2 million. In June 2018, he signed for Borussia Dortmund on a four-year contract for a reported fee of €20 million. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €15 million and his salary is £4.4 million. His market value is around €15 million. 

Did You Know?

  • He stated playing football at the age of 3.
  • He wears shirt number 6 for Borussia Dortmund.
  • 2009 Arla’s Talent Award.
  • 2015 Danish Cup Fighter.
  • 2015, 2016 F.C. Copenhagen Player of the Year.
  • His father was also born in Denmark but has American citizenship due to his own father (Thomas Delaney's paternal grandfather) being born in the United States.
  • He also has Irish roots through his paternal great grandfather who moved from Ireland to the United States in the 1840s during the Great Famine.