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Daniel Agger

Daniel Agger

A left-footed central defender with a formidable long-range shot, Daniel Agger has been a Liverpool FC player since January 2006, but much of his time at Anfield has been spent recovering from injury. An ever-present for Denmark at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, he is set to captain his country at UEFA EURO 2012.

• Came through the youth system at Brøndby IF and experienced a brilliant debut season in the Superligaen, making 26 appearances and scoring five goals as the club won the Danish league and cup double under coach Michael Laudrup.

• Handed his senior international debut in a friendly against Finland in Tampere on 2 June 2005, he scored his first goal for Morten Olsen's team three months later during a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier versus Georgia (6-1).

• Left for European champions Liverpool midway through 2005/06 season and made a major impact the following term, notably in the UEFA Champions League, starting 11 matches and scoring the only goal in the second leg of the semi-final against Chelsea FC at Anfield, which Liverpool won on penalties; played in the Athens showpiece defeat by AC Milan.

• Missed most of 2007/08 with a foot injury but returned to assist Liverpool in finishing second in the 2008/09 Premier League and help Denmark end six years in the international wilderness by qualifying for the 2010 World Cup; started all three fixtures in South Africa.

• Finally reached 100 Premier League appearances for Liverpool in October 2011 and won his first trophy with the club in February 2012 as the Merseysiders overcame Cardiff City FC on penalties in the League Cup final – although he was substituted before the shoot-out with yet another injury.

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League: runner-up 2007

Last updated: 21/03/12 13.39CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 29/04/2016 02:06 CET
03.09.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageDenmarkDenmark1-2TurkeyTurkey4610
14.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundDenmarkDenmark0-1PortugalPortugal9000
13.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundDenmarkDenmark2-0SerbiaSerbia9000
20.08.2015UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsPAOKPAOK5-0BrøndbyBrøndby9000
23.08.2015Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby1-0SønderjyskESønderjyskE9000
30.08.2015Danish Super LeagueNordsjællandNordsjælland0-2BrøndbyBrøndby9000
04.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundDenmarkDenmark0-0AlbaniaAlbania9000
07.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundArmeniaArmenia0-0DenmarkDenmark9000
13.09.2015Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby0-0MidtjyllandMidtjylland9000
20.09.2015Danish Super LeagueAaBAaB4-1BrøndbyBrøndby9000
27.09.2015Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby1-0KøbenhavnKøbenhavn9000
04.10.2015Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby1-1EsbjergEsbjerg9000
08.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundPortugalPortugal1-0DenmarkDenmark9000
11.10.2015Friendlies 2014-16First roundDenmarkDenmark1-2FranceFrance8500
18.10.2015Danish Super LeagueViborgViborg0-2BrøndbyBrøndby9000
01.11.2015Danish Super LeagueOBOB2-5BrøndbyBrøndby9000
08.11.2015Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby0-0KøbenhavnKøbenhavn9000
14.11.2015UEFA EUROPlay-off for Final TournamentSwedenSweden2-1DenmarkDenmark9000
17.11.2015UEFA EUROPlay-off for Final TournamentDenmarkDenmark2-2SwedenSweden9000
22.11.2015Danish Super LeagueAGFAGF1-1BrøndbyBrøndby9000
29.11.2015Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby0-2AaBAaB9000
06.12.2015Danish Super LeagueNordsjællandNordsjælland0-2BrøndbyBrøndby9010
28.02.2016Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby1-0HobroHobro4500
20.03.2016Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby0-0EsbjergEsbjerg9000
24.03.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageDenmarkDenmark2-1IcelandIceland6300
29.03.2016Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageScotlandScotland1-0DenmarkDenmark6400
03.04.2016Danish Super LeagueMidtjyllandMidtjylland2-0BrøndbyBrøndby6700
17.04.2016Danish Super LeagueKøbenhavnKøbenhavn2-0BrøndbyBrøndby9000
24.04.2016Danish Super LeagueBrøndbyBrøndby2-1AGFAGF9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

Nominee

General info

  • Name: Daniel Agger
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 12/12/1984 (30)
  • Country: Denmark
  • Squad number: 22
  • Club: Brøndby ( DEN)

  • Height: 190cm
  • Weight: 79kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16
    • UEFA Europa League 2015/16
    • Friendlies 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Second qualifying round)
    26/08/04: Brøndby 1-1 Ventspils
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Qualifying round)
    03/09/04: Denmark 3-2 Ukraine

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Denmark221
Denmark U-2193
Total314

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Liverpool221
Brøndby40
Total261
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Brøndby30
Liverpool151
Total181
Last updated: 18/11/2015 01:17 CET