Thomas Joseph Delaney is a Danish professional footballer who was born on September 3, 1991. He plays as a defensive midfielder for Sevilla in La Liga and for the Danish national team.
|Full Name:||Thomas Joseph Delaney|
|Born Date:||3 September 1991|
|Height:||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Marital Status:||In an open relationship|
|Net Worth||15 million Euros approximately|
|Birth Place||Frederiksberg, Denmark|
Thomas Delaney’s Early Life
Thomas Delaney was born on the 3rd of September 1991, in Frederiksberg, Denmark, to Michael Delaney. The Virgo is his birth sign. In terms of his nationality, he is Danish, and his ethnicity is Danes. Since his grandparent was born in the U.S., his father is a citizen of both Denmark and the U.S.
Delaney began playing football with the youth team of F.C. Copenhagen when he was only two years old.
Thomas Delaney’s Football Career
After playing for F.C. Copenhagen’s youth teams at different levels, Delaney made his professional debut in an unofficial friendly in August 2008. Delaney was moved up to the main team during the summer break of 2009. He played his first game on a different continent against FK Morgen in the Champions League qualifying round. He also scored for Copenhagen in that game. On August 9, 2009, he played his first Superliga game against SonderjyskE.
On 6th July 2013, he signed an extended contract with Copenhagen until 2015. At the same time, he was given the number 8 on his jersey. Then, in the next few seasons, he became the regular starter. He played in games against Galatasaray, Juventus, and Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League.
Again, on January 23, 2014, Delaney added a year to his contract, making it last until 2017. At the time, he was also moved up to become the team’s vice-captain. Six months after that, Delaney became the captain of his club.
On May 16, 2016, Delaney was named “Man of the Match” after his team beat FC Vestsjaelland 3-2 in the Danish Cup final. He played overall 244 matches and scored 24 goals for Copenhagen. While he was in the club, he got along very well with Mathias “Zanka” Jrgensen.
Delaney moved to Werder Breman in January 2017. On 18th February, he scored his first goal for Bremen in a 2-0 victory. In the same way, he scored a hat-trick for the first time on April 1, when his team beat Freiburg 5-2.
Delaney signed a four-year deal with Borussia Dortmund on June 7, 2018, to play for them. It was said that Werder Bremen got €20 million for the player. Delaney came in for Dortmund in the second half of their 4–1 win over RB Leipzig in the 2021 DFB-Pokal Final on May 13, 2021.
Delaney moved to Spain on August 25, 2021, to sign a four-year deal with La Liga team Sevilla for a fee that Diario de Sevilla said was €7 million.
Thomas Delaney’s International Career
Thomas Delaney has played for his national team both as a young player and as an adult. He has done this in a number of tournaments. In October 2008, he played his first game for the Denmark U18 national team and went on to play in 3 more games. He also played 11 games for the U19 national team of Denmark.
On August 11, 2010, Delaney played his first game for the Danish U-21 team against the Italian U-21 team.
Delaney’s first game with the senior international team was on October 15, 2013, against Malta. It was a “2014 FIFA World Cup qualification” game. On September 1, 2017, he scored his first goal for his country in a qualifying match against Poland for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
So far, he’s played for his country 21 times and scored 4 goals for them. He and Lasse Schone have both been chosen for the 2018 FIFA World Cup team.
- Danish Superliga: 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13, 2015–16, 2016–17
- Danish Cup: 2011–12, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
- DFB-Pokal: 2020–21
- DFL-Supercup: 2019
- Arla’s Talent Award: 2009
- Danish Cup Fighter: 2015
- F.C. Copenhagen Player of the Year: 2015, 2016
Thomas Delaney’s Net Worth & Salary
The midfielder signed a contract with Sevilla in July 2021 that pays him a huge 6 Million euros (5.1 Million Pounds) per year. We did the math and found that he makes €16,438 (£13,972) per day and €684 (£582) per hour.
An incredible leader deserves incredible paychecks, which means that his net worth is at 15 million Euros approximately. His market value right now is 15 million euros (12.8 Million Pounds).
Thomas Delaney’s Girlfriend
Delaney is 26 years old and neither married nor single. He is in an open relationship with the sister of Danish football player Mike Jensen, Michelle Lindemann Jensen. The two: Delaney and Jensen are often seen together in public. It looks like they’re pretty serious about their relationship, and they might soon take it to the next level.