Emil Forsberg Biography
Emil Peter Forsberg is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Bundesliga club RB Leipzig and the Sweden national team. Forsberg was awarded Guldbollen in 2021 as Sweden’s best footballer of the year. He has also been voted the Swedish Midfielder of the Year four times. He was a member of the Sweden squad that reached the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and also represented his country at UEFA Euro 2016 and 2020. He is known for his quick, effective passing style, and is a creative playmaker renowned for his ability to create chances and assists.
Emil Forsberg Age
Full name :Emil Peter Forsberg
Date of birth :23rd October 1991
Place of birth :Sundsvall, Sweden
Emil Forsberg Height
He stand at a height of 1.77 metres tall.
Emil Forsberg Family
Emil Forsberg is the son of former GIF Sundsvall player Leif Forsberg, and grandson of Lennart Forsberg who also played for GIF Sundsvall. On 17 July 2016, Forsberg married Shanga Hussain, who is a former footballer. The couple live in Leipzig, having first met in Sundsvall. They own a dog, Roffe, who is a Golden Retriever. They had their first child in August 2018.
Emil Forsberg RB Leipzig
In January 2015, Forsberg joined German second league side RB Leipzig on a three and a half year deal. In February 2016, he extended his contract until 2021. During the 2015–16 season Forsberg was voted the best player in 2. Bundesliga and in January 2016 Liverpool were reportedly eyeing Forsberg. In round three of 2016–17 Bundesliga Forsberg was named player of the round by Kicker. At the end of the 2016–17 season, Forsberg finished off as the highest assister in the Bundesliga and top 5 leagues in Europe with 22 assists, and made the Bundesliga team of the season. On 13 September 2017, Forsberg scored RB Leipzig’s first ever Champions League goal in their first match ever in a 1–1 draw against Monaco.
In the 2019–20 season, he scored a brace in the stoppage time in a 2–2 draw against Benfica, to secure a place for RB Leipzig in the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League knockout phase, where they managed to reach the semi-finals. On 4 November 2020, Forsberg scored a goal in a 2–1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League.
Emil Forsberg Salary
Emil Forsberg earns £68,000 per week, £3,536,000 per year playing for RB Leipzig as a AM RLC.
Emil Forsberg Networth
Emil Forsberg’s net worth is £23,155,600.
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