Emil Forsberg

Emil Peter Forsberg is a Swedish professional footballer who currently plays as a winger for RB Leipzig and the Swedish national team. He began his career at GIF Sundsvall, where he began playing football for the club’s youth squad. He signed a four-year contract with Malmo FF on January 1, 2013, which runs until the end of the 2016 season. On March 2, 2013, he made his Svenska Cupen debut with Malmo FF in the group stage. On January 7, 2015, he signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with RB Leipzig in Germany’s second division. On February 6, 2015, he made his RB Leipzig debut. His contract was extended until 2021 after an outstanding debut season with the club in February 2016.

He has represented Sweden at several age levels on the international stage. He has played for Sweden at both the U19 and senior levels. On January 17, 2014, he made his international debut for Sweden. He was a member of the Sweden squad that won the 2016 Euro and advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup. He was nominated to Sweden’s UEFA Euro 2020 team in June 2021. He has earned almost 60 caps for his country since his debut, and he was named Swedish Midfielder of the Year in 2016, 2017, and 2019.

What is the Net Worth and Salary of Emil Forsberg?

Emil Forsberg makes a living as a professional football player. Contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements are all sources of money for him. His predicted net worth in 2021 is €4 million, with a salary of £3.7 million. His current market value is estimated to be around €20 million.

What is Emil Forsberg Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player is a dream come true for many people.
  • Being the son of former GIF Sundsvall player Leif Forsberg and the grandson of GIF Sundsvall player Lennart Forsberg.
Emil Forberg started his professional football career from GIF Sundsvall.
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Honors

  • Won the 2013, 2014 Allsvenskan with Malmo FF.
  • Won the 2013, 2014 Svenska Supercupen with Malmo FF.

Individual

  • Won the 2014 Allsvenskan Midfielder of the Year.
  • Won 2016, 2017, 2019 Swedish Midfielder of the Year.
  • Won the 2016-17 Bundesliga assist leader.

Where is Emil Forsberg From?

Emil Peter Forsberg was born on October 23, 1991, in Stockholm, Sweden. Sundsvall, Sweden is where he was born. His father, Leif Forsberg, and mother, Anna Forsberg, gave birth to him. Leif Forsberg, his father, is a former Swedish football player who played for GIF Sundsvall. He is of Swedish descent. He is of Caucasian racial origin. Christianity is his religion. Scorpio is his horoscope sign.

Emil Forsberg Club Career:

  • He began his career at GIF Sundsvall, where he began playing football for the club’s youth squad. On May 10, 2009, he made his senior debut for the club in a 1-1 tie against Qviding. In a 5-2 loss to Landskrona on October 24, 2009, he scored his first goal for the club. He made 20 appearances for the club in his first season, scoring once and assisting three times in all competitions.
  • In his second season at the club, he establishes himself as a regular starter, appearing in 33 games for the team, scoring six goals and providing three assists across all competitions.
  • He made 27 appearances for Sundsvall in the 2010-11 season, scoring 12 goals and assisting three times in all competitions as he helped the team gain promotion to Sweden’s top flight, the Allsvenskan.
  • He made 26 appearances for Sundsvall in his first season in the Allsvenskan, scoring 6 goals and contributing 3 assists in all competitions as Sundsvall were relegated to Superettan after losing the relegation play-offs to Halmstads BK.
  • He signed a four-year contract with Malmo FF on January 1, 2013, which runs until the end of the 2016 season. On March 2, 2013, he made his Malmo FF debut in a 1-1 draw against Osters IF in the Svenska Cupen group stage. In a 1-1 draw against Halmstads BK on April 1, 2013, he made his league debut for Malmo FF. In a 3-1 win over Brommapojkarna on June 1, 2013, he scored his first goal for the club. He made 39 appearances for the club in his first season, scoring eight goals and contributing four assists in all competitions as Malmo FF won the league title and the Svenska Supercupen.
  • During the 2013-14 UEFA Europa League qualification campaign, he appeared in every match for the club and scored two goals. He made 35 appearances for Malmo FF in the 2013-14 season, scoring 16 goals and giving 6 assists in all competitions as the club won the league title and the Svenska Supercupen.
  • He also played in every match for Malmo FF during the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League season, which saw the team qualify for the group stage. He made 12 appearances for the club in the 2014-15 season, scoring two goals and contributing two assists in all competitions, earning him the Allsvenskan Midfielder of the Year award.
  • On January 7, 2015, he signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with RB Leipzig in Germany’s second division. On February 6, 2015, he made his RB Leipzig debut in a 2-0 loss against Erzgebirge Aue. He made 15 appearances for the club in his first season, contributing four assists across all competitions.
  • His contract was extended until 2021 after an outstanding debut season with the club in February 2016. He made 33 appearances for the club in the 2015-16 season, scoring 8 goals and giving 7 assists in all competitions as he was named the best player in the 2. Bundesliga and helped RB Leipzig gain promotion to the Bundesliga.
  • In a 2-2 draw against TSG Hoffenheim on August 28, 2016, he made his Bundesliga debut for the club. With 22 assists, he concluded the 2016-17 season as the leading assister in the Bundesliga and one of the top five leagues in Europe, and he was named to the Bundesliga team of the season. He made 31 appearances for the team during that season, scoring 8 goals in all competitions as RB Leipzig finished second in the Bundesliga.
  • In a 1-1 draw against Monaco on September 13, 2017, he scored RB Leipzig’s first-ever Champions League goal in their first match. He made 33 appearances for RB Leipzig in the 2017-18 season, scoring five goals and giving four assists in all competitions as the club finished sixth in the Bundesliga.
  • He made 29 appearances for RB Leipzig in the 2018-19 season, scoring 7 goals and giving 9 assists in all competitions as the club finished third in the Bundesliga.
  • In the 2019-20 season, he scored a brace in stoppage time in a 2-2 draw with Benfica to ensure RB Leipzig’s spot in the UEFA Champions League knockout round, where they reached the semi-finals. RB Leipzig finished third in the Bundesliga that season after he made 32 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and giving four assists in all competitions.
  • He scored a goal in a 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League on November 4, 2020. He made 41 appearances for the club in the 2020-21 season, scoring 9 goals and giving 6 assists in all competitions as RB Leipzig finished second in the Bundesliga.
Emil Forsberg made his senior international debut in 2014.
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Emil Forsberg International Career:

  • At various ages, he has represented Sweden.
  • He has played for Sweden at both the U19 and senior levels.
  • On January 17, 2014, he made his international debut for Sweden in a 2-1 friendly win over Moldova.
  • He made his competitive debut against Liechtenstein in a UEFA Euro 2016 qualification on October 12, 2014.
  • In the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying play-offs against Denmark on November 14, 2015, he scored his first international goal for Sweden, helping Sweden beat the Danes 4-3 on aggregate and qualify for Euro 2016.
  • He was a member of the Sweden squad that won the 2016 Euro and advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup.
  • He was nominated to Sweden’s UEFA Euro 2020 team in June 2021.
  • He scored twice in a 3-2 win over Poland on June 23, 2021, to help his nation qualify for the Euro 2020 round of 16.
  • He has earned almost 60 caps for his country since his debut, and he was named Swedish Midfielder of the Year in 2016, 2017, and 2019.

Emil Forsberg Wife:

Emil Forsberg is a married man, according to his personal life. He married his lovely girlfriend, Shanga Hussain, who is also a former football player, on July 17, 2016. Florence Forsberg, the couple’s first child, was born in 2018. He has a loving relationship with his partner and a daughter with whom he shares a happy existence.

Emil Forsberg’s wife and daughter. (Source: [email protected])

Emil Forsberg Height and Weight:

Emil Forsberg is 1.79 meters tall, or 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He is 76 kilograms in weight. He has a muscular physique. His eyes are blue, and his hair is light blonde. He has a straight sexual orientation.

Quick Facts About Emil Forsberg

Celebrated Name Emil Forsberg
Age 29 Years
Nick Name The Maestro
Birth Name Emil Peter Forsberg
Birth Date 1991-10-23
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Swedish
Birth Nation Sweden
Place Of Birth Sundsvall, Sweden
Horoscope Scorpio
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2008
Awards 2014 Allsvenskan Midfielder of the Year, 2016, 2017, 2019 Swedish Midfielder of the Year, and 2016-17 Bundesliga assist leader.
Father Leif Forsberg
Mother Anna Forsberg
Marital Status Married
Wife Shanga Hussain
Children Florence Forsberg
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 76kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €4 Million
Salary £3.7 Million
Current Club RB Leipzig
Position Attacking midfielder
Jersey Number 10
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