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Danish footballer is top league goalkeeper in Thailand

Michael Falkesgaard getting ready for a match against Muangthong United on Sunday 21-11-2021 – Photo: Facebook

Leading the Thai football league at the moment is the capitals True Bangkok United. Standing between the sticks for the top side is the half Danish and Filipino goalkeeper Michael Falkesgaard. He joined the Bangkok team in 2018 moving from his home in Silkeborg (Denmark) at the time playing for the Danish team FC Midtjylland. He has enjoyed a lot of success in the Thai football league, while concurrently experiencing a new culture in a land that he never thought he would be working in as a footballer.

A blessing in disguise

Michael Falkesgaard grew up in Kastrup as the son of a Danish dad and a Filipino mother. He started playing football at the age of five. Initially Michael was playing at the keeper position but the youth team in Kastrup that Michael was playing for was…

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