One: My Autobiography

February 22, 2022|
One: My Autobiography by Peter Schmeichel
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''TERRIFIC'' - Daily Mail

''ONE OF THE UNDISPUTED GREATS'' - Sun


''ENGAGING, HONEST AND UNSENTIMENTAL . . . RIVETING'' - David Walsh, The Sunday Times

''Why me? How could a boy from a Copenhagen tower block say I want to be a champion with Manchester United and Denmark and make it happen?''


Peter Schmeichel is a giant of football, who won more Premier League titles (five) than any player in his position and captained Manchester United in the incomparable, last-gasp Treble-clinching win over Bayern Munich in the 1999 Champions League final. ''I don''t believe a better goalkeeper played the game,'' Sir Alex Ferguson said. One: My Autobiography is Schmeichel''s story.

In it, he takes us inside the remarkable, winning environment of a club that transformed football during the 1990s, and on to the pitch on that crazy, breathless night in Barcelona in 1999. From Ferguson''s unique gifts to Eric Cantona''s unique personality, he delivers a close-up and insightful portrait of United''s golden era.

However, One: My Autobiography goes way beyond the pitch.

Schmeichel has an incredible family story to tell, starting with his father, Antoni, a brilliant Polish jazz musician who battled demons and for years kept a momentous secret from those around him. And he explores what he has been able to pass on to his own son, Kasper - himself a Premier League-winning goalkeeper and number one in the Danish national side.

Peter''s life after football, seldom straightforward, is described with astonishing candour. One: My Autobiography is about football, origins, journeys and legacy.

Peter Schmeichel won ten league titles, three FA Cups and nine other major trophies in a club career spanning 19 years, 748 games and - because he was no ordinary goalkeeper - ten goals. Its crowning moment came in 1999 when he captained Manchester United to victory in an unforgettable Champions League final. He was a key figure in Uni...
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Title:One: My Autobiography
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 1.25 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 1.25 in
Published:February 22, 2022
Publisher:Hodder
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781529354119

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