Andreas Christensen (born 10 April 1996) hails from Lillerød, Denmark, and began his football career with IF Skjold Birkerød. His impressive skills soon caught the attention of Brøndby IF. Chelsea also recognized his potential as a versatile and excellent reader of the game, and at just 15 years of age, he joined their youth system.
On 28 October 2014, Christensen made his professional debut in a League Cup match against Shrewsbury Town. He was then loaned to Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2015 and spent two seasons in the Bundesliga, where he quickly established himself as a key player, earning the title of player of the season and becoming one of the most promising defenders in European football.
In 2017, Christensen returned to Chelsea and became an integral part of Antonio Conte’s team. In recent years, he has played a crucial role in Chelsea’s success, helping them to their first-ever Champions League and Club World Cup titles.
Christensen has represented Denmark since 2015 and has amassed over 50 appearances. He was also part of the Danish squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and helped them to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2020.