Danish håndboldlegende sets career this summer

At the age of 41 years stop Michael V. Knudsen after this season in Bjerringbro-Silkeborg. One of the great Danish håndboldkæmper thank soon of. The 41-year

Danish håndboldlegende sets career this summer

At the age of 41 years stop Michael V. Knudsen after this season in Bjerringbro-Silkeborg.

One of the great Danish håndboldkæmper thank soon of.

The 41-year-old Michael V. Knudsen sets so his career after the current season.

It informs his club, Bjerringbro-Silkeborg (BSV), in a press release.

Stregveteranen can look back on a career that has made him champion, pokalvinder and the Champions League-triumfator, and with the national team he has won the european championship.

- I have had some wonderful experiences with håndbolden and all the teams I've played on, initiates says Michael V. Knudsen.

among other things He has been past Viborg HK and Skjern Handball, before he spent nine years in the Bundesliga with Flensburg Handewitt.

- I have clearly been a first choice on all teams and have always had a crucial importance, as I have been repeatedly selected for Europe's and the world's best stregspiller and have been taken to various condition that the deal, like I did in 2007 was nominated and named the world's second best handball player, says Knudsen.

In 2014, he returned to BSV, where he has been since. The same year he stopped on the national team.

the Decision to set his career he took last year.

- Although the body still has it's good and I feel fit, so I had expected that the body would one day say stop, says Knudsen, and continues:

- however, It is not the case, and I can still run with the young people, so I'm thinking actually that I could have continued, until I am 50. However, I want to set different priorities and look forward to new exciting challenges and projects.

In the first place though, he is a halvsæsonen back in BSV, in the past.

BSV is currently number four in the best Danish series.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 02 December 2019, 17:00

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