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Thomas Helveg

Personal information
Full nameThomas Lund Helveg
Date of birth24 June 1971(age 45)
Place of birthOdense, Denmark
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11.6 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Thomas Lund Helveg (born 24 June 1971) is a former Danish professional Association football player who played as a defensive midfielder and defender for Odense Boldklub in the Danish Superliga, with whom he won the 1989 Danish championship. The most prominent period of his career was five years with Italian club AC Milan, with whom he won the 1999 Serie A championship and 2003 UEFA Champions League tournament.

Helveg was named 1994 Danish Player of the Year, the year he made his debut for the Denmark national football team. He has played 108 games and scored two goals for Denmark, making him the second most capped player for his country. He has played for Denmark under three different national coaches, and has participated in the 1996, 2000 and 2004 European Championship and the 1998 and 2002 FIFA World Cup tournaments.

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