Former midfielder and well-respected sporting figure, John Jensen is a Danish association football manager. Additionally, he frequently appears on the speaking circuit, attending events revolving around both business and sport. As a speaker, he is noted for his confident and charismatic nature, particularly the way he commands the room from the moment he steps onto the stage. John is not just an esteemed former footballer, but a sought after sports speaker.
John initially played for Brøndby IF, a Danish football club. During this period, he played an integral role in the clubs championships throughout the 1980s, and was even titled the Danish Player of the Year in 1987. In 1991, he was a part of the club's successful 1991 UEFA Cup campaign at the Stadio San Nicola in Italy, helping them reach the semi-finals. Throughout the early stages of his career, John cultivated a personal set of skills including maximising success and handling pressure, which he explores in his public speaking. Thanks to his experience of top-level sport at a young age, he was able to develop methods to peak performance, invaluable to business success.
Throughout his active playing career, John made 389 league appearances, within such high-profile teams as Arsenal Football Club and the Denmark National Football Team. Over the course of these appearances, he scored 11 goals, three for his country of Denmark. Whilst playing at peak level, John earned 69 caps for Denmark, since entering the team in 1992. On top of playing football, John also managed team like Randers F.C and Fremad Amager, from 1999 to 2018.
Since retiring from professional playing and moving away from managing John then devoted his time to punditry, where he applied his calculated knowledge of the game. Whilst featuring on channels like 6'eren, he confidently and effortlessly shared his opinions of fast-paced tackles and game-changing penalties, proving his undoubtable capabilities. As a sports speaker, John incorporates this style of presenting, sharing calculated strategies regarding elite footballing.