Ex-Manchester United and Burnley goalkeeper Anders Lindegaardfeatured for the Danish youth teams before he played his first game for the senior team. As a matter of fact, Lindegaard made his debut for the senior team several years after his last appearance for the junior team.

Anders Lindegaardplayed for Denmark at the under-19 and under-20 levels. The shot stopper played twice for the Danish under-19 team in 2002 before he represented the Danish u-20 team four times in 2003. He had to wait for seven years to make his senior team debut.

His under-19 debut was in September 2002 and he made his second under-19 appearance during the 1-0 win over Switzerland on October 13, 2002. The game against the Swiss was a 2003 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualifier. In total, Anders Lindegaard was involved in six games as a youth team player until September 2003.

Lindegaard played his first game for the Denmark senior team during a Euro 2012 qualifier against Iceland on September 7, 2010. He kept a clean sheet in a game Denmark won 1-0. In another Euro 2012 qualifier against Portugal, Lindegaard came on as a substitute for the injured Thomas Sorensen with Denmark trailing 2-0. Lindegaard made many saves to keep the scores low before he eventually conceded a third goal to Cristiano Ronaldo with five minutes left on the clock. In the end, Portugal won 3-1. He was in goal for the next Euro 2012 qualifier against Cyprus and even managed to keep a clean sheet in a 2-0 win.

Anders Lindegaardmissed out on the Euro 2012 tournament in Poland and Ukraine due to injury and a lack of adequate game time post-recovery. Stephan Andersen replaced normal second-choice goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen in the Danish goal for the tournament after he picked up an injury against Brazil in an international friendly meant to prepare the Danish team for the Euro 2012 tournament.

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