Danish shot stopper Anders Lindegaard featured for his country at various junior levels before being capped at senior level. The goalkeeper played twice for the Denmark u-19 team in 2002 before featuring four times for the u-20 team in the following year.

Anders Lindegaard played for his country for the first time at the u-19 level. His debut for the u-19s came in September 2002 and he was part of the Danish team for the 2003 UEFA u-19 European Championship qualifier against Switzerland on October 13, 2002. Lindegaard was in goal as Denmark ran out 1-0 winners at the expense of the Swiss team. The Swiss game was his second for the Denmark u-19s. He added four more games for the u-20s in 2003 thus making a total of six matches for the youth teams.

Denmark didn’t hand Anders Lindegaard his senior team debut until seven years after his last youth team appearance. His first game for the senior team was the Euro 2012 qualifier against Iceland on September 7, 2010. Anders Lindegaard kept a clean sheet as Denmark won 1-0. His second cap for the team came as a substitute for the injured Thomas Sorensen during the first half of the Euro 2012 qualifier against Portugal on October 8, 2010. Portugal had a 2-0 lead whenLindegaardentered the game and he managed to keep the Portugal attack at bay until five minutes from time when Cristiano Ronaldo scored the third goal as Portugal ran out 3-1 winners.

Lindegaard was in the Denmark goal as his team beat Cyprus 2-0 in a qualifier ahead of the Euro 2012 tournament. He was expected to be part of the 23-man Denmark squad to the tournament, but he missed out due to injury. He returned to action before the tournament, but didn’t the required match action.

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