Manchester United great Peter Schmeichel will be hosting a meet and greet for his fans charging a staggering amount of £4500. The former goalkeeper is doing this as a part of his Evening with Peter Schmeichel event which will be held at the Leonardo Royal Tower Bridge in London.
Schmeichel is considered as arguably the best ever shot-stopper United have had, winning every trophy there was to at the club level. He made 384 appearances for the Red Devils, leading them to the Champions League glory in the 1998/99 season. The ‘keeper also lifted five Premier League titles with United, alongside two FA Cups, a League Cup and the UEFA Super Cup.
Manchester United great offers ‘two-course dinner’ with him for £4500
Peter Schmeichel has decided to hold the Evening with Peter Schmeichel event to give out a first hand experience to his fans of meeting him. According to The Sun, the event is set to take place in January next year in London. The report further adds that the fans, who will be paying the £4500 will enjoy a ‘two-course dinner’ with the 58-year-old.
The dinner program will see the Manchester United legend host the fans in private dining room where therer will be a table for 10 people. Further on, a dinner with Schmeichel won’t be the only thing fans will get for their £4500. They will also receive a signed football shirt from the former Denmark international, a picture with him and tickets for the main show as this dinner will be a pre-event.
While this pre-show will bear a cost of £4500, the tickets of the main show, Evening with Peter Schmeichel are priced at £40 and another £85 for a photo. The event will focus on the former Man United captain’s career, and also includes a Question and Answer [Q&A] session for the fans.
Certainly, Peter Schmeichel will have a plenty to talk about his career where he represented three different Premier League clubs. More interestingly, he played for both the Manchester clubs as he retired after his sole season for City in 2003. Along with the Manchester clubs, Schmeichel also stood between the sticks for Aston Villa and Sporting CP.
His son Kasper Schmeichel, also a shot-stopper carried forward his legacy after leading Leicester City to a unprecedented Premier League title in the 2015/16 season. Kasper has now left Leicester for Ligue 1 side OGC Nice this summer, after over a decade with the Foxes.