We pay pictorial tribute to 51-year old birthday boy Peter Schmeichel.
10. A young Schmeichel at the 1988 European Championships for Denmark
9. Schmeichel in his first season at Manchester United in 1991
8. En-route to winning the 1992 European Championships with Denmark
7. He wasn't just good at defending corners
6. Peter celebrates in 1994 with his son and future international goalkeeper, Kasper
5. Schmeichel reacts to a horrific injury to Coventry's David Busst
4. Alex Ferguson's greatest ever signing?
3. Having completed the double in 1999, there was just one more thing to win...
2. Schmeichel head over heels with joy as United take the lead in the 1999 Champions League final
1. The captain holds aloft the most prodigious trophy in club football