Soccers Goalkeeper of the Year for 2012, Jimmy Nielsen, has established himself as one of the best players in the league and a fan favorite. Yet few are aware of the remarkable story that led him to the US Midwest. Compared to Denmarks greatest goalkeeper, Peter Schmeichel, Nielsen was scouted by a host of leading European clubs. When he should have been building his career, he was instead developing a ferocious gambling habit. Nicknamed Casino Jimmy, Nielsen continued to gamble until his losses finally caught up to him. ...

Welcome to the Blue Heaven: Don't Bet Against the Goalkeeper 2013, Ascend Books

ISBN-13: 9780985631482