Philip Billing is a professional football player who presently plays for the AFC Bournemouth as the team’s central midfielder. Billing is also part of the national football team of Denmark to compete in international events.
Philip Anyanwu Billing was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he learned to play football. His first contract was with Huddersfield Town in 2013. His debut match was against Leicester City, where his team suffered a loss with a 2-0 result. After the improvement in his gameplay, he signed a contract extension in 2016, and eventually, got the breakthrough of his career.
Premier Leagues began to notice him in 2016, and he was rumored to transfer to the Crystal club. However, he still played football with Huddersfield Town for 24 games and received the Youth Player of the Season award. In 2019, he received racist remarks on social media from a 16-year-old football fan.
After his 6-year stint in Huddersfield Town, he signed with AFC Bournemouth on a long-term contract in 2019. He was able to make a strong start with the team and got nominated for the Player of the Month award.
Billing was a member of the Denmark national team and appeared in the Danish U-19 as a substitute player. He also played for the Denmark U-20 against Romania and Czech Republic.
- 2015, 2016, 2018 Huddersfield TownPlayer of the Year
- 2015 Huddersfield Town Goal of theSeason
- 2018 Huddersfield Town Player of theYear