Peter Madsen is a Danish striker who was born in Roskilde, Denmark on 26th April 1978. Madsen began his career Brondby, making his debut in the 1996/97 season. He had a mixed time of it the next four years, but ended 2001/02 as the league's joint top goal scorer, helping Brondby win the Danish Superliga. Madsen won his first international cap on 6th October 2001 in a 6-0 win over Iceland, and was part of Denmark's 2002 World Cup squad, where he failed to get on the pitch.
After a good start to the following campaign, Madsen moved to Germany to join Arminia but was immediately loaned out to Wolfsburg, where he failed to make much of an impact. The Dane enjoyed more success at Bochum, who signed the forward in 2003. Madsen helped Bochum to a 5th place Bundesliga finish, and earned himself a spot in his country's Euro 2004 roster, featuring in one match against Czech Republic. The following campaign was less successful however, as Bochum were relegated. In July 2005 Madsen signed for FC Koln, but failed to settle in Cologne.
On January 30th 2006 Madsen joined Championship outfit Southampton on loan until the end of the season. The former Brondby star enjoyed a semi-successful spell at St Marys under George Burley, after making his debut on February 4th in a 0-0 draw with Derby. Madsen scored his first goal for the club in a 1-1 draw at Crewe on 11th March, and followed that up with a second nine days later against Watford. He returned to Koln in 2006/07, but once again made very few positive contributions.
On 1st July 2007 Madsen returned home to sign a five year deal with his first club Brondby. The former Saints man failed to recapture the form that he had shown years earlier, although he did pick up a cup winners medal in his first term back. In March 2011 Madsen joined Lyngby on loan after falling down the pecking order at Brøndbyvester. Ironically his Lyngby debut came against Brondby in a 1-1 draw on 6th March 2011.