He had a short spell in the youth team of Københavns boldklub (KB) alongside future national team player Michael Laudrup, but Heintze quickly moved on to play for the senior side of Kastrup Boldklub in January 1981, then in the top-flight Danish 1st Division.However, the team was relegated, and though he had offers from foreign clubs, the 17-year-old Heintze stayed at Kastrup, on orders of his mother.The copyrighted materials in this publication are provided for personal or internal business purposes only unless otherwise agreed in writing.
Heintze returned to finish his career at PSV in 1999, with his old team mate Eric Gerets the head coach.
Approaching 40, Heintze was looking to help the young Wilfred Bouma into the team as new left back, while using his experience to provide stability in the defense.
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He ended his national career following the competition, 38 years of age, though he continued to play another season for PSV.
In a Euro 2000 qualifying match against Belarus on 5 June 1999 he scored a memorable goal, directly from a corner kick.He was bought by PSV in 1982 as a left winger, in which position he had been most successful in his first years at Kastrup Boldklub.Once at PSV, he was re-schooled as a defender, using his aggressiveness to charge up and down the sideline, and following a first season of few matches, he commanded the left back position in his second year, and made it his own.He won another three Dutch championship titles before retiring in 2003.Heintze made his Denmark debut on 29 April 1987 in a Euro 1988 qualifying match, a 1–0 win over Finland, and he played all three matches at the final Euro 1988 tournament, though Denmark lost them all.As the ban expired before the Euro 1992, Heintze was once more called up, but an injury kept him from re-entering the team.