The Denmark national football team represents Denmark in men’s international football competitions in the world and is controlled by the Danish Football Association, the governing body for the football clubs which are organized under DBU. Denmark’s home stadium is Parken Stadium in the Østerbro district of Copenhagen, and their head coach is Kasper Hjulmand in the city.
Denmark was the winner of Football at the 1906 Intercalated Games and silver medalists at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics game in the tear. However, as amateurs who forbid their internationals from becoming professionals at foreign clubs, Denmark did not qualify for the FIFA World Cup until 1986, although they won Olympic silver in 1960 in the year.
Since 1983, the team has incessantly been visible as a solidly competitive side; with the triumph in the 1992 European Championship in Sweden as its most prominent victory, defeating defending champions the Netherlands in the semi-final and Germany in the final of the tournament. They also won the 1995 King Fahd Cup, defeating Argentina in the final tournament. Their best World Cup result was achieved in 1998 when they narrowly lost 3–2 in a quarter-final against Brazil in the time. Denmark also creates the second round in 1986, 2002, and 2018.
Denmark Players squad
AC Milan’s Simon Kjaer will lead Denmark at Euro 2020, with Inter Milan’s Christian Eriksen traveling to the tournament as arguably his nation’s most valuable player.
There are also a number of famous faces from the Premier League. Leicester City’s Kasper Schmeichel is Denmark’s super, playing behind Southampton’s Jannik Vestergaard, Fulham’s Joachim Andersen, and Chelsea’s Andreas Christensen in defense.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Brentford pair Christian Norgaard and Mathias Jensen have also been called up in the tournament.
Denmark lost their opening game of the tournament 1-0 to Finland at the time. They also lost their second group game 2-1 to Belgium and are now at risk of elimination from the tournament.
Who is their key player?
The Danes’ shock win at Euro 1992 will be a source of expectation for the class of 2021 but there are definitely more big names in the squad this time around. Chief amongst them is Inter’s Eriksen, the previous Tottenham man who just helped guide his club to the Serie A title.
Eriksen was the top scorer for Denmark in qualification and has more than 100 caps for his country in the year.
The attacking midfielder will be expected to make amends for the last World Cup when he missed a penalty in the shootout defeat to Croatia in the round of 16.
What is the full squad?
- Defenders: Simon Kjaer (AC Milan), Andreas Christensen (Chelsea), Jannik Vestergaard (Southampton), Joachim Andersen (Fulham), Mathias Jorgensen (Copenhagen), Daniel Wass (Valencia), Jens Stryger Larsen (Udinese), Joakim Maehle (Atalanta), Nicolai Boilesen (Copenhagen)
- Midfielders: Christian Eriksen (Inter Milan), Thomas Delaney (Borussia Dortmund), Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (Tottenham), Mathias Jensen, Christian Norgaard (both Brentford), Anders Christiansen (Malmo)
- Forwards: Kasper Dolberg (Nice), Jonas Wind (Copenhagen), Andreas Cornelius (Parma), Martin Braithwaite (Barcelona), Robert Skov (Hoffenheim), Mikkel Damsgaard (Sampdoria), Yussuf Poulsen (Leipzig), Andreas Skov Olsen (Bologna) Squad list accurate as of Sunday, June 20.
- Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel (Leicester), Jonas Lossl (FC Midtjylland), Frederik Ronnow (Schalke)
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