The current coach is Norwegian Åge Hareide, who has been leading the national team since 2016 (data from June 1, 2018).

Denmark is a European team that has played official matches since 1908.

Official name of the union: Dansk Boldspil-Union.

Denmark football team interesting facts

1. Denmark played their first match on October 19, 1908. She defeated the Third French Republic from 9 to 0.

2. Most games for Denmark have been played by goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel (129). He played in 1987–2001.

3. The most goals were scored by Poul Nielsen and Jon Dahl Tomasson – 52 each. The first played between 1910–1925 (38 appearances), and the second one in 1997–2010 (112 appearances).

4. Denmark won the silver medal 3 times at the Olympics (1908, 1912, 1960) and a bronze medal in 1948.

5. The youngest rookie was Brian Skaarup. On May 30, 1990, he entered the field at the age of 17, 9 months and 15 days.

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6. The oldest player was Jens Hansen. On November 11, 1970, he played a game at the age of 43, 7 months, 27 days.

7. Denmark made her debut at the World Cup in 1986. She reached the 1/8 finals.

8. The greatest success at the World Cup was reaching the quarter-finals in 1998.

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9. The tallest player is defender Jannik Vestergaard – 199 cm (data from June 1, 2018).

10. The lowest player is defender Michael Krohn-Dehli – 171 cm (data from June 1, 2018)

11. The most expensive player is Christian Eriksen. Its market value is EUR 80 million (data from June 1, 2018).

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12. Denmark is ranked 12th in the FIFA ranking (data as of June 7, 2018).

13. Highest place in the FIFA – 3 ranking (1997).

14. The lowest position in the FIFA ranking – 51 (2017).

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15. The Danish National Stadium is Telia Parken in Copenhagen (38,000 capacity).

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16. Of the 23 players selected for the World Cup in Russia, 3 play in the Danish league.

17. The technical sponsor of the Dani national team has been Hummel since 2016.

18. The youngest player appointed to the World Cup in Russia 2018 is Kasper Dolberg, 20 years old (data from June 10, 2018).

19. The oldest competitor appointed to the World Cup in Russia 2018 is Michael Krohn-Dehli, 35 years old (data from June 10, 2018).

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20. In 1992, Denmark won the European Championship, despite taking 2nd place in the qualifying round, which did not qualify for promotion to the tournament. The first place was Yugoslavia, which was disqualified due to hostilities in Bosnia. The Danish players had to stop their holidays. The chances they got were used perfectly.

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21. In 1995, Denmark won the Confederation Cup.

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22. The Danish national team is based at the 2018 World Cup in Anapa, near Krasnodar.

23. The average height of 23 Danish players is 185 cm.

24. Denmark has played the most games with the national team of Sweden – 107 (40 wins, 20 draws and 47 defeats). Data as of June 13, 2018.

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25. In the 1/8 final match against Croatia, Denmark’s goalkeeper – Kasper Schmeichel saved 3 penalties.

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26. To sum up, Denmark scored 3 goals in 4 matches at the World Cup in Russia, and lost 2. They scored 1 victory and 3 draws.

27. Danish players fouled 54 times. They were punished with 6 yellow cards.

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28. A total of 18 corner kicks.

29. They made 1,641 passes, 81% of which were accurate.

30. Denmark fired a total of 40 shots (on target 12).

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31. In early September 2018, there was a strike by Danish footballers who disagreed with the national football federation over the use of their image.

32. In the friendly match with Slovakia, which took place on September 5, footballers from amateur clubs from low leagues and futsal players played. Interestingly, they only lost 3: 0.

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Denmark football team questions and answers

What are the Danish players called?

Danish players are called “Danish Dynamite” which means “Danish Dynamite”, “De Rød-Hvide” which means “Red-Whites” and “Olsen-Banden” or “Olsen’s Gang”.

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What was the biggest jackpot in Danish history?

On October 22, 1908, Denmark defeated the Third French Republic until 17 to 1.

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What was the biggest loss in Danish history?

On May 16, 1937, Denmark lost 8 to 0 to the Third Reich.

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What is the total value of the Danish players going to the World Cup in Russia?

The total estimated value of the 23-person team appointed for the 2018 World Cup is EUR 262 million.

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Who are the most famous footballers who have coached Denmark?

In 2000-2005, the Danish coach was Morten Olsen (102 appearances as a football player for the Danish national team).

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How many times has Denmark played with Poland?

Denmark has played 23 matches with the Polish national team (13 wins, 2 draws and 8 defeats).

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What are the chances of bookmakers for Denmark to win the 2018 World Cup?

The odds for Denmark to win are 101.00. For comparison, Poland is 67.00.

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What is the average age of the players going to the 2018 World Cup?

The average age of players going to the 2018 World Cup is 27.1 years.

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