Denmark national football team Players, Coach, FIFA Ranking, Nickname, History

Denmark national football team Players, Coach, FIFA Rankings, Nickname, History

In this article, you will get to know about Denmark national football team Players, Coach, FIFA Ranking, Nickname, and History. The Danish national football team represents Denmark in the men’s international football competition. It is controlled by the Danish Football Association (DBU), the governing body of football clubs organized under the DBU. Denmark’s home stadium is Parkin Stadium in the Østerbro district of Copenhagen. Its head coach is Casper Hajmand.

Denmark was a football winner at the 1906 Intercontinental Games and a silver medalist at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics. However, amateurs prevented their international players from becoming professionals in foreign clubs, with Denmark failing to qualify for the World Cup. From FIFA to 1986, although he won another Olympic silver medal in 1960.

Denmark has been competitive in international tournaments. Victory at the 1992 European Championships in Sweden marked the team’s most notable victory, defeating defending champions the Netherlands in the semi-finals and world champions Germany in the final. He also won the 1995 Copa Ray Fahad by defeating Argentina in the final. Their best World Cup result came in 1998 when they lost 3-2 to Brazil in the quarter-finals. Denmark also reached the Round of 16 in 1986, 2002, and 2018.

Team Profile summary

AssociationDansk Boldspil-Union (DBU)
Nickname(s)De Rød-Hvide (The Red-White), Danish Dynamite
FIFA rank19 (28 November 2023)
Most CapsPeter Schmeichel (129)
Top ScorerPoul Nielsen & Jon Dahl Tomasson (52)
Home stadiumTelia Parken
Head coachKasper Hjulmand

Denmark national football team History

Since its inception in the early 20th century, the history of the Danish national football team has been fascinating, a nation with a history of great players. The Danish national team was born on the field of amateur football. I think it was very disappointing in Denmark for those who wanted to introduce a professional league, as many European countries were doing at the time.

However, the Dansk Boldspil Union in Brøndby, founded in 1889, failed to meet its obligations due to financial reasons. Despite the slow march towards the professional establishment in Denmark, D.B.U. He was a founding member of the U.E.F.A. And F.I.F.A. In 1906, the International Olympic Committee invited a Danish international team to participate in the Greek-hosted Intercontinental Games in Athens.

Hareide managed Denmark during the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers and finished second with four wins and four draws, meaning Denmark qualified for the tournament. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the tournament was postponed until 2021, and Harriet’s contract expired on June 30, 2020. He was replaced by Casper Hajmand.

At UEFA Euro 2020, Denmark lost their first group match against Finland; Eriksson suffered a heart attack in the 43rd minute which caused the match to be stopped. They reached the semi-finals after finishing the group stage with just one win, losing 2-1 to England after extra time.

Denmark national football team Home Stadium

Currently, although most friendly matches are still played in some of Denmark’s smaller stadiums, it has been decided that all Euro and World Cup qualifiers will be played in Parkin Stadium only. Friendly matches, which are thought to be of great interest to spectators, will continue to be played in the park.

For example, a friendly match against Germany was played at Parkin Stadium in August 2010 due to the general expectation of many spectators who wanted to watch the game. However, after Denmark’s poor performance in the 2010 World Cup, Dostana attracted only 19,071 spectators. Over the past 19.5 years, from September 1992 to January 2012, Denmark played a total of 77 A-level matches at Parkin Stadium, with 49 wins (64%), 16 draws (21%) and 12 losses (15%).

Denmark national football team Kit

The team kit was developed by the Danish company Hummel. It is completely red with white details to reflect the colors of the Danish national flag. Prior to the Adidas Sponsorship period, the kit provider was Hummel from 1979 to 2004.

Here is Denmark Kit World Cup 2022, Home and Away by Hummel.

Who are the Denmark National Football team players?

The following players were named to the squad for friendly matches against the Netherlands and Serbia on 26 and 29 March 2022, respectively. Caps and goals updated as of 29 March 2022, after the match against Serbia.

NoPositionPlayer NameDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
1GKKasper Schmeichel (vice-captain)05-11-1986 (35)800Leicester City
16GKDaniel Iversen19-07-1997 (24)00Preston North End
22GKFrederik Rønnow04-08-1992 (29)80Union Berlin
2DFJoachim Andersen31-05-1996 (25)130Crystal Palace
3DFJannik Vestergaard03-08-1992 (29)332Leicester City
4DFVictor Nelsson14-10-1998 (23)40Galatasaray
5DFJoakim Mæhle20-05-1997 (24)259Atalanta
6DFAndreas Maxsø18-03-1994 (28)20Brøndby
13DFRasmus Kristensen11-07-1997 (24)40Red Bull Salzburg
14DFAlexander Bah09-12-1997 (24)31Slavia Prague
DFMads Valentin01-09-1996 (25)00FC Augsburg
7MFMathias Jensen01-01-1996 (26)161Brentford
10MFChristian Eriksen14-02-1992 (30)11138Brentford
15MFChristian Nørgaard10-03-1994 (28)171Brentford
17MFPhilip Billing11-06-1996 (25)20Bournemouth
18MFJesper Lindstrøm29-02-2000 (22)51Eintracht Frankfurt
23MFPierre-Emile Højbjerg05-08-1995 (26)544Tottenham Hotspur
MFCasper Nielsen29-04-1994 (27)00Union SG
9FWJacob Bruun Larsen19-09-1998 (23)611899 Hoffenheim
11FWAndreas Skov Olsen29-12-1999 (22)176Club Brugge
12FWKasper Dolberg06-10-1997 (24)3410Nice
19FWJonas Wind07-02-1999 (23)134VfL Wolfsburg
21FWAndreas Cornelius16-03-1993 (29)377Trabzonspor

Who are the Denmark national football team captain and coach?

Simon Kjær is the captain of Denmark’s national football team and Kasper Hjulmand is the coach of the team.

Denmark national football team captain

Simon Kjær is the captain of Denmark’s national football team. Have a look at the profile summary of Denmark’s current captain.

Profile summary

  • Name: Simon Kjær
  • Date of birth/Age: Mar 26, 1989 (33)
  • Place of birth: Horsens
  • Citizenship:  Denmark
  • Height: 1,91 m
  • Position: Centre-Back
  • National player: Denmark
  • Caps/Goals: 119 / 5

Denmark national football team Coach

Kasper Hjulmand is the coach of the team. Have a look at the profile summary of the team’s current coach.

Profile summary

  • Name: Kasper Hjulmand
  • Date of birth/Age: Apr 9, 1972 (50)
  • Place of birth: Aalborg
  • Citizenship: Denmark
  • Coaching Licence: UEFA Pro Licence
  • Avg. the term as coach: 2.52 Years
  • Preferred formation: 3-4-3

Denmark national football team FIFA World Ranking

Denmark is at 19th number in FIFA World Ranking.

Denmark’s national football team trophies

  • UEFA European Championship
    • Champions: 1992
    • Semi-finals: 1984, 2020
    • Fourth place: 1964
  • FIFA Confederations Cup
    • Champions: 1995
  • Olympics Games
    • Silver medal: 1908, 1912, 1960
    • Bronze medal: 1948


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