Denmark Football Team Players, Coach, FIFA Ranking, Nickname, History


Through this post, you’ll learn the details about Denmark Football Team, its players as well as their coach, FIFA Ranking, Nickname, and History. The Danish national team is the one that is the representative of Denmark in the international men’s football tournament. It is governed by the Danish Football Association (DBU) the governing body of football clubs that are part of the DBU. Denmark’s stadium of the home is Parkin Stadium in the Osterbro district in Copenhagen. The head coach of the team is Casper Hajmand.

Denmark was a winner of football during the 1906 Intercontinental Games and a silver medallist in 1908 as well as the 1912 Olympics. However, amateurs stopped foreign players from turning into professionals at foreign clubs, and Denmark not being able to make it to the World Cup. From FIFA to 1986, however, He won another Olympic silver medal in the year 1960.

Denmark has played in international competitions. The victory in the 1992 European Championships in Sweden marked the team’s biggest win by defeating the reigning champions in the Netherlands during the semifinals, and the world champions Germany in the final. The team also won the Copa Ray 1995 Fahad by beating Argentina during the championship final. Their greatest World Cup result came in 1998 when they fell 3-1 against Brazil in the quarterfinals. Denmark also made it to the Round in Round 16 in the years 1986 2002, 1986, and 2018.

Denmark Football Team Profile Summary

AssociationDansk Boldspil-Union (DBU)
Nickname(s)De Rod-Hvide (The Red-White), Danish Dynamite
FIFA position11 (31 March 2022)
Most CapsPeter Schmeichel (129)
Top ScorerPoul Nielsen & Jon Dahl Tomasson (52)
Home stadiumTelia Parken
Head CoachKasper Hjulmand
Denmark Football Team
Denmark Football Team

The history of the Denmark football team

Since its creation around the turn of the 20th century, the history of the Danish national team of football has been fascinating. A nation with a rich history of outstanding players. This Danish national team began its journey in the world which was a game played by amateurs. It was disconcerting for Denmark when they tried to establish an official league like many European nations were doing in the early days. 

But there was a problem with the Dansk Boldspil Union in Brondby was founded in 1889 but was unable to fulfill its obligations due to fiscal issues. Despite the slow progress towards the professionalization of Denmark, D.B.U. He was the first member of the U.E.F.A. And F.I.F.A. In 1906 The International Olympic Committee invited a Danish international team to take part in the Greece-hosted Intercontinental Games in Athens.

Hareide was the manager of Denmark in Hareide was Denmark’s manager during UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers and placed second, with four draws and four wins which means that Denmark was able to participate in the event. Due to the COVID-19 virus, the tournament was delayed until 2021. Harriet’s contract ended on June 30th, 2020. Harriet got replaced by Casper Hajmand.

In UEFA Euro 2020, Denmark was eliminated from their group game in the group stage against Finland; Eriksson suffered a heart attack in the 43rd minute that led to the match being suspended. They made it to the semis after completing their group with only one win and lost by a score of 2-1 in the semi-finals to England in extra-time.

Denmark football team Home Stadium

At present, though most friendly matches are being played in Denmark’s smaller venues, it was determined for all Euro as well as World Cup qualifiers will be played at Parkin Stadium only. Friendly games, which are believed to be very interesting to fans are still played in parks. For instance, a friendlier game against Germany was held at the Parkin Stadium in August 2010 because of the expectations of many fans to be able to watch the game. 

But, following Denmark’s disappointing performance at the 2009 World Cup, Dostana attracted only 19,071 people. Over the last 19.5 years from September 1992 until January 2012 Denmark had a record 77 matches at the A-level at Parkin Stadium, with 49 wins (64 percent) and 16 draws (21 percent), and 12 defeats (15 percent).

Denmark Kit, Denmark football team

The team kit was created by Hummel, a Danish business Hummel. It’s completely red and has white accents to represent the colors and colors Danish nation’s flag. In the past, before the Adidas sponsorship timeframe, the kit manufacturer was Hummel from 1979 until 2004.

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

Which are Denmark’s football team players?

The following players were selected for the squad for friendly matches with Serbia and the Netherlands. Netherlands as well as Serbia on the 26th and 29th March 2022 and 29 March 2022, respectively. Caps and goals were updated on 29 March 2022, following the game against Serbia.

NoPositionPlayer NameBirth date (age)CapsGoalsClub
1GKKasper Schmeichel (vice-captain)05-11-1986 (35)800Leicester City
16GKDaniel Iversen19-07-1997 (24)00Preston North End
22GKFrederik Ronnow04-08-1992 (29)80Union Berlin
2DFJoachim Andersen31-05-1996 (25)130Crystal Palace
3DFJannik Vestergaard03-08-1992 (29)332Leicester City
4DFVictor Nelsson14-10-1998 (23)40Galatasaray
5DFJoakim Maehle20-05-1997 (24)259Atalanta
6DFAndreas Maxso18-03-1994 (28)20Brondby
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 Norgaard10-03-1994 (28)171Brentford
17MFPhilip Billing11-06-1996 (25)20Bournemouth
18MFJesper Lindstrom29-02-2000 (22)51Eintracht Frankfurt
23MFPierre-Emile Hojbjerg05-08-1995 (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

What are they? Denmark football team captains and coaches?

Simon Kjaer is the captain of Denmark’s national team. Kasper Hjulmand is the coach of the team.

Denmark national team captain

Simon Kjaer is the captain of Denmark’s national team. Check out the overview of the profile of the current captain of Denmark.

Summary of the profile

  • Name: Simon Kjaer
  • Age/Date of Birth: Mar 26, 1989 (33)
  • Birthplace: Horsens
  • Citizenship: Denmark
  • Height: 1,91 m
  • Position: Centre-Back
  • The national team player is Denmark
  • Caps/Goals: 119 / 5

Denmark football team coach

Kasper Hjulmand is a coach for the squad. Check out the summary of the profile of the current coach.

Summary of profile

  • Name: Kasper Hjulmand
  • Age/Date of Birth: Apr 9, 1972 (50)
  • Birthplace: Aalborg
  • Citizenship: Denmark
  • Coaching Licence: UEFA Pro Licence
  • Avg. the term”coach”: 2.52 Year
  • Preferential formation: 3-4-3

Denmark football team FIFA World Ranking

Denmark is ranked 11th in the FIFA World cup Ranking.

Denmark football team awards

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

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