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Denmark
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) De Rød-Hvide (The Red-White)
Danish Dynamite
Association Dansk Boldspil-Union (DBU)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Åge Hareide
Captain Simon Kjær
Most caps Peter Schmeichel (129)
Top scorer Poul Nielsen (52)
Jon Dahl Tomasson (52)
Home stadium Telia Parken
FIFA code DEN
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 12 Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest (May 1997, August 1997)
Lowest 51 (April 2017)
Elo ranking
Current 18 Steady (20 April 2018)
Highest (June to October 1916)
Lowest 65 (May 1967)
First international
 Denmark 9–0 France 
(London, England; 19 October 1908)
Biggest win
 Denmark 17–1 France 
(London, England; 22 October 1908)
Biggest defeat
 Germany 8–0 Denmark 
(Breslau, Germany; 16 May 1937)
World Cup
Appearances 5 (first in 1986)
Best result Quarter-finals, 1998
European Championship
Appearances 8 (first in 1964)
Best result Champions, 1992
Confederations Cup
Appearances 1 (first in 1995)
Best result Champions, 1995

 


 

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The following players were called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup preliminary squad and the friendly matches against Sweden and Mexico on 2 and 9 June 2018.
Caps and goals updated as of 27 March 2018 after the match against Chile.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
GK Kasper Schmeichel 5 November 1986 (age 31) 33 0 England Leicester City
GK Frederik Rønnow 4 August 1992 (age 25) 6 0 Denmark Brøndby
GK Jonas Lössl 1 February 1989 (age 29) 1 0 England Huddersfield Town
GK Jesper Hansen 31 March 1985 (age 33) 0 0 Denmark Midtjylland

DF Simon Kjær (Captain) 26 March 1989 (age 29) 76 3 Spain Sevilla
DF Andreas Bjelland 11 July 1988 (age 29) 28 2 England Brentford
DF Riza Durmisi 8 January 1994 (age 24) 23 0 Spain Betis
DF Peter Ankersen 22 September 1990 (age 27) 21 1 Denmark Copenhagen
DF Nicolai Boilesen 16 February 1992 (age 26) 17 1 Denmark Copenhagen
DF Jannik Vestergaard 3 August 1992 (age 25) 15 1 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
DF Andreas Christensen 10 April 1996 (age 22) 14 1 England Chelsea
DF Mathias Jørgensen 23 April 1990 (age 28) 12 0 England Huddersfield Town
DF Jens Stryger Larsen 21 February 1991 (age 27) 11 1 Italy Udinese
DF Henrik Dalsgaard 27 July 1989 (age 28) 9 0 England Brentford
DF Jonas Knudsen 16 September 1992 (age 25) 3 0 England Ipswich Town

MF William Kvist (Vice-Captain) 24 February 1985 (age 33) 78 2 Denmark Copenhagen
MF Christian Eriksen 14 February 1992 (age 26) 77 21 England Tottenham Hotspur
MF Michael Krohn-Dehli 6 June 1983 (age 34) 57 6 Spain Deportivo La Coruna
MF Lasse Schöne 27 May 1986 (age 31) 34 3 Netherlands Ajax
MF Thomas Delaney 3 September 1991 (age 26) 25 4 Germany Werder Bremen
MF Viktor Fischer 9 June 1994 (age 23) 17 3 Denmark Copenhagen
MF Pierre-Emile Højbjerg 5 August 1995 (age 22) 17 1 England Southampton
MF Daniel Wass 31 May 1989 (age 28) 16 0 Spain Celta Vigo
MF Pione Sisto 4 February 1995 (age 23) 12 1 Spain Celta Vigo
MF Mike Jensen 19 February 1988 (age 30) 6 0 Norway Rosenborg
MF Lukas Lerager 12 July 1993 (age 24) 3 0 France Bordeaux
MF Mathias Jensen 1 January 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Denmark Nordsjælland
MF Robert Skov 20 May 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Denmark Copenhagen

FW Nicklas Bendtner 16 January 1988 (age 30) 81 30 Norway Rosenborg
FW Nicolai Jørgensen 15 January 1991 (age 27) 29 8 Netherlands Feyenoord
FW Yussuf Poulsen 15 June 1994 (age 23) 26 3 Germany RB Leipzig
FW Andreas Cornelius 16 March 1993 (age 25) 18 4 Italy Atalanta
FW Martin Braithwaite 5 June 1991 (age 26) 18 1 France Bordeaux
FW Kasper Dolberg 6 October 1997 (age 20) 4 1 Netherlands Ajax
FW Kenneth Zohore 31 January 1994 (age 24) 0 0 Wales Cardiff City

Recent call-ups

The following list of active players were not called up for the latest match of the national team, but were called up for an A-level match within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK David Jensen 25 March 1992 (age 26) 0 0 Netherlands Utrecht v.  Kazakhstan, 10 June 2017

DF Lasse Nielsen 8 January 1988 (age 30) 1 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Chile, 27 March 2018
DF Frederik Sørensen 14 April 1992 (age 26) 1 0 Germany 1. FC Köln v.  Kazakhstan, 10 June 2017

MF Andrew Hjulsager 15 January 1995 (age 23) 0 0 Spain Granada v.  Kazakhstan, 10 June 2017

FW Lasse Vibe 22 February 1987 (age 31) 11 1 China Changchun Yatai v.  Kazakhstan, 10 June 2017

INJ Injured or recovering from surgery.
PRE Preliminary squad.
RET Retired from the national team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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