Ever wonder who the best soccer players from Denmark are?
This list of best Danish soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list, as ranked by soccer fans worldwide. If you’re searching for a particular famous Danish soccer player you can use the “search” box to find what you’re looking for.
The list contains players like Gunnar Nielsen and Peter Løvenkrands, among many other top Danish players to help you answer the questions, “Who are the best Danish footballers?” and “Who is the greatest Danish soccer player of all time?”
Denmark has produced some of them, the most exquisite and highly paid players in the world. Their talent on the field and attitude while signing contracts make them some of the best players in the world.
Here are the top Football Players from Denmark till now.
1) Gunnar Nielsen:
Nielsen made his Premier League debut on 24 April 2010 as a substitute for injured Shay Given in the 76th minute during Manchester City’s stalemate against Arsenal. As a result, he became the first Faroese footballer to play in the Premier League. In the summer of 2010, he signed a contract extension with Manchester City that ran until 2012.
Nielsen made his international debut for the Faroe Islands after starting in a 2–1 win over Iceland on 22 March 2009. On 3 June 2016, he captained the team for the first time in a 2–0 friendly defeat against Kosovo in Frankfurt.
2) Peter Schmeichel:
Peter Bolesław Schmeichel, MBE is a Danish former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper and was voted the IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeeper in 1992 and 1993. He is also regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all-time, the IFFHS ranked Schmeichel among the top ten keepers of the 20th century in 2000.
In 2002, Schmeichel completed a move to Manchester City on a free transfer. He played only one season, in 2002–03. Schmeichel’s record in the Manchester derby is exceptional, in that he was never on the losing side. During his nine years with Manchester United, they were unbeaten against Manchester City, while in his single season with City, they won at Maine Road and drew at Old Trafford.
3) Michael Laudrup: Forward, Midfielder
Michael Laudrup is a Danish professional football coach and former player. He is regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation. He is regarded as one of the greatest players of his generation.
During his playing career, Laudrup won league titles with Ajax, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus, playing mainly as an attacking midfielder, although he was also capable of playing in other offensive positions.
Laudrup made his debut for the Denmark national team on his 18th birthday in 1982 and scored 37 goals in 104 appearances. He starred in the 1986 FIFA World Cup, and from November 1994, he captained Denmark for a total of 28 matches, including the victorious 1995 Confederations Cup tournament.
4) Christian Eriksen: Middelfart, Denmark
Christian Dannemann Eriksen is a Danish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Denmark national team. He made his debut for the Denmark national team in March 2010 and was the youngest player of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
2016–2020: Premier League runner-up and PFA Team of the Year
5) Preben Elkjær: Danish Forwarder
Preben Elkjær is a retired Danish professional footballer who played as a striker. Amongst others, he played with Hellas Verona in Italy, helping the club to the only major title of its history
In 1988, Elkjær made a comeback in Danish football with Vejle BK. He came to the club as the biggest star in the country and attracted great crowds to the club’s matches. Elkjær made his debut for the under-21s in June 1976, scoring nine times in as many games; this included three goals in the quarter-finals of the 1978 European Under-21 Championship against Bulgaria.
After his retirement from playing, Elkjær took on the job as head coach of Silkeborg IF in the Danish Superliga in 1995.
Here are some more footballers that were in the discussion and warrant honorable mention status:
Allan Simonsen, Brian Laudrup, Morten Olsen, Søren Lerby, Kasper Schmeichel, Daniel Agger, Harald Nielsen, Ebbe Sand, Jan Mølby, Jon Dahl Tomasson, Flemming Povlsen, Martin Jørgensen, Thomas Helveg, Poul Nielsen,
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