Michael Laudrup (born 15 June 1964 in Frederiksberg) is a Danish former professional football player. Most recently, he has been linked with the potential coaching vacancy at Spanish side Atlético de Madrid. His most prominent run of football came with Spanish club FC Barcelona, with whom he won four straight La Liga championships. He famously moved to arch rivals Real Madrid in 1994, with whom he won his fifth La Liga title in a row.
Peter Bolesław Schmeichel MBE (born 18 November 1963) is a retired Danish professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and was voted the "World's Best Goalkeeper" in 1992 and 1993. He is best remembered for his most successful years at English club Manchester United, whom he captained to the 1999 UEFA Champions League to complete The Treble. He was a key member of the Denmark national football team that won Euro 92.
Brian Laudrup is a Danish former professional football player. Laudrup won the 1992 European Football Championship (Euro 1992) with the Denmark national team, and he was a vital part of the Rangers F.C. team which dominated the Scottish Premier League in the 1990s. He was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers at the FIFA 100 ceremony in March 2004, alongside his older brother Michael Laudrup.
Harald August Bohr (22 April 1887 – 22 January 1951) was a Danish mathematician and football player. As a student, his footballing skill meant he was called up to the Danish national team for the 1908 Summer Olympics, where he won a silver medal. After receiving his doctorate in 1910, Bohr became an eminent mathematician, founding the field of almost periodic functions. His brother was the Nobel Prize-winning physicist Niels Bohr.
John Jensen (born 3 May 1965), nicknamed Faxe, is a former Danish international footballer who was last manager of Danish Superliga side Randers FC. He is known for his temper and is often outspoken in interviews. His playing career lasted over a decade, during which he played most famously for Arsenal F.C.
Jon Dahl Tomasson (born August 29, 1976 in Copenhagen) is a Danish professional footballer, who plays for the Dutch side Feyenoord in the Dutch Eredivisie. Tomasson is of Danish and Icelandic heritage. Playing either as a striker or an attacking midfielder, Tomasson is known for his positional strength and fine finishing.
Jesper Grønkjær is a Danish professional football player who currently plays for F.C. Copenhagen. A pacey winger, earlier in his career he was told that he could have been a sprinter, Grønkjær is able to play both right or left wing, but he is also able to play in the hole as supporting striker. Grønkjær has been capped 70 times for the Danish national team, scoring five goals. He played for his country at the 2002 World Cup, as well as two European Championship tournaments.
Thomas Løvendahl Sørensen (born 12 June 1976 in Fredericia) is a Danish professional football goalkeeper, who currently plays for Stoke City. He is the starting goalkeeper for the Danish national team, the successor to the legendary Peter Schmeichel, and he has played more than 80 matches for his country. He has no major honours to his name, but did start for his country at the 2002 FIFA World Cup and 2004 European Championship tournaments.
Claus William Jensen (born 29 April 1977) is a former Danish professional footballer, who played as a midfielder. Jensen played more than 40 games and scored 8 goals for the Denmark national football team, and represented Denmark at the 2002 World Cup and 2004 European Championship tournaments. He is the cousin of AaB winger Anders Due.
Peter Rosenkrands Løvenkrands (born 29 January 1980) is a Danish international footballer who plays for Newcastle United. He is a striker who can also play as a left winger. Løvenkrands began his career in Denmark before moving to Glasgow side Rangers where enjoyed a six-year successful spell. His time in Germany was less successful as he fell out of favour during his last season, the 2008-09 season, and transfered to Premier League side Newcastle United in the winter.
Preben Elkjær Larsen (born 11 September 1957), in Denmark simply referred to as Preben Elkjær, is a Danish former professional football player, who played in the striker position. He won the 1978 German Cup with 1. FC Köln and the 1985 Serie A with Italian club Hellas Verona. In 1984, Elkjær finished third and in 1985 second in the European Footballer of the Year awards.
Miklos Jon Molnar (born April 10, 1970), nicknamed "Danish Dynamite", is a Danish former professional football (soccer) player with Hungarian origins, who played as a striker for a number of Danish and foreign clubs. He was the top goalscorer of the 1989 and 1997 Danish championships, and won the 2000 MLS Cup with American team Kansas City Wizards.
Frank Arnesen (born 30 September 1956 in Copenhagen) is a Danish former football player and current Director of Football at English football club Chelsea F.C.. As a player, he most notably played with Dutch clubs Ajax Amsterdam and PSV Eindhoven, winning the 1988 European Cup with PSV. Arnesen was capped 52 times and scored 14 goals for the Danish national team, and participated in the Euro 1984 and 1986 FIFA World Cup tournaments.
Mark Agner Boecking Strudal (born April 29, 1968) is a Danish former footballer who played as a striker and scored three goals in nine games for the Danish national team. He became known for his extravagant lifestyle, but in later years he reentered the minds of the Danish public as the manager of FC Zulu.
Martin Laursen (born 26 July 1977) is a Danish former footballer who played in the centre back position. He most notably played three seasons for Italian club AC Milan, with whom he won the 2003 UEFA Champions League and the 2004 Serie A championship. He also played for Italian clubs Hellas Verona and Parma FC, and was the team captain of English club Aston Villa.
Morten Per Olsen (born August 14, 1949) is a Danish football (soccer) manager and former football player. He has been the head coach of the Danish national team since 2000, guiding Denmark to the 2002 FIFA World Cup, 2004 European Championship and 2010 FIFA World Cup. He has also managed Brøndby IF to two Danish Superliga championships and Ajax Amsterdam to the Double of the 1998 Dutch Eredivisie championship and Dutch Cup trophy.
Thomas Lund Helveg (born 24 June 1971) is a Danish professional association football player, who plays as a defensive midfielder and defender for Odense Boldklub in the Danish Superliga, with whom he won the 1989 Danish championship. The most prominent period of his career was five years with Italian club AC Milan, with whom he won the 1999 Serie A championship and 2003 UEFA Champions League tournament.
Henrik Pedersen (born June 10, 1975) is a versatile Danish professional footballer, who prefers to play as a Forward. He currently plays for his hometown club Silkeborg IF, having left Hull City by mutual consent for family reasons. He has played three games for the Danish national team.
Ebbe Sand (born July 19, 1972) is a Danish former professional footballer who most notably played as a striker for FC Schalke 04 in Germany. He was the German Bundesliga top scorer in 2001, and he won the German Cup in 2001 and 2002 with Schalke.
Peter Skov-Jensen (born June 9, 1971) is a Danish former professional football player who was a goalkeeper. He among others played for the German club VfL Bochum in the Bundesliga championship. He is now training the goalkeepers at BK Avarta. Skov-Jensen has played four games for the Danish national football team, and was part of the Danish squad at the 2004 European Championship.
Stephan Maigaard Andersen (born November 26, 1981) is a Danish professional football player, who plays as a goalkeeper for Brøndby IF in the Danish Superliga. Andersen is also playing for the Denmark national football team and was chosen to represent his country at the 2004 European Championship.
Per Billeskov Krøldrup (born 31 July 1979 in Farsø) is a Danish professional football player who plays as a central defender for Italian club ACF Fiorentina in the Serie A championship. Krøldrup has played 27 games for the Denmark national football team, and he was part of the Danish squad for the 2004 European Championship.