Famous Danish Football Players

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 1 
Peter Schmeichel
(Football player)
Peter Schmeichel
19
Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark
 2 
Christian Eriksen
(Football Player)
Christian Eriksen
20
Birthdate: February 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Middelfart, Denmark
Five-time Danish Football Player of the Year Christian Eriksen has gained fame as a Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, and now plays for Inter Milan. He has been Hotspur’s Player of the Year twice and became the only player apart from Beckham to score 10+ assists in four successive Premier League seasons.
 3 
Kasper Schmeichel
(Footballer)
Kasper Schmeichel
9
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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 4 
Michael Laudrup
(Footballer)
Michael Laudrup
7
Birthdate: June 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
 5 
Brian Laudrup
(Football player)
Brian Laudrup
8
Birthdate: February 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
 6 
Andreas Christensen
(Danish footballer)
Andreas Christensen
4
Birthdate: April 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lillerød, Denmark
 7 
Simon Kjær
(Footballer)
Simon Kjær
4
Birthdate: March 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Horsens
 8 
Kasper Dolberg
(Danish footballer)
Kasper Dolberg
6
Birthdate: October 6, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Silkeborg
 9 
Nicklas Bendtner
(Danish Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Forward)
Nicklas Bendtner
19
Birthdate: January 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Nicklas Bendtner is a Danish football player. A tall and physically strong player, Nicklas Bendtner possesses a powerful header, which he often uses to good effect. Throughout the course of his career, he has played for popular teams like Arsenal Football Club and Juventus Football Club. He also represented his national team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

 10 
Emre Mor
(Footballer winger or a forward)
Emre Mor
7
Birthdate: July 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brønshøj, Copenhagen, Denmark
 11 
Yussuf Poulsen
(Football player Striker)
Yussuf Poulsen
7
Birthdate: June 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 12 
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
(Football player - Midfielder)
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
0
Birthdate: August 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 13 
Daniel Agger
(Danish footballer)
Daniel Agger
5
Birthdate: December 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hvidovre
 14 
Jon Dahl Tomasson
(Former Footballer forward)
Jon Dahl Tomasson
5
Birthdate: August 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 15 
Thomas Gravesen
(Footballer)
Thomas Gravesen
5
Birthdate: March 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vejle
 16 
Anders Lindegaard
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Anders Lindegaard
7
Birthdate: April 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
 17 
Thomas Delaney
(Footballer defensive midfielder)
Thomas Delaney
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
 18 
Nadia Nadim
(Association football player)
Nadia Nadim
5
Birthdate: January 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan
 19 
Winston Reid
(Association football player)
Winston Reid
5
Birthdate: July 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Shore

Winston Reid is a New Zealand football player and the current captain of the national football team. In 2011 and 2014, he was adjudged New Zealand Footballer of the Year. Apart from playing for his national team, Winston Reid has also represented popular clubs like West Ham United and Sporting Kansas City.

 20 
Pione Sisto
(Football wingers)
Pione Sisto
4
Birthdate: February 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
 21 
Lasse Schöne
(Footballer midfielder or winger)
Lasse Schöne
6
Birthdate: May 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glostrup, Denmark
 22 
Viktor Fischer
(Footballer)
Viktor Fischer
7
Birthdate: June 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aarhus
 23 
Pernille Harder
(Football Player)
Pernille Harder
3
Birthdate: November 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ikast, Denmark
 24 
Daniel Wass
(Danish footballer)
Daniel Wass
4
Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality
 25 
Louise Eriksen
(Football player)
Louise Eriksen
7
Birthdate: September 11, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolding, Denmark
 26 
Nicolai Jørgensen
(Danish footballer)
Nicolai Jørgensen
5
Birthdate: January 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ballerup
 27 
Jesper Grønkjær
(Former Footballer winger)
Jesper Grønkjær
2
Birthdate: August 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godthåb, Greenland
 28 
Jannik Vestergaard
(Footballer centre back)
Jannik Vestergaard
1
Birthdate: August 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hvidovre, Denmark
 29 
Thomas Sørensen
(Footballer)
Thomas Sørensen
3
Birthdate: June 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fredericia
 30 
Mathias Jørgensen
(Footballer centre back)
Mathias Jørgensen
3
Birthdate: April 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 31 
Philip Billing
(Footballer central midfielder)
Philip Billing
1
Birthdate: June 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 32 
Christian Poulsen
(Danish footballer)
Christian Poulsen
2
Birthdate: February 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Asnæs
 33 
Allan Simonsen
(Football player)
Allan Simonsen
2
Birthdate: December 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
 34 
Jonas Lössl
(Football goalkeeper)
Jonas Lössl
2
Birthdate: February 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kolding, Denmark
 35 
Morten Olsen
(Football Manager)
Morten Olsen
4
Birthdate: August 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vordingborg, Denmark
 36 
Dennis Rommedahl
(Football player - Right winger)
Dennis Rommedahl
4
Birthdate: July 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bispebjerg, Denmark
 37 
Jesper Olsen
(Football player)
Jesper Olsen
2
Birthdate: March 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Faxe, Denmark
 38 
Kevin Ray Mendoza
(Football player - Goalkeeper)
Kevin Ray Mendoza
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Herning, Denmark
 39 
Hjalte Froholdt
(Football player)
Hjalte Froholdt
4
Birthdate: August 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Svendborg, Denmark
 40 
Riza Durmisi
(Footballer left-back)
Riza Durmisi
2
Birthdate: January 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ishøj, Denmark
 41 
William Kvist
(Footballer)
William Kvist
3
Birthdate: February 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rønde
 42 
Alexander Bah
(Footballer right-back)
Alexander Bah
1
Birthdate: December 9, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Årslev, Denmark
 43 
Lars Jacobsen
(Danish footballer)
Lars Jacobsen
1
Birthdate: September 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Odense
 44 
Harald Bohr
(Danish Mathematician and Footballer Known for Founding the Field of 'Almost Periodic Functions')
Harald Bohr
2
Birthdate: April 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: January 22, 1951

Not only was Harald Bohr the younger brother of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Niels Bohr, but he was also a renowned mathematician in his own right. He is remembered for his research on periodic functions. Interestingly, he was also part of the silver-winning Danish football team at the 1908 London Olympics.

 45 
Stephan Andersen
(Football player)
Stephan Andersen
2
Birthdate: November 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen
 46 
Bo Svensson
(Football - Defender for Denmark)
Bo Svensson
1
Birthdate: August 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skørping, Denmark
 47 
Simon Busk Poulsen
(Former Footballer left-back)
Simon Busk Poulsen
2
Birthdate: October 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sønderborg, Denmark
 48 
Edigeison Gomes
(Bissau-Guinean Football Centre-Back)
Edigeison Gomes
2
Birthdate: November 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Bissau-Guinean professional football centre-back Edigerson Gomes began his senior club-career with Herlev IF and then represented other clubs including HB Køge. His second stint with the latter was cut-short after his contract with the club was terminated by mutual agreement in early 2022. He represented Denmark Olympic during 2016 Summer Olympics and is currently part of the Guinea-Bissau national team.

 49 
Alexander Jakobsen
(Football player - Winger)
Alexander Jakobsen
3
Birthdate: March 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hvidovre, Denmark
 50 
Victor Nelsson
(Footballer centre back)
Victor Nelsson
1
Birthdate: October 14, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hornbæk, Denmark