Famous Danish Football Players

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Kasper Schmeichel
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Kasper Schmeichel
15
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 2 
Peter Schmeichel
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Peter Schmeichel
28
Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 3 
Brian Laudrup
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Winger / Midfielder)
Brian Laudrup
10
Birthdate: February 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 4 
Andreas Christensen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Andreas Christensen
7
Birthdate: April 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lillerød, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Christian Eriksen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Christian Eriksen
17
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.
 6 
Michael Laudrup
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time.)
Michael Laudrup
8
Birthdate: June 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Simon Kjær
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Simon Kjær
5
Birthdate: March 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Horsens, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 8 
Yussuf Poulsen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Yussuf Poulsen
9
Birthdate: June 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 9 
Kasper Dolberg
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Kasper Dolberg
6
Birthdate: October 6, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Silkeborg, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 10 
Nicklas Bendtner
(Danish Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Forward)
Nicklas Bendtner
22
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.

 11 
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Central Midfielder)
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
2
Birthdate: August 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Daniel Agger
(Danish Professional Football Coach and Former Player)
Daniel Agger
5
Birthdate: December 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hvidovre, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 13 
Jon Dahl Tomasson
(Danish Football Manager and Former Player)
Jon Dahl Tomasson
5
Birthdate: August 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Thomas Delaney
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
Thomas Delaney
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Thomas Gravesen
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Thomas Gravesen
5
Birthdate: March 11, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Anders Lindegaard
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Anders Lindegaard
8
Birthdate: April 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 17 
Emre Mor
(Turkish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Emre Mor
8
Birthdate: July 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brønshøj, Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 18 
Nadia Nadim
(One of the Greatest Afghan Footballers of All Time)
Nadia Nadim
6
Birthdate: January 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Herat, Afghanistan
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
Lasse Schöne
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder or Winger)
Lasse Schöne
6
Birthdate: May 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glostrup, Denmark
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Viktor Fischer
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder / Winger)
Viktor Fischer
7
Birthdate: June 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 21 
Pernille Harder
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Pernille Harder
3
Birthdate: November 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ikast, Denmark
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 22 
Daniel Wass
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder and Full-Back)
Daniel Wass
4
Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gladsaxe Municipality
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Mathias Jørgensen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Mathias Jørgensen
4
Birthdate: April 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 24 
Winston Reid
(New Zealand Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Winston Reid
5
Birthdate: July 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Shore, New Zealand

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.

 25 
Pione Sisto
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left Winger)
Pione Sisto
4
Birthdate: February 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kampala, Uganda
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 26 
Louise Eriksen
(Danish Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Louise Eriksen
7
Birthdate: September 11, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolding, Denmark
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 27 
Jesper Grønkjær
(Danish Former Professional Footballer)
Jesper Grønkjær
2
Birthdate: August 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godthåb, Greenland
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Thomas Sørensen
(Retired Danish Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Thomas Sørensen
3
Birthdate: June 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fredericia, Denmark
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 29 
Philip Billing
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Philip Billing
1
Birthdate: June 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 30 
Allan Simonsen
(Danish Former Football Forward and Manager)
Allan Simonsen
0
Birthdate: December 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vejle, Denmark
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 31 
Jannik Vestergaard
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre Back)
Jannik Vestergaard
1
Birthdate: August 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hvidovre, Denmark
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 32 
Christian Poulsen
(Danish Former Footballer)
Christian Poulsen
3
Birthdate: February 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Asnæs, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
Nicolai Jørgensen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Nicolai Jørgensen
5
Birthdate: January 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ballerup, Denmark
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 34 
Jonas Lössl
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Jonas Lössl
2
Birthdate: February 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kolding, Denmark
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 35 
Morten Olsen
(Danish Football Manager and Former Player)
Morten Olsen
4
Birthdate: August 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vordingborg, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 36 
Jesper Olsen
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Left Winger)
Jesper Olsen
2
Birthdate: March 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Faxe, Denmark
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 37 
Dennis Rommedahl
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Right Winger)
Dennis Rommedahl
5
Birthdate: July 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bispebjerg, Denmark
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 38 
Alexander Bah
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right-Back)
Alexander Bah
1
Birthdate: December 9, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Årslev, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Kevin Ray Mendoza
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Kevin Ray Mendoza
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Herning, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 40 
Riza Durmisi
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back)
Riza Durmisi
2
Birthdate: January 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ishøj, Denmark
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 41 
Victor Nelsson
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre Back)
Victor Nelsson
1
Birthdate: October 14, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hornbæk, Denmark
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 42 
William Kvist
(Danish Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
William Kvist
4
Birthdate: February 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rønde, Denmark
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 43 
Harald Bohr
(Danish Mathematician and Footballer)
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.

 44 
Lars Jacobsen
(Danish Professional Footballer Who Played as a Right Back)
Lars Jacobsen
1
Birthdate: September 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 45 
Bo Svensson
(Danish Professional Football Coach and a Former Defender)
Bo Svensson
1
Birthdate: August 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skørping, Denmark
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 46 
Stephan Andersen
(Danish Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Stephan Andersen
2
Birthdate: November 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 47 
Simon Busk Poulsen
(Danish Retired Professional Footballer Who Played as a Left-Back)
Simon Busk Poulsen
2
Birthdate: October 7, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sønderborg, Denmark
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 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
(Egyptian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Winger)
Alexander Jakobsen
3
Birthdate: March 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hvidovre, Denmark
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 50 
Andreas Bjelland
(Danish-Norwegian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Andreas Bjelland
1
Birthdate: July 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fredensborg, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)