was one of the founding fathers of FIFA and spent the first few decades earning lukewarm plaudits on the international stage. The 1960s saw a steady improvement in their fortunes and, in 1986, they made it to their first World Cup final competition, making repeat appearances in 1998 and 2002. Denmark
have graced the European championships no fewer than seven times. The climax came with championship glory in Sweden in 1992 and, ever since, Denmark
have been known as "Danish dynamite". The twelve clubs in the Danish league are a constant source of young players who make their mark in top clubs. The Laudrup brothers are only two of many famous names, not to mention legendary goalkeeper Schmeichel.