Nicklas Bendtner (born 16 January 1988) is a Danish footballer who plays for German Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg and the Denmark national team. His preferred position is centre forward, but he has also played on the right side of attack, and possesses a powerful header.
Daniel Munthe Agger (born 12 December 1984) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a defender for Brøndby IF and captains the Denmark national team. Agger has been described as "a fine reader of the game, comfortable on the ball and blessed with a ferocious shot."
Allan Rodenkam Simonsen (born 15 December 1952) is a former Danish footballer and manager. He most prominently played for German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach, winning the 1975 and 1979 UEFA Cups, as well as for Barcelona from Spain, winning the 1982 Cup Winners' Cup. Simonsen is the only footballer to have scored in the European Cup, UEFA Cup, and Cup Winners' Cup finals. Simonsen was named 1977 European Footballer of the Year.
Peter Bolesław Schmeichel MBE (born 18 November 1963) is a retired Danish professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and was voted the IFFHS 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, and for winning UEFA Euro 1992 with Denmark. He is one of the most decorated goalkeepers and footballers of all time, having won 23 major titles in his club career.
Søren Lerby (born 1 February 1958) is a Danish former football player, manager, and licensed agent. As a player, he spent the bulk of his career in Dutch football, winning five Eredivisie championships with Ajax Amsterdam as well as the 1988 European Cup and two further Eredivise titles with PSV Eindhoven. He also won two Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich, and played one season for AS Monaco in France. He played 67 matches for the Denmark national football team from 1978 to 1989, and represented Denmark at the 1986 FIFA World Cup and two European Championship tournaments. He is now the agent of SSC Napoli winger Dries Mertens.
Christian Dannemann Eriksen (born 14 February 1992) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for English club Tottenham Hotspur 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.
Michael Laudrup (born 15 June 1964) is a retired Danish footballer and former manager of Qatar Stars League club Lekhwiya. He is the older brother of fellow retired footballer Brian Laudrup.
Anders Rozenkrantz Lindegaard (born 13 April 1984) is a Danish footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for West Bromwich Albion. He initially came through the ranks of his hometown club, Odense Boldklub, but left due to a lack of first-team opportunities. He got his senior breakthrough winning the 2009 Norwegian Football Cup with Aalesund. He was named 2010 Goalkeeper of the Year in both Denmark and Norway.
Helge Christian Bronée (28 March 1922, Nybølle — 3 June 1999, Dronningmølle) was a Danish footballer who played four games for the amateur Denmark national football team. He moved abroad in 1948 to play professionally for French club FC Nancy, as well as Italian clubs Palermo, AS Roma, Juventus, and Novara. Adverse to any form of discipline, he was known as the playboy of European football.
Brian Laudrup (born 22 February 1969) is a Danish former football player and current football commentator, pundit and analyst on TV3+. Along with former international goalkeeper Lars Høgh, Laudrup manages a football academy for marginalized youth.
Preben Elkjær Larsen (born 11 September 1957) is a retired Danish professional footballer who played as a striker.
Mathias "Zanka" Jattah-Njie Jørgensen (born 23 April 1990) is a Danish footballer who plays as a centre back for Danish Superliga club FC Copenhagen.
Richard Møller Nielsen (19 August 1937 – 13 February 2014), nicknamed Ricardo, was a Danish football player and manager. His greatest triumph came when he coached the Danish national football team that won the 1992 European Championship (Euro 1992) tournament. In 1995, he was knighted as Knight 1st Degree of the Order of the Dannebrog. He is the father of Tommy Møller Nielsen.
Bent Christensen Arensøe, formerly known as Bent René Christensen, (born January 4, 1967) is a Danish former professional football (soccer) player who is the manager of the Danish national under-19 football team since 2013.
Leon Jessen (born 11 June 1986 in Brande) is a Danish football defender who currently plays for Esbjerg fB.
Kasper Peter Schmeichel (born 5 November 1986) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Leicester City and the Denmark national team. He is the son of former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel.
Niels-Christian Holmstrøm (born 23 February 1947) is a Danish former football player, manager, chief consultant in Team Danmark and sports director of Danish football club F.C. Copenhagen. Currently he is the chairman of Kjøbenhavns Boldklub and a "special consultant" for F.C. Copenhagen.
Kim Piitala Christofte (born 24 August 1960 in Copenhagen) is a former Danish professional footballer, who was part of the Denmark national football team that won the 1992 European Championship. Considered an elegant sweeper, left back or midfielder, his technique allowed him a nonchalant playing style.
Jon Dahl Tomasson (born 29 August 1976 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish football manager and former player, who is currently is working for Vitesse as assistant manager. Tomasson is of Danish, Finnish and Icelandic heritage and was known for his positional strength and fine finishing. His most notable run of football came in his first stint at Feyenoord, with whom he won the 2002 UEFA Cup, and Italian club Milan, with whom he won the 2003 UEFA Champions League and reached the final in 2005. He was also honoured with the Danish Player of the Year award in both 2002 and 2004.
Dennis Rommedahl (born 22 July 1978) is a Danish former footballer, who played as a right winger. He played 126 matches and scored 21 goals for Denmark, currently his country's second most capped national player. Rommedahl was selected for the Danish squads at the 2002 World Cup, Euro 2004, the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012. He was nominated for Danish Footballer of the Year in 2007, though he later won the award in 2010.
Harald Ingemann Nielsen (26 October 1941 – 11 August 2015) was a Danish footballer. He played professionally for Italian club Bologna F.C. where he was the league top scorer (capocannoniere) in Bologna's 1964 Serie A championship winning season. Harald Nielsen played 14 games for the Denmark national football team in 1959 and 1960, scoring 15 goals, and he was known as Guld-Harald (Gold-Harald). He was a football entrepreneur having continuously worked for the professionalization of both the Danish national team and the national league.
Jan Mølby (born 4 July 1963) is a Danish former professional footballer, and manager.
Jesper Grønkjær (born 12 August 1977 in Nuuk, Greenland) is a former Danish professional football player.
Bent Løfqvist-Hansen (born 26 February 1936) is a Danish former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a striker.
Simon Thorup Kjær (born 26 March 1989) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Turkish club Fenerbahçe and the Denmark national team.