Why the 80s Denmark football side is the world’s great cult team – Telegraph.co.uk

The team was an unusual mixture of superstars and blue-collar workers who ran
what the defender Soren Busk called the “sour metres”. The indefatigable
midfield players Jens Jorn Bertelsen and Klaus Berggreen – who was Denmark’s
unofficial cross-country champion at 14 – carried water so that people like
Elkjaer and Laudrup could walk on it. The excellence of the two central
defenders, the amiable bouncers Ivan Nielsen and Busk, and the sweeper
Morten Olsen – who was the manager on the field in the 1980s and later
became Denmark manager – allowed the team to play such an attacking style.

Yet the football was only part of the appeal. Their groundbreaking
Hummel kit
is among the most iconic in any Wo…

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