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The Denmark national football team (Danish: Danmarks fodboldlandshold) represents Denmark in association football and is controlled by the Danish Football Association (DBU), the governing body for the football clubs which are organized under DBU. Denmark’s home ground is Telia Parken in the Østerbro district of Copenhagen, and their head coach is Åge Hareide.

Denmark were the winners of the Football at the 1906 Intercalated Games and silver medalists at the 1908 and 1912 Olympics. However, as amateurs who prohibited their internationals from becoming professionals at foreign clubs, Denmark did not qualify for the World Cup until 1986, although they won another Olympic silver in 1960.

Since 1983, the team has continuously been visible as a solidly competitive side, with the triumph in the 1992 European Championship in Sweden as its most prominent victory, defeating defending champions the Netherlands in the semi-final and Germany in the final. They also managed to win the 1995 FIFA Confederations Cup, defeating Argentina in the final. Their best FIFA World Cup result was achieved in 1998, where they narrowly lost 3–2 in a quarter-final against Brazil.

2016–present
New coach Åge Hareide guided Denmark to 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification with a second-placed finish in their group (behind Poland), then winning the play-off against the Republic of Ireland with a notable 5–1 win at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.

Honours Major titles
UEFA European Championship
Winners (1): 1992
Semi-final (1): 1984
Fourth place (1): 1964

FIFA Confederations Cup
Winners (1): 1995

Football at the Summer Olympics
Silver (3): 1908, 1912, 1960
Bronze (1): 1948

Artemio Franchi Trophy
Runner-up (1): 1993

Intercalated Olympic Games
Winners (1): 1906

World Team of the Year
Winners (1): 1992

Nordic Football Championship
Winners (3): 1924–28, 1978–80, 1981–83
Runner-up (7): 1933–36, 1937–47, 1948–51, 1960–63, 1964–67, 1968–71, 1972–77
Third place (4): 1929–32, 1952–55, 1956–59, 2000–01

Carlsberg Cup
Winners (2): 1994, 2006
Third place (1): 2003

King’s Cup
Winners (1): 2010
Runner-up (1): 1996

FIFA World Cup 2018

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Leagues
2018 FIFA World Cup
Seasons
2018