The Wheel of Sport


Euro '92: The Danish Fairytale

In a remarkable turn of events the Danish national football team found themselves in a major tournament they didn't even qualify for. The eight teams in the competition reflected the dynamic national and political situation in a continent adjusting in a post-Soviet era. This is the story of how a group of Danes grabbed an opportunity to write themselves in footballing history and managed to defeat some of Europe's greatest ever teams on the way.