Denmark’s performance at the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia was impressive. Although they were evicted at the Round of 16 stage, it took eventual runners-up, Croatia 120 minutes and penalty shootout, to crack a resolute Danish side.
Plenty rested on the shoulders of Christian Eriksen. The 26-year-old playmaker is coming into his prime on the football field – here are some cool facts about the Spurs midfielder.
1. Trials galore
During his youth career with Odense Boldklub, Eriksen had trials with clubs like Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, AC Milan, Manchester United, and Chelsea.
But the teenager chose to join Ajax, instead, saying, “My first step should not be too big.
“I knew that playing in the Netherlands would be very good for my development. Then Ajax arrived and that was a fantastic option.”
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