Martin Braithwaite celebrates a goal with his mates of Denmark

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Braithwaite To his selection: "we Are vikingos and are not here for being, are to conquer"

Published:27/06/2021 - 19:47h

Updated:27/06/2021 - 19:58h

Martin Braithwaite marked the goal that sealed this Saturday the goleada of Denmark in front of Wales to classify to quarter-finals of the Eurocopa

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Twenty-nine years have passed of the most glorious days for the football of Denmark, when it won sorpresivamente his only title. This Saturday, the combined Danish lived another 26 June unforgettable with the goleada in front of the selection of Wales, that sufficed to seal his ticket to the quarter-finals of the Eurocopa 2020.

The 'Red Dynamite' did not happen a corresponding crossing to a final phase since in 1998 attained to dismiss to Nigeria in the Glass of the World in France. And it attained it in the same date in that it had topped in Europe after defeating to the powerful selection of Germany (2-0) in the stadium Nya Ullevi of Gotemburgo.

"We are vikingos and are not here for being, are to conquer. Today it was Amsterdam, the next time will be Bakú", aseveró through the public television "DR" the forward of the FC Barcelona Martin Braithwaite, the one who stood out the power of his combined national, that has redone of the loss of his maximum star, Christian Eriksen, because of a cardiac problem.

They have been eight the goals that has marked Denmark in the last two commitments in front of Russia (4-1) and Wales (4-0), after the defeats in front of Finland and Belgium, results that left to the team to the edge of the elimination, but of which raised with strength to reach the quarter-finals of the competition.

In the impressive resurrection of Denmark, a lot has had to see Kasper Hjulmand, a technician that has showed big capacity to keep the unit of the team and a lot of tactical flexibility. The Danish technician, admirer of Pep Guardiola but also of Diego Simeone, account besides with other external helps.

Superstition

Afterwards of the party in front of Russia, the seleccionador luce in his left hand a modest bangle with a small ball of silver in memory of Eriksen, to the one who the players have very present of continuous way with his gestures and statements. Likewise, after conquering the victory in front of Wales, Hjulmand revealed a cábala unknown, related with the black jumper that carried in the party.

"I do all what can not to be superstitious, but carried this jumper the day that win to England in Wembley (in the League of Nations), in Austria (0-4, split of classification) and against Russia. Then I thought: 'Fuck, go it to me to put again'", said. As they revealed the images of television, to the jumper has gone out him a hole under the armpit., but this does not seem to mean a greater problem for Hjulmand: "it Goes to have that sew it before leaving to Bakú. I do not think that it go it to me to take out".

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