A Danish hero

MY Father did not like football, he saw it as over-rated and over-hyped. But in 1992, just a few months before he retired from his job as a social club manager, he joined in the celebrations when Denmark became European champions. On the night that Denmark beat Germany 2-0 in the Euro 1992 final, he donned a huge Viking helmet and a red tie. He sang, “We are the champions”, which left his friends and colleagues somewhat bemused. For a brief moment, he was a Danish football fan. It was hard to believe, indeed the Danes themselves didn’t quite understand … Continue reading A Danish hero