Denmark 1986 home jersey – retro

The World Cup 1986 in Mexico was remembered for the antics of Diego Maradona more than anything else. However, a side story to the main narrative was the Danish Dynamite taking the world by storm before crashing out in a crushing defeat to Spain. The Hummel shirts worn during the tournament have become legendary regardless.

The official printing at the time would only include back number but no name and no front number. Thus the image below is not 100% true to history. But the player featured was indeed an important of the 1986 team.

Elkjaer-Larsen as he was known in Italy was the prolific striker netting 4-5 times in Mexico and ending among the topscorers of the tournament not far behind Gary Lineker.