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Annoncørbetalt content: the Ultimate list: the 10 most surprising championships in fodboldhistorien

In the course of the coming months to leagues and tournaments all over the world to find its winner. From the Danish League to the English Premier League and th

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Annoncørbetalt content: the Ultimate list: the 10 most surprising championships in fodboldhistorien

In the course of the coming months to leagues and tournaments all over the world to find its winner. From the Danish League to the English Premier League and the world's best international club competition, the Champions League. Also the new landsholdsturnering Nations League to be named its first winner.

the Odds will once again some lucky people on the World's Best Fodboldrejse, where, on one weekend sees three matches from three of Europe's biggest leagues - you have the track of your football, you can even win a place on the trip by taking the quiz at the bottom of the article.

across both the club and national team, there have been some amazing and wildly surprising triumphs, where an underdog team is come from the rear wheel and ripped off the big favorites.

Extra Magazine, in collaboration with the Odds looking at some of the most astonishing matches in football history – and here Denmark is represented by both the players, club teams and national teams. The list is not ranked - but you can maybe guess a few of them in advance?

This here is obviously not to go around. Denmark had not even qualified for the european championship finals in Sweden in 1992, but came after Fry-up.

The Danish boys grip in the degree chance and beat the air out by, among others, France and the Netherlands, in Germany awaited in the final. At Nya Ullevi completed Richard Møller Nielsen's troops, the wild EM mission. The first hit John ‘Faxe’ Jensen straight in the ass, and Kim Vilfort secured the victory with his scoring to 2-0 in one of the biggest surprises in the europamesterskabernes history. the
See the highlights from the legendary victory. the
John Sivebæk, Lars Olsen and Flemming Pouvlsen celebrating the european championship triumph in 1992. Photo: Lars Poulsen


Blackburn had not won the English championship in 82 years, when, in 1995, finally regained the trophy. Two of the English league's greatest legends, led the team toward triumph.

Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish was manager, while the all-time top scorer in English football, Allan Shearer, also was the top scorer in the Premier League the season where Blackburn surprised everything and everyone in the footballing country. They were certainly connected as the number two the year before, but Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United had dominated English football since the Premier League was established in 1992.

'The red devils' finished also in second place, just one single point after Blackburn, in one of the most unusual seasons in the best English variety.
See the jubilant Blackburn players and manager Kenny Dalglish celebrate the championship after the slutfløjt in the season's last game in 1995.


The most surprising Danish championship in history is a suitable candidate for this list.

multiple nations around the world had not even tried to win the medals, before they suddenly blew the League backwards and won in the 1999/2000 season. John ‘Faxe’ Jensen was in charge of the sensationsholdet, who won with a measly two points down to Brøndby, who otherwise had dominated the League through much of the 1990s. Multiple nations around the world however came quickly down on the ground again.

Already the year after a championship and advanced to the final namely out of the League. Neither before nor since has a Danish team tried to advance down the year after, it won the best Danish superliga.


One of the biggest surprises on this side of the millennium was Leicester City in 2016. Out of nowhere they went all the way to triumph, and won the English championship.

the Season prior they were close to relegation, but led by Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, N'Golo Kanté and Danish Kasper Schmeichel went to Leicester from victory to victory through large parts of the season 2015/2016. Everyone was waiting for, that luck would turn, but it never happened. Therefore, could Leicester with two rounds left of the season let took the throne as a crazy surprising English champion for the first and only time in the club's history.
You see the whole history of Leicester's wild season here. the
Kasper Schmeichel was a safe last redoubt of Leicester's championship season. Here, in a Champions League match against FC Copenhagen in 2016. Photo: Lars Poulsen


the Champions League final in 2004 was in itself a big surprise. There was none of the traditional large groups in the finals, and instead stood between FC Porto and Monaco. Regardless of the winner would be the Champions League get a surprise winner this year. But in Porto, they had in addition to future stars such as Ricardo Carvalho, Maniche and Deco one of the largest trænertalenter in the world.

José Mourinho broke through on the big trænerscene to lead Porto all the way to the Champions League triumph with a victory of 3-0 over Monaco in the final, where Danish Kim Milton Nielsen, incidentally, was a judge.
You can see the highlights from FC Porto and José Mourinhos triumph here.


Liverpool were far from former greatness, when, in 2005, delivered one of the most impressive performances in the Champions League.

the Team had not won the finest european club competition since 1984, but got the chance again, as they met the Italian AC Milan in the final. The italians were the clear favorites and started with players like Maldini, Staam, Pirlo, Seedorf and Gattuso on the pitch. And the square on this list can also be attributed to the heat flow, as Liverpool gave one of the largest and most impressive comebacks in history.

Behind 3-0 at the break turned the match completely on its head in the second half and got the match in extra-time and penalty kicks. Here was Liverpool's best to keep a cool head and could, therefore, raise the trophy with the big ears in triumph after a on all ways surprising victory. the
See the highlights from the wild finale.


Since 1929, there have only been nine different Spanish club, and, not surprisingly, has storklubberne Real Madrid and FC Barcelona, with the distance taken the championship the most times. But in 2000 was multiple nations around the world are not the only ones to obtain a sensational championship. It was the same year that Deportivo de La Coruña took the fuse for the favourites and won his first and so far only championship.

It was a welcome revenge for the disappointment of six years in the past, when Deportivo de La Coruña threw the championship in the last round of the game. FC Barcelona was relegated to second place, while Real Madrid were right down at an unusual fifth place in the wild year 2000.
See the team's last game of the season and the wild celebration of the triumph.


big clubs as Juventus, AC Milan and Inter Milan have traditionally been heavy on the throne in Italy, but in 1985 was one of the greatest surprises in Italian football history – and it had a Danish legend in one of the lead roles.

Preben Elkjaer was one of the most dynamic forces in the team, as Hellas Verona shocked Italy and the world by fooling the traditional big clubs and take one of the most amazing championships ever in one of the big european leagues.
See the targets from Verona guldsæson here.

The Danish landsholdslegende Preben Elkjaer was a great profile in Hellas Verona. Photo: BUSES.

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just Like with Denmark in 1992, had absolutely no written Greece on the list of favorites for the european championship finals in 2004. But after the advancement in the group stage, they won over both France and the Czech republic on the road to the finals - the latter had beaten Denmark in the quarter-finals.

In the final was Greece facing Portugal, led by a young Cristiano Ronaldo dreamed to take EM-the gold on home soil. But Greece kept hjemmebanefavoritten from the dish and won with 1-0. The adult greeks created a slutrundesensation, not seen since the Danish triumph at euro 1992 – and which, incidentally, has not been seen since.
Here are the highlights from Greece choksejr over Portugal in the final.


This is being viewed by some as the biggest surprise in the fodboldhistorien, and the fight has even got its own name: the Maracanazo.

Brazil was storfavoritter to the WORLD cup finals on home soil in 1950. At that time there was not a finale, as we know it today, but instead a group stage, where the winner was named champion of the world. In the last match against Uruguay could Brazil be content with a draw, while Uruguay were beaten to victory. Of 200,000 ecstatic fans at the legendary Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro tried to cheer their heroes to victory. But in spite of the sovereign brasilianeres tremendous support was Uruguay against pressure and won 2-1 to the world's football fans big surprise.
Here you can see the highlights from the history of perhaps the greatest WORLD cup surprise.

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What is the World's Best Fodboldrejse? It is the ultimate fodboldoplevelse for life! In three days you will experience: three matches from Europe's greatest leagues. You will depart together with other passionate football fans and old fodboldlegender. The odds will, of course, to make sure NO one is missing anything on the trip - all will be pampered from start to finish.

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