HERNING, denmark (Ekstra Bladet): Ecstatic joy, and a redemption of the great. The Danish WORLD cup-men are the world champions for the first time in history, and so even after the big win over Norway at 31-22.
The Danish fans have had great support in the tournament at home in Herning. The atmosphere and the awesome ståtribune, which is called the 'The Red Wall', coming Nikolaj Markussen to miss. It said a delighted Nikolaj Markussen to Ekstra Bladet.
He had in the festive occasion a beers in hand in the mixed zone.
- 'The Red Wall' is completely mad, and I get damned hard to miss. It is a pleasure to be carried along on the way. It is a little hard not to get goosebumps when nationalmelodien running, and so many sing. It sounds absolutely crazy, says Nikolaj Markussen.
Markussen could see most of the finals from the bench and see the 'The Red Wall' unfold. The last four-five minutes came the 211 centimetre on the pitch in the WORLD cup final. It was personally great for Markussen, who has stood in the shadow of the WORLD cup-the tournament's best player, Mikkel Hansen.
- It was lovely to feel the breeze, and then it was just a party away, " says Markussen.
- Have you grasped that you have written håndboldhistorie?
- No, it will be enough only for a few days. Right now, you try just to enjoy what is around one, and then wake up well and are aware of what is happening.
Denmark was in control most of the final against the norwegians. Markussen praises the Danish starting formation for their high level.
- I think that the people that start inside finals, and also against France, they show just top class. There are very, very few mistakes, when we come thundering off. Defence I think that we have done a great many things well and give Niklas (Landin, ed.) some amazing working conditions, and shuts down completely in periods, " says Markussen.
Now the Danish håndboldherrer partying.
- How should the victory be celebrated?
- Long, and then we shall see. I have no idea what needs to be done now.
Denmark has previously won the WORLD championships three times but has never been at the top of the podium which is now in 2019.
Handball - 27. jan. 2019 - at. 18:58 of Denmark wins the WORLD cup-gold - heart-Norway!
Handball - 27. jan. 2019 - at. 20:01 the Norwegians surrender: Mareritt, udklassering, collapse
Handball - 27. jan. 2019 - at. 19:19 Nicholas got his gold: - I am just whining
Handball - 27. jan. 2019 - at. 19:11 Lays down flat - top marks to the whole guldbanden
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