last interviews, namely with the Extra Magazine, he said that he was not afraid of death.
’But I'm not afraid to die. Fortunately, I know how I should tackle death’.
Hopefully he was right, for now, Peter Mikkelsen slept in. Too early. Torn away by a melanoma that had spread to metastasis in the brain after prolonged illness.
was the man who in all ways set the standard for Danish referees and showed us all that even if you come from a small country, so you can easily become the world's best.
It was Peter Mikkelsen not less than two times, namely when he was named as the world's best judge in both 1991 and 1993 – just as he in 1997 was voted the decade best judge.
in the WORLD cup in 1990 and 1994, where he was the favorite to judging the final, but was beaten at the finish line of the Hungarian Sandor Puhl, was to make him known and respected throughout the world.
Also EM-in the final stages of the european championships in 1992 and 1996 had Peter Mikkelsen as the judge.
Sport and the Game Now goes it loose: 34 good advice to your League-the band's management instigated
the Football Hall of Fame has so far recorded some judges, but here is the chance.
paved the way for the strip of proficient judges as Claus Bo Larsen, Kim Milton and Kenn Hansen, who all represented the Danish colours in the black suit, but none of them achieved the same international reputation and respect as Peter Mikkelsen.
Therefore, it would be an appropriate honor – also to the judiciary – to have recorded Peter Mikkelsen in the Footballing Hall of Fame. Hereby passed on, DBU.
football's most reviled element, but Peter Mikkelsen showed with the reserves of energy and humour is a Danish way to control the big matches – and even Preben Elkjaer surely must admit that they also belong in the game 11 against 11.
And if they don't behave proper up there, where Peter Mikkelsen now unfortunately ended. So he's probably taken both the flute and the map with the ...