Soccer-Denmark players arrive home to heroes' welcome after Euro exit

8/7/2021 7:21:00 PM

Soccer-Denmark players arrive home to heroes' welcome after Euro exit

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Soccer-Denmark players arrive home to heroes' welcome after Euro exit

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - There was one last outpouring of emotion as the Denmark squad arrived back in Copenhagen following a 2-1 extra-time loss to England in their Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley that brought their rollercoaster tournament to an end.

"It's nice to see you, nice it's not online. This is our way of saying thank you," coach Kasper Hjulmand told reporters after the squad at Copenhagen Airport from London on Thursday."It's been strong, what we have been through, and now I'm starting to wail again," he said, fighting to hold back tears.

"We continue with two things - one, we want to win. We were close, and we are annoyed and disappointed. Number two, we want to inspire and unite Denmark. We will continue to do so."We thank you for the support, and without that support we would not have got back up on the horse, and we end by giving the people a round of applause."

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Denmark ‘the world’ salutes you – you were robbed by a laser, a disgraceful dive and booing your anthem. Divers are ‘ruining’ soccer; class players like Messi don’t need to dive. Only God and Sterling will know if it was a cheat-dive.