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John Brewin profile picture  By John Brewin

Tottenham, Denmark striker Christian Eriksen ready to 'light up' World Cup

The FC panel pile on the praise for Christian Eriksen's hat-trick performance that powered Denmark's thrashing of Ireland.

DUBLIN -- After his playoff hat trick against Ireland powered his country to next year's World Cup finals, Denmark talisman Christian Eriksen is determined to make the most of playing in Russia next summer.

"There are so many other players doing very well, so it's difficult to say if you are in the top 10 or five," he told reporters. "I'm just a player who tries to do his best and be up there."

In Dublin on Tuesday, Eriksen's treble fired Denmark to a 5-1 win, and he acknowledged the influence of...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Denmark boss Age Hareide thanks Ireland 'for giving us space'

The FC panel pile on the praise for Christian Eriksen's hat-trick performance that powered Denmark's thrashing of Ireland.
Ireland scored first but Denmark came back in a big way behind the talent of Tottenham's Christian Eriksen to book a spot in the World Cup.

Denmark manager Age Hareide thanked Republic of Ireland for giving his side, and in particular matchwinner Christian Eriksen, the space within which to thrive.

Eriksen hit a hat trick as Denmark ran out 5-1 winners in a World Cup playoff second leg in Dublin on Tuesday to qualify for the finals in Russia next summer after a 0-0 draw in the first leg in Parken.

And Hareide had a message for Ireland after the match as he praised Eriksen for his contribution.

He said: "Just to say, 'Thank you very...

Denmark matchwinner Christian Eriksen deserves place among world's elite

The FC panel pile on the praise for Christian Eriksen's hat-trick performance that powered Denmark's thrashing of Ireland.
Mauricio Pochettino feels Christian Eriksen's hat-trick for Denmark during the play-off against Ireland demonstrated the midfielder is one of the top 10 players in the world.

Back in October 2014, then-Denmark boss Morten Olsen delivered the most stinging rebuke of Christian Eriksen's career. "We blame him. He must stand up to the criticism. It is a brutal world, otherwise you have to play at another level. It is not Ajax any more. This is not development," Olsen said after Eriksen had been anonymous in a 1-0 European Championship qualifying defeat to Portugal.

The game was won by Cristiano Ronaldo's goal in the fifth minute of stoppage-time and Olsen's implication was...

 By Chris Wright

Denmark celebrate World Cup qualification with giant beer shower

Denmark registered an emphatic 5-1 win over the Republic of Ireland in Tuesday evening's playoff to comfortably secure their passage to the World Cup.

Having gone behind with just six minutes on the clock, the Danes roared back to well and truly trounce Ireland on home soil.

The post-match celebrations were equally as emphatic, with former Denmark international Lars Jacobsen becoming the target of a beer shower.

Christian Eriksen and company soaked Jacobson to the bone, with the ex-Everton defender...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Christian Eriksen: Denmark hat trick is 'going to mean a lot for my whole life'

Ireland scored first but Denmark came back in a big way behind the talent of Tottenham's Christian Eriksen to book a spot in the World Cup.
The FC panel pile on the praise for Christian Eriksen's hat-trick performance that powered Denmark's thrashing of Ireland.

Christian Eriksen was delighted to play a major part as his stunning hat trick helped fire Denmark to the 2018 World Cup as they shot the Republic of Ireland's dreams down in flames with a 5-1 victory.

With the game level at 1-1, Eriksen fired a powerful effort home from the edge of the 18-yard box to put the Danes ahead. 

The Tottenham midfielder then netted his second after finding space and firing past Randolph after 63 minutes and he completed his hat trick with another powerful effort with...