It will make you are feeling previous – Kasper Schmeichel is now an even bigger star in Denmark than Peter Schmeichel.
That’s in accordance with former worldwide Martin Laursen, who has advised talkSPORT the present Danish no.1 is now extra well-known within the nation than his Manchester United legend dad.
Kasper has achieved nice issues in his profession, together with successful the Premier League with Leicester in 2015/16 and likewise received the FA Cup with the Foxes final month.
Nevertheless, Peter has extra to boast about when it comes to trophies having received 5 Premier League titles, three FA Cups and a Champions League winners’ medal.
Peter was additionally Denmark’s goalkeeper once they surprisingly grew to become European champions in 1992.
However, regardless of his father’s place within the historical past books, Kasper is the larger deal within the Scandinavian nation now, says Laursen.
“These days everybody talks about Kasper Schmeichel,” Laursen advised talkSPORT 2.
“Should you say ‘Schmeichel, everybody thinks of Kasper Schmeichel, not Peter Schmeichel,”
“My technology was clearly Peter Schmeichel however now once I say to my children, ‘Schmeichel’, they don’t take into consideration Peter Schmeichel. #
“Clearly it’s Kasper Schmeichel. He’s the massive star.”
Kasper and co. start their Euro 2020 marketing campaign on Saturday as they tackle Nordic rivals Finland in Copenhagen, LIVE on talkSPORT 2.
Belgium and Russia are additionally in Group B, and former Aston Villa and AC Milan defender Laursen revealed there are excessive expectations for this crop of gamers in Denmark.
He even claims they may very well be one of many match’s shock packages and want to see them attain the semi-finals.
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“There have been no expectations for the Denmark staff in ’92,” Laursen added.
“This time I feel the expectations are very excessive. Not that we’ve got to win, however we dream about successful.
“The staff may be very, excellent. The gamers are good, the outcomes have been good, every little thing has been very optimistic for the Denmark squad.
“I say if we get to the semi-finals then it might be success. I feel we’ve got a extremely good probability to do properly.
“We play the primary three matches in Denmark as properly, every little thing appears to be like good. All of us hope in Denmark.”
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