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Family rivalry between England and Denmark before the Euro 2020 conflict


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ImprintRich and colorful 8,000 strong support in Wembley It will include a large number of fans from families divided by conflict.

Nina Elkjær Sigrist will shout for her team in the stands, while her English husband Mark Buttle will watch the game Euro 2020 Participate in the semifinals at Barnett’s home with their three sons (15, 12 and 8 years old).

She said: “My husband is very British. I went with my Danish friends. My sons are very sad and they can’t go. They are divided, two support Denmark and one support United Kingdom.

“There were some arguments, but everything was pleasant. It feels like there is no historic competition between the two teams.”

Nina Elkjær Sigrist is Danish and her husband is from England.Her sons disagree on support

/ Nina Elkiyar Siegrist

Birgitte Surtees will travel to Wembley with her 13-year-old son Oliver who supports Denmark and British husband Michael.

She said: “Oliver and I will cheer for Denmark. My husband will wear his England jersey. We are all very excited.

“Many British fans I met said that Denmark is their second favorite team, so this is a friendly game.”

The Danish fan club rented out the Vinegar Yard venue at London Bridge from noon and delivered flags, face paintings and shirts to supporters.

Jafar Al-Matin, 23, who runs Candy Town, a Scandinavian candy store in Camden, said that since the start of the Euro 2020, Danish fans have been buying snacks from their home country at a record rate.

Mr. Almartin, who grew up in Copenhagen, said he will support Denmark at Wembley.

The Danish Jafar Al-Matin runs Candy Town in Camden

/ Jafar Al-Matin, 23, who runs Candy Town, a Scandinavian candy store in Camden, said that since the start of the Euro 2020, Danish fans have been buying snacks from their home country at a record rate.

He said: “The competition made me realize how many Danes there are in London. We almost sold out the Captain’s pipe, which is a very famous traditional Danish licorice.



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