Matchworn Lars Olsen #4 vs Sweden International 26.08.1987

Matchworn Lars Olsen #4 vs Sweden International 26.08.1987

One of the most popular shirts to have ever been created. The Danish Dynamite 1986 World Cup shirt was worn for a little more than a handful of matches post-World Cup 1986 with the friendly match vs Sweden, played on 26.08.1987 being one of them where this Lars Olsen #4 shirt stems from. Sweden won the game by 1-0 via a goal by Mats Magnusson.

Matchworn by Lars Olsen #4 – the upcoming Denmark captain post Morten Olsen era who would lift the European Championship 1992 trophy 5 years later also in Sweden.

Lars Olsen started his career with Danish club Køge before moving to Brøndby. He spent six years with Brøndby during which he won the Danish league six times. He was also part of the Brøndby team that reached the semifinals of the 1991 UEFA Cup. Here they were knocked out by AS Roma.

Olsen would later go on to play in Turkey for Tabzonspor. Afterwards he moved to Belgian side Seraing and Swiss Basel before returning to Brøndby in 1996.

Lars Olsen was an important player the Danish national team as well. He won 94 caps for Denmark and scored four times.

After his playing career he managed various teams in Denmark as well as the Faroe Island national team.


Shirt features and condition:

  • Lars Olsen #4 Denmark post World Cup 1986 shirt
  • Denmark home shirt, short sleeves worn vs Sweden on 26.08.1987
  • Denmark crest on left chest
  • Exact match information on left chest below Denmark crest
  • Hummel bee and trademark Asterix on right chest
  • Shirt number #4
  • Correct size and inside labels

Provenance: Player swap. From personal collection of Mats Magnusson