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Kasper Povlsen

Published: Friday 6 May 2011, 16.10CET
Denmark
Published: Friday 6 May 2011, 16.10CET

Kasper Povlsen

Denmark

Clubs: AGF Åarhus

Under-21 debut: 3-2 v Iceland (05/06/2009)

• Not long after Povlsen had broken into the AGF first team, coach Ove Pedersen said: "I believe AGF have got a new lawnmower," referring to the club's former midfielder, Stig Tøfting, who was nicknamed 'the little lawnmower'.

• Was a regular in midfield as AGF won promotion to the Danish top flight as second-tier champions in 2010/11.

• Denmark's second group game, against Belarus, takes place in Povlsen's home stadium: the Aarhus Stadion.

Last updated: 09/06/11 14.53CET

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