Eriksen to break international record held by Barca legend Laudrup

Christian Eriksen playing for Denmark at Euro 2012

Spurs star Christian Eriksen is one of Denmark's key players, and has enjoyed a fine season in this season's Premier League.

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen could be about to make history for his nation, having been named in Denmark's squad for the upcoming games with France and the United States, as confirmed by the Danish FA's website.

Michael Laudrup is often held up as Denmark's greatest ever player, excelling as a goalscoring midfielder for a string of the world's top clubs, and he was a standout figure for his country too. 

But Spurs star Eriksen, who made his debut in 2010, is looking like beating the Danish legend's record of being the youngest player to reach 50 caps for the Scandinavian nation. 

Having only just turned 23 in February, there is every chance Eriksen will go on to claim over 100 caps for his country, with Laudrup reaching 104 caps in his 16-year international career.

But even though Eriksen has impressed with the fitness necessary for him to be available for selection for Denmark, there is one area in which he has some catching up to do when compared to former Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid star Laudrup, with the former Swansea boss netting an impressive 37 goals for his country.

Eriksen on the other hand has just five goals to his name for his country, despite nearing 50 appearances.

He has managed more goals already for his club this season, having netted 11 times in 38 games for the North Londoners.

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