sport news Denmark change national anthem in honour of World Cup opponents Peru

The Danish national football team are preparing for their World Cup opener with Peru by rewriting their national anthem to honour the South Americans.

The Danes created a video to respond to a greeting they received from the Peruvian FA a week ago.

Denmark posted the video, featuring Christian Eriksen, to their Twitter account proposing to Peru, France and Australia, 'Are you with us in making our World Cup Group the #TheFriendlyGroup?'

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Denmark are preparing for their World Cup opener with Peru by rewriting their anthem

Denmark are preparing for their World Cup opener with Peru by rewriting their anthem

The four nations mentioned in the tweet will make up Group C at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 

The video begins: 'On May 23, Denmark received a greeting from Peru. This is our response.' It goes on to say, 'Dear Peru, thank you for your greeting. It's an honour for Denmark to be the

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