Christian Dannemann Eriksen is a Danish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for English club Tottenham Hotspur and the Danish national team. He made his debut for the Denmark national team in March 2010, and was the youngest player of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
In 2011, Eriksen was named Danish Football Player of the Year, Dutch Football Talent of the Year, Ajax Talent of the Year (Marco van Basten Award), and made the UEFA Euro U-21 Team of the Tournament. He also won the Eredivisie with Ajax in 2010–11, 2011–12 and in 2012–13 before departing for Tottenham in August 2013 for a reported fee of around £11.5 million. He won the Tottenham Hotspur Player of the Year award for the 2013–14 season and in 2015 won his third consecutive Danish Football Player of the Year award.