Mathias Gidsel

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Mathias Gidsel (born 8 February 1999) is a Danish handball player for Füchse Berlin and the Danish national team. A two times winner of the World Championship with Denmark, and the 2023 winner of the Handball-Planet – Best World Handball Player, he is widely recognized as one of the great players of his generation. At the 2024 European Championship, Gidsel became the highest scorer of the tournament with 54 goals and was included in the All Star Team as the best right back, with Denmark reaching the final but losing out to France in extra time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mathias Gidsel has received more than 113,493 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Mathias Gidsel is the 142nd most popular handball player, the 769th most popular biography from Denmark and the 7th most popular Danish Handball Player.

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Among handball players, Mathias Gidsel ranks 142 out of 420Before him are Sander Sagosen, Jim Gottfridsson, Vasily Kudinov, Marian Cozma, Mirko Alilović, and Mladen Bojinović. After him are László Nagy, Bojana Radulović, Alexandra do Nascimento, Estavana Polman, Yann Genty, and Zoran Mikulić.

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Among people born in 1999, Mathias Gidsel ranks 93Before him are Michaël Cuisance, Jota, Kiernan Shipka, Karolina Bielawska, Hinata Miyazawa, and Mark Lee. After him are Mateo Retegui, Davide Frattesi, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Jens Cajuste, Omar Marmoush, and Boubacar Kamara.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Mathias Gidsel ranks 769 out of 1,032Before him are Christina Chanée (1979), Chris Anker Sørensen (1984), Michael Mørkøv (1985), Allan Simonsen (1978), Freja Beha Erichsen (1987), and Morten Wieghorst (1971). After him are Per Frandsen (1970), Jannik Vestergaard (1992), Nicki Sørensen (1975), Nina Agdal (1992), Jan Bartram (1962), and Rasmus Lauge Schmidt (1991).


Among handball players born in Denmark, Mathias Gidsel ranks 7Before him are Mikkel Hansen (1987), Niklas Landin Jacobsen (1988), Anja Andersen (1969), Lars Christiansen (1972), Hans Lindberg (1981), and Henrik Toft Hansen (1986). After him are Rasmus Lauge Schmidt (1991), Lene Rantala (1968), René Toft Hansen (1984), Mads Mensah Larsen (1991), Jannick Green (1988), and Anne Dorthe Tanderup (1972).