Why did amateurs play for the Denmark national football team?

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Denmark interim coach John Jensen says their 3-0 loss to Slovakia, with a team full of amateur and futsal players, was the 'best defeat of his career'.

The national team is involved in a commercial rights dispute with the Danish Football Association (DBU) so Denmark were forced to field a starting 11 of lower league players which included a salesman, a student and an internet star.

The two sides have since agreed to hold talks in a bid to resolve the dispute, meaning Denmark will field their strongest side for the Nations League game at home to Wales on Sunday.

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