Denmark keeper Kasper Schmeichel may have ultimately been outdone by his Croatian counterpart, Danijel Subašić, during yesterday’s penalty shootout, but he still earned national hero status by saving Luka Modrić’s penalty late in extra time. A fun subplot that arose during the game was Schmeichel being cheered on by his father, Peter, who was a decorated goalkeeper during his own playing days. If you liked watching Peter swell with pride in the stands while his son kept his country in the game, then you’ll like this:
Look how little he is! Look at his cute jersey!