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Christian Eriksen's incredible 35-yard free kick beauty for Denmark

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Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen scored an absolute belter in today's crucial World Cup qualifier between Denmark and Armenia.

Denmark started the day in third of Group E but a win over Armenia would see them climb above Poland into top spot on goal difference, having played a game more.

Armenia went 1-0 up within six minutes but Eriksen completed the first half turnaround with a sublime free-kick to make it 2-1 in the 29th minute.

He's yet to score for Spurs so far this season but has netted in each of Denmark's World Cup qualifiers over the international break.

The Danes haven't qualified for a tournament since 2012 but their 4-0 win over Poland puts them in a much improved position to qualify for next summer's World Cup in Russia.

Eriksen already has 71 caps for his country and is undoubtedly the star man in Åge Hareide's team.

Spurs teammate Eric Dier has been quoted describing the Danish midfielder as the most accurate free kick taker on the planet.

"He practices them a lot," said Dier in 2015. "Every time he stands over the ball at a free kick we know we have a chance - it's a great weapon to have.

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"I can't remember seeing anyone better at free kicks, here or in Portugal. He is definitely the most accurate I've seen.

"He must be one of the best in the Premier League. I'd love him to teach me how to score free kicks."

Eriksen's stunning free kick

He may be a free kick specialist but the 25-year-old midfielder must have even impressed himself with his effort on Monday evening.

Struck from 35 yards, it sailed over the wall and Eriksen could only watch as the goalkeeper dived helplessly in his bid to save it.

Mauricio Pochettino will be hoping the former Ajax star will carry his international form into the weekend when Spurs face Everton at Goodison Park.

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