Tonsser United: How a team that only met 48 hours before took on PSG

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As the late August sun beat down, he was among a small clutch of spectators gathered on the sidelines in a leafy Parisian suburb. In front of him, two teenage teams trudged out onto the pitch.

One wore the familiar dark blue and red shirt of Paris St-Germain, the Eiffel Tower on the badge.

The other wore white with black trim. Their crest was a basic outline of a football on a neon blue background.

“I was wearing my nerves outside my skin,” said Hjaere. “It felt like watching my national team Denmark in a big game.