The Unhappy Hero
The Turbulent Life of Lars Elstrup, Danish Darling and Luton Town Saviour
Carsten Fog Hansen and Jens Rasmussen
240 x 160
The Unhappy Hero delves into the emotionally turbulent life of Lars Elstrup. Elstrup captivated Europe by scoring the pivotal goal for Denmark in the 1992 European Championship and became a hero at Luton, but struggled with paralysing anxiety and depression. The book shines a light on mental health in sport and the pressures athletes face.