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Anna María Baldursdóttir

Published: Tuesday 4 September 2012, 11.01CET
Published: Tuesday 4 September 2012, 11.01CET

Anna María Baldursdóttir


National team: Iceland

Which player most inspired you and why? Sif Atladóttir, because she reads the game very well, cheers her team-mates, and is clever when it comes to finding solutions if the team is playing badly.

Which coach most inspired you? Thorlákur Árnason, because he sets clear goals and does what is necessary to reach them.

What was the best advice they gave you? Not to be afraid to try things.

Best player you've played with? Asgerdur Baldursdottir, she always wants to get the ball, is encouraging and always keeps going.

Toughest opponent? The Spanish Under-17 team in 2011.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? All the mini-tournaments around the summer that we won.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? You don't get good overnight, you have to work hard, train well and want to achieve.

What was the experience of playing in a youth final tournament? It showed me what I have to do to be one of the best in my age group in Europe.

Last updated: 04/09/14 15.33CET

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