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Edda Karlsdóttir

Published: Tuesday 4 September 2012, 11.06CET
Stjarnan
Published: Tuesday 4 September 2012, 11.06CET

Edda Karlsdóttir

Stjarnan

Previous clubs: Breidablik Kópavogur.

Which player most inspired you and why? Cristiano Ronaldo, because of his technique and shooting ability. His free-kicks are amazing and I really like him as a player.

Which coach most inspired you? For sure, Thorlákur Árnason is the best coach I have ever had because he is always willing to help you to become a better player. I've never had these kinds of coaches like Láki before.

What was the best advice they gave you? The best advice that Thorlákur gave me was probably when I had some personal problems and he taught me to let all the anger out on the field. It helped me a lot because I was starting to get very sad and dull in practice and I was new on the team and I couldn't show how really good I was. Soccer practice is a place where I can let go of my feelings.

Best player you've played with? I think Harpa Thorsteinsdóttir is one of the best players I have ever played with.

Toughest opponent? I think that Valur is our toughest opponent. Because there is so much tension between us.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? My strongest memories from my previous club (Breidablik) were when I was the top scorer two years in a row. I was 15-17 years old then, I'm 18 now. My parents were always there for me. I couldn't wait to go and play because everyone was always waiting for me to score and I like pressure.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? To become successful you need to make sacrifices. If you want this bad enough you have to show up to every practice and do your best. All those extra practices have helped me over the years to become a better player.

Last updated: 26/09/12 20.55CET

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