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Harpa Thorsteinsdóttir

Published: Tuesday 4 September 2012, 11.12CET
Stjarnan
Published: Tuesday 4 September 2012, 11.12CET

Harpa Thorsteinsdóttir

Stjarnan

Previous clubs: Charlton Athletic LFC, Breidablik UBK.

National team: Iceland

Domestic honours: Icelandic Women's Premier Division (1).

Which player most inspired you and why? Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir. She got injured very young, but came back from her injury a much better player and made her dreams come true by working hard and having a great attitude.

Which coach most inspired you? Jóhannes Karl Sigursteinsson.

What was the best advice they gave you? Don't spend too much time practising what you are bad at. Practise what you are good at and be great at it.

Best player you've played with? Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir and Gunnhildur Yrsa Jónsdóttir.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? I remember I was out playing and accidentally joined training with boys when I was eight years old. I came home and told my mum I was going to play football for a long time.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Decide where you want to go and do everything to try to get there.

Last updated: 20/09/12 12.55CET

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