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Natalia Shlyapina

Published: Tuesday 25 September 2012, 11.00CET
Rossyanka
Published: Tuesday 25 September 2012, 11.00CET

Natalia Shlyapina

Rossyanka

National team: Russia

Domestic honours: Russian Women's Premier Division, Russian Women's Cup.

Which player most inspired you and why? Zinédine Zidane, he was great at reading the game.

Best player you've played with? All the players who have played with me are great.

Toughest opponent? Lyon.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? I remember our first match, it was an amazing feeling.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Be devoted to football if you have chosen that path.

Last updated: 28/09/12 14.40CET

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