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Anastasia Akimova

Anastasia Akimova

Previous clubs: UOR Uzonovo

National team: Russia

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

UEFA honours: UEFA European Under-19 Women's Championship (2005).

Which player most inspired you? Iker Casillas. I think he is a great professional.

Which coach most inspired you? All of my coaches have been good in different ways.

Toughest opponent? Germany.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? I like to remember it, it was a time full of joy.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Work hard and you will reach your aim.

What was the experience of playing in a youth final tournament? I want more of these experiences!

Last updated: 28/09/12 14.35CET