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Léa Declercq

Léa Declercq

National team: France 

Which player has most inspired you and why? Ronaldo (of Brazil), the best striker in the world.

Which coach has most inspired you? Guy Ferrier. 

What was the best advice he gave you? To assess my own skills and use them, and never to doubt myself.

Best player you've played with? Griedge M’Bock Bathy.

Toughest opponent? Germany's right-winger in the 2011 European Women's Under-17 semi-final, Linda Dallmann.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? The boys used to protect me. They did not like when others were aggressive with me.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Run, and believe in yourself.

What was the experience of playing in a youth final tournament? The UEFA European Women's Under-19 final win against England in 2013.

Last updated: 10/09/14 18.05CET