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Stina Blackstenius

Stina Blackstenius

National team: Sweden

Which coach most inspired you? Micael Westerberg and Niklas Lindman, my coaches at Vadstena GIF.

What was the best advice they gave you? They believed in me from the beginning and they even got me to believe in myself.

Best player you've played with? Pernille Harder

Toughest opponent? As a team, FC Rosengård.

What are your memories of your first club as a child? I have many good memories of the time when I was a child. Football was the most fun I knew and they made every training session fun and educational.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Always do the best you can and never stop fighting. Remember why you started to play football and all the hard work will pay off in the future.

What was the experience like of playing in a youth final tournament? Tough games against very good teams and also individually skilled players. In a youth final tournament, it is all about small margins and preparations.

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