Maiju Hirvonen

  • Date of birth : 25/12/1990
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Finland Finland
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Maiju Hirvonen

Maiju Hirvonen

Previous clubs: Ilves, NiceFutis

Which player most inspired you and why? Tiina Salmen, an excellent Finnish defender.

Which coach most inspired you? Jussi Hietanen.

What was the best advice they gave you? Nothing can replace repetition. 

Best player you've played with? Beverly Goebel.

Toughest opponent? German youth national teams.

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? Don't use short-cuts in training – do everything meticulously.

Last updated: 18/09/12 22.02CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Maiju Hirvonen
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 25/12/1990 (25)
  • Country: Finland
  • Club: PK-35 ( FIN)

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (Qualifying round)
    11/08/11: PK-35 10-0 Vllaznia
  • National team: UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship (First qualifying round)
    26/09/06: Finland 4-1 Belarus

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Finland WU-19181

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 15/10/2015 01:16 CET