The Beautiful Game: Madeleine Giske


Nürnberg-born Norwegian and Røa midfielder Giske comes from a rich football family. Her dad, Anders Giske, is a former professional footballer and captain of the Norwegian National Football Team. Anders also played for SK Brann, FC Nuremberg,FC Cologne and Bayer Leverkusen. The 25 year old midfielder has represented Norway on 22 occasions. Giske made her World Cup debut in 2007 against Ghana’s Black Queens in China. After suffering a series of injuries for two years, (missing the 2008 Summer Olympics) Giske made the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup squad which took place in Germany,her birthplace.


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