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John Arne Riise: Bullies, Golf Clubs and Istanbul

The former Liverpool and Roma player John Arne Riise looks back on his career. Yet despite his achievements, Riise had to overcome bullying and loneliness to reach the top.

The former Liverpool, Roma and Norway footballer John Arne Riise looks back on his career and remembers the many highlights, such as the 'Miracle in Istanbul'. Yet despite his achievements, Riise had to overcome bullying, insecurity and loneliness to get to the top. And his career was nearly put in jeopardy when a team mate attacked him with a golf club.

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  • Fri 28 Dec 2018 03:32GMT
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