Misery for Neid, enjoyment for Norway

“Some moments we only can’t forget and that idea in a final is one for me,” Riise told FIFA.com in 2016. “But nonetheless we were so clearly on tip (in a initial half), we always knew it was Germany, who never give up, so we didn’t relax until a final whistle. Then we unequivocally had a party.

“That was a best impulse of my career though any doubt,” she added. “Winning a Olympics (in Sydney in 2000) was wonderful, though a upsurge of a contest wasn’t a same. That ’95 World Cup was my best experience, and a Golden Ball endowment is something I’m still unequivocally unapproachable of.”

The source of Riise’s well-earned honour also extends over trophies, goals and particular honours to her purpose in a wider success story of a Women’s World Cup.

“As players, we always felt carrying a World Cup would be a large step for women’s football, and that’s a approach it has proved,” she said. “The start of it behind in 1991 was outrageous for women’s football, and for women’s competition in general. It was a essential step for holding things to another turn and, for me, it’s smashing to see a contest as it is now. I’m so blissful to have played my partial in a history.”

Did we know?
Among a Women’s World Cup artefacts during a FIFA World Football Museum in Zurich are a Riise shirt from that era, a winner’s award from a 1995 book and a initial incarnation of a trophy. Norway were a final group to lift that chronicle before a new pattern was introduced for USA 1999.

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