Posts Tagged ‘Finland’

Finland GK Tinja-Riikka Korpela: The People’s Captain

In part one of our feature on goalkeeper Tinja-Riikka Korpela, http://www.athletecrush.com/soccer/athlete-crush-tinja-riikka-korpela-finnish-soccer/ ,we highlighted the Uniqueness and Role Model qualities of the Finnish and Bayern Munich linchpin. Her abilities to unite and lead have characterized much of her professional career as well as made her a deserved choice as a captain of Finland’s national team. Korpela is strongly…

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Field Wide Open for Tinja-Riikka Korpela

Today’s society is more than capable of posing its fair share of hurdles for citizens all over the world. But thanks to sport and people like Tinja-Riikka Korpela, some of those barriers can be steamrolled and eradicated. The Finnish national team and Bayern Munich goalkeeper may not be a household name, but who says you…

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