Mix Diskerud, a Norwegian-born midfielder for that New You are able to City Soccer Club, visited Brooklyn at the begining of May to surprise two youth soccer teams with familiar sounding names: Team Mix 8’s and Team Diskerud 10’s. These teams are members of a golf club with Norwegian roots known as Sporting Club Gjoa that's been playing in Brooklyn since 1911.
In the past the club has named its teams after famous Norwegian gamers, which year the coaches challenged the gamers to select their teams’ names. Among the gamers emerged using the idea to their squad Team Mix. Then, kids from the different team began quarrelling they desired to alter the title of the team, and Team Diskerud was created.
The gamers on Team Mix and Team Diskerud are huge fans of Mix — he signed autographs on their behalf — and were very excited to satisfy him.
Mix really took part in their games, playing for just one team and so the other. Then he organized a shootout where he was the goalkeeper, along with a couple of lucky kids obtained on him. These kids then grew to become goalkeeper while Mix shot in it, and blend obtained on each one of the boys.
The children were built with a wonderful time having fun with their most favorite player. Mix then gave them tickets to determine NYCFC take part in the Chicago Fire, plus they gave him Brooklyn Bagels along with a Gjoa shirt one son made Mix a friendship bracelet, that the soccer player put directly on.
Before Mix and that i loved a Brooklyn frozen treats to cap from the mid-day, I'd an opportunity to sit lower and request him some questions.
Maybe you have surprised kids on the soccer area before?
I’ve tried it a couple of occasions. But I’ve didn't have teams named after me before!
Who affected you to definitely begin to play soccer?
In Norwegian everybody plays soccer. I really like all types of ball sport. However I am most enthusiastic about soccer. After school and throughout school I'd have fun with my pals constantly.
Have you got any heroines?
The player I like watching probably the most is [Andrea] Pirlo. I do not genuinely have any idols or heroines.