Football: Per Kristian Bratveit, new goalkeeper for Nîmes Olympique

This Monday, June 28, at the Bastide training center, took place the presentation press conference of Per Kristian Bratveit, 25, the Norwegian international goalkeeper on loan for a season in Nîmes Olympique by the Swedish club Djurgardens.

He has as a reference to the post a certain Iker Casillas, one of the best goalkeepers in the history of football. Young, he had even had the opportunity to exchange with the former glory of Real Madrid, “during a training in Spain that I had gone to see with my father”, he answers. A good start to the post for the Norwegian Per Kristian Bratveit, 25, the goalkeeper on loan from Djurgardens (Sweden) for one season at Nîmes Olympique.

A Champions League match on the clock

Even if, unfortunately, his “real” career debuts, the Scandinavian, a selection in A with his country, seems to have not yet really made them, already loaned six months last season by Djurgardens to Grongingen (Netherlands) , club where it is also necessary to wean off playing time. In August 2020, the Norwegian had yet taken part in a Champions League match (qualifying round) with Swedish training. “Afterwards, I had continued to play a few months before being dismissed without really knowing why …”, he explains.

He took advice from Birger Meling

“I told my agent that I absolutely wanted to find a club this season where I will have playing time,” he insists. In the Gard, the goalkeeper inevitably arrives there with a little pressure, succeeding, in particular, Bernardoni and Reynet. “When I took over from Isaksson (Swedish international goalkeeper who went through Ligue 1 with Rennes, Editor’s note), I already had the pressure. I’m used to it,” replied Birger Meling’s compatriot, who was a valuable advisor in his choice. Bratveit who, by the way, is hoping that NO’s left-back will stay at the club this season.

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