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.