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Christian Eriksen

Christian Dannemann Eriksen is a Danish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United and the Denmark national team. He is also capable of playing as a central midfielder or a mezzala.

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Villas-Boas wasn't a bad man, not at all.
That's the main thing for a player: you feel comfortable, you feel aware of everything around you, and you don't think about anything other than football when you're on the pitch.
I've always been a player on the move. It's not because I like running. I like getting the ball. — © Christian Eriksen
I've always been a player on the move. It's not because I like running. I like getting the ball.
Argentinian people are always a bit more aggressive!
I've always been a runner.
I'm addicted to football. When I get outside, I just want to stay on the training pitch.
I played for the first time when I was three. My neighbour was six, and I went to train with him. But I don't have many football memories from when I was young.
When the team is doing well, you go with the flow. You get confidence, and you just build on that.
From the start, all I did was play football. I briefly played badminton and won a tournament when I was 12, but really, it was always football.
If you get the feeling of winning, you want to have the feeling again.
Why did I come to Spurs? It just felt right.
I went to Chelsea twice when I was 14 and 15. I was at Danish club Odense at the time and came across with a friend to Cobham. We played against West Ham youth away, and the year after, we played Millwall away.
It is always hard when the referee is against you. — © Christian Eriksen
It is always hard when the referee is against you.
Any coach in football doesn't like national team games because it's out of your hands; you can't really control what's going to happen.
You watch Silva, and he almost never gives the ball away. He is always looking, thinking, making the right calls.
You can definitely train your awareness to be even better than it is. Of course, you start with a certain point of feelings and awareness on the pitch. But I think the more you get in positions, the more you get used to it, the more you get used to the tempo of your team-mates, everything. It feels more and more natural, and quicker and quicker.
You can't get in the top four if you can't beat the clubs who are in the top four.
When you're young - I probably still am at 23, though I don't feel so young anymore - you have your ups and downs.
My form with Denmark hasn't been too bad. I got off to a very slow start with five goals in my first 50 games.
I only had good years with Frank de Boer. I don't have anything bad to say about him.
During the game, you don't really notice how many guys have touched the ball because you're just focusing on where you need to be.
I've played a lot of games - I started very early, and the first 50 games were just warm-up games.
Football was always big in my family.
My mum worked in a grocery shop and played football, and my dad worked with cars, a sales director, and he played to almost a professional level. His dad played as well.
At the end of the day, it doesn't matter who is scoring and who is not scoring. It's about winning games.
Anyone can beat anyone in the Premier League.
When you are new, it is difficult to get momentum and get to know your team-mates when you are not regularly in the team.
I think, mostly for people on the outside, it's a lot about numbers or stats. More or more. That's how the football world is going, in that direction. But I'm not really looking into it. I'm just trying to be the best I can, to create as much as possible.
I think everybody knows if they played a good or a bad game.
As a player, sometimes you expect something to happen every time the ball is in the box. Every time somebody falls down, you get nervous because you have to watch your back because anything can happen.
I've never been one to go past 20 players on the wing. I'm always going to be the guy sneaking the ball through, to build and create something.
I don't mind who takes the spotlight. If you win the game, then it doesn't really matter.
Every player has a different style of play, has a different talent, so people look differently at you.
I think, for everyone who wants to get to the highest level, you have to be in the Premier League, of course.
I'm my own person, and I think that's what everyone wants because it's difficult to be somebody else.
Penalties are easy if you score, but in open play, we create chances as well.
I never got to train with the likes of Wesley Sneijder and Rafael van der Vaart, but I am from the club where they were. I am not Dutch, but I am from a club where they both played with the same style. They've had really big success when they left Ajax, so I hope I can achieve the same.
Barcelona is a fantastic football club, and I don't think there are many players who would be able to say no to them. — © Christian Eriksen
Barcelona is a fantastic football club, and I don't think there are many players who would be able to say no to them.
I had a lot of dealings with Bergkamp. I started with the under-17s at Ajax, and he was the assistant coach. Once or twice a week, we had individual one-to-one training sessions. You just watched Bergkamp. When you see him in training, he had skills that a guy just shouldn't be allowed to have.
In the future, I see myself at the highest level. That's what I dream about.
As a player, you want to play for your national team - if you're fit, you play; if you're not fit, you don't play.
I'm personally in a different stage of my career than I was at the beginning. I was young and tried to run a lot and fight for things. Now it falls naturally. That's something you get with experience.
Everyone wants to play like Spurs. We want to play attractive football, get the ball forward, and create chances with good possession.
Sometimes the body just needs to take a break, and you need to listen.
To play against Luka Modric is always special because he's an exceptional player and, of course, a living legend from Spurs, where you still hear a lot about him.
Ajax have a tradition of good football and play 4-3-3, which suits me. They also spend lots of money on youth players with the aim of putting them in the first team.
Talking to the press, you say things a little differently.
In England, you can't enter the training ground without permission, whereas in Denmark, you are free to go in. — © Christian Eriksen
In England, you can't enter the training ground without permission, whereas in Denmark, you are free to go in.
I wouldn't go to a club just to stay on the subs' bench.
Of course it's nice to get recognition, but I'm not looking for it. I just do my thing. If it comes, it comes. But it's not what you play for.
I don't like it hectic; I like to keep it calm and do my thing - play the pass. I think you see the pass if you are in a good state of mind.
I'm not a player to defend or run around. I want the ball.
It was a bit of a shock playing against Millwall. I knew the reputation of English football was tough, but my first thoughts when we started were, 'Wow, this is different to Denmark.' They kicked a little more and made crazy tackles, but I wasn't injured when I returned to Denmark, so I guess I did OK.
Money has never been a motivation.
Bale is an exceptional player; he's shown that for years. He's Wales' talisman, and he's been that for years and will be for years. He's technically very gifted, very direct, has a wonderful kick and a lot of pace and a good finisher.
The most important thing is to try to do your best.
The more stable you are, if you have the same manager, mostly the same players, it makes it easier for the club to play as best as they can. It gives a bit of comfort.
It's never fun to be injured; it's always boring being on the side. You want to go back to help the team and to be able to play.
Everything has been put into what we all wanted at Spurs. Everybody wanted to become a top team, and that is what we have tried to do.
Every player wants to play more than 45 minutes, but it's the decision of the coach. You have to work hard.
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