Tuija Hyyrynen

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Tuija Hyyrynen
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Playing for Umeå in April 2013
Personal information
Full nameTuija Annika Hyyrynen [1]
Date of birth (1988-03-10) 10 March 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Finland
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Juventus
Number 2
College career
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2010 Florida State Seminoles 0 (0)
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2005–2009 HJK Helsinki
2010 Pali Blues 0 (0)
2010 Åland United 4 (4)
2011–2015 Umeå IK 89 (2)
2016–2017 Fortuna Hjørring
2017– Juventus 35 (0)
National team
2007– Finland 87 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 20 November 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 AUgust 2017

Tuija Annika Hyyrynen (born 10 March 1988) is a Finnish football defender who plays for Juventus in Italy's Serie A. [2] She previously played for Umeå IK in Sweden's Damallsvenskan; HJK Helsinki and Åland United in Finland's Naisten Liiga. In 2010 Hyyrynen played in America, with Florida State Seminoles and Pali Blues.

Finns or Finnish people are a Finnic ethnic group native to Finland.

Association football Team field sport

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.

In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.

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Since her senior debut against Scotland in September 2007 she has been a member of the Finland women's national football team. She took part in UEFA Women's Euro 2009. [3]

The Scotland women's national football team represents Scotland in international women's football competitions. Since 1998, the team has been governed by the Scottish Football Association (SFA). Scotland qualified in the FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time in 2019, and qualified for their first UEFA Women's Euro in 2017. As of December 2018, the team was 20th in the FIFA Women's World Rankings.

Finland womens national football team womens national association football team representing Finland

The Finland women's national football team represents Finland in international women's football. The team, controlled by the Football Association of Finland (SPL/FBF), reached the semi-finals of the 2005 European Championship, surprising the female football world having drawn with Sweden and beaten Denmark. Finland hosted the 2009 EC finals.

UEFA Womens Euro 2009 2009 edition of the UEFA Womens Euro

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In June 2013 Hyyrynen was named in national coach Andrée Jeglertz's Finland squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013. [4]

Andrée Alexander Jeglertz is a Swedish football manager and former professional player who manages Umeå FC.

UEFA Womens Euro 2013 2013 edition of the UEFA Womens Euro

The 2013 UEFA Women's Championship, commonly referred to as Women's Euro 2013, was the 11th European Championship for women's national football teams organised by UEFA. The final tournament, held in Sweden from 10 to 28 July 2013, became the most-watched in the history of the Women's Euros. It concluded with Germany, the defending champions, winning their sixth consecutive and eighth overall Women's Euro title after defeating Norway in the final.

She signed for Juventus in 2017. [5]

Honours

HJK

Naisten Liiga is the premier division of women's football in Finland. It was established in 2006 as the successor of 1971 founded Naisten SM-sarja. The first Naisten Liiga season was played in 2007.

Juventus FC

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References

  1. "2009 UEFA EUROPEAN WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH PRESS KIT" (PDF). UEFA . Retrieved 6 June 2013.
  2. "Profile". soccerway. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  3. "Tuija Hyyrynen" (in Finnish). Football Association of Finland . Retrieved 6 June 2013.
  4. "Jeglertz turns to youth for Finland". Uefa.com. UEFA. 28 June 2013. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  5. https://svenska.yle.fi/artikel/2017/08/02/juventus-varvar-finlandskt-tuija-hyyrynen-forstarker-liganykomlingen
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