After exactly 20 years as a professional handball player, Gro Hammerseng-Edin has retired from handball with her last professional match for Larvik HK today (21 May 2017) – taking home the Norwegian championship for the seventh consecutive time with a win over Vipers Kristiansand.
2007 World Handball Player of the Year, 2008 Olympic gold medallist, three-time European champion (2004, 2006 and 2010), 2010-11 Champions League winner, former captain of the Norwegian national team with 167 caps and 631 goals scored over a span of 10 years, former captain of all the club teams she has played for during her senior career (Gjøvik og Vardal HK, FC Midtjylland Håndbold and Larvik HK), role model and living handball legend.
Q: There’s probably one man, in particularly one player that had bit of handing helping get that 50 is David Silva, provided 11 assists what it’s like to have a player like Silva feeding the ball to you?
Dzeko: See? didn’t know that ( both laugh) Yeah i mean David is a amazing player and to have him here, to play with him is just a dream for all of us, also for this club and we are very happy to have him.