they had damn well not seen coming.
As when Nicklas Bendtner for some seasons ago suddenly stood in Trondheim, ready to play football for Rosenborg, is Luc Abalo suddenly ready to take a stint of Elverum in the best Norwegian håndboldrække.
The French wing of the wild antrit, the terrific leap into the field – and the high success rate. And so with all the trophies on the cv.
- It's brittle and quite huge for us. It is the largest player transfers in Norwegian handball ever, I am sure, " says Elverum team he will play for Nils Kristian Myhre to the tv station NRK.
Håndboldeksperten Bent Svele very much agree.
- It is unreal. I didn't think it was possible to download such a capacity for the Norwegian handball. He is a world star, and it becomes a party to get such a player to Norway, said the Svele for the Norwegian TV 2.
According to Abalo, who has been 35 years, there were also other interested clubs. But the double OLYMPIC gold winner, double world champion and triple european champion's supposedly fallen for the mood in the Håkons Hall in Elverum small two-hour drive north of Oslo.
I played against Elverum for Paris Saint-Germain. The atmosphere, like the Norwegian fans created, as well as the welcome meant a lot to me. It is such moments, I hope to experience again, he says.
Luc Abalo in the company of his then team-mate in Paris, Mikkel Hansen, during the WORLD cup-the semi-finals in Hamburg last year. Photo: Jens Dresling
Where, in march 2017, nearly fell backwards, as the Nicklas Bendtner wrote the contract with Rosenborg, however, there is a real world star with 12 medals won with the French national team. He has excelled from the wing for both Ciudad Real in Spain and Paris Saint-Germain in France through the many years.
But Luc Abalo is now also do not know the ancient strength he once possessed, he was on the All Star team at two european championship finals. In landsholdssammenhæng he is no longer the profile, and it is now long ago, he has been among the first time at the finals.
It does not, however, on his status, resume and routine.
- That you manage to retrieve such a profile, says a lot about that håndboldsporten grows in Norway. It is well done of Elverum, and those who have worked with this transfer. He is a world-ener and one of the very best at his position, says the national coach Christian Berge to the World.
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