Football Fever

With the arrival of spring comes the return of one of Norway’s most popular sports—football (known as soccer in the United States).

football_fever.jpgThe country boasts approximately 25,000 teams ranging from youth to professional. Every summer, Oslo hosts one of the world’s largest youth football tournaments, The Norway Cup. Here, we give you a primer on football in Norway, including a look at the league system, milestones in the sport’s history, players to watch and upcoming tournaments.

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