Melissa Wiik

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Melissa Wiik
Personal information
Full name Lindy Melissa Løvbræk Wiik
Date of birth (1985-02-07) 7 February 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth Oslo, Norway
Height 165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Urædd FK
Number 10
Youth career
1999–2000 Slemmestad IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2008 Asker 83 (61)
2009 Stabæk 21 (18)
2010–2011 VfL Wolfsburg 20 (10)
2011–2015 Stabæk 58 (15)
2016– Urædd FK 22 (5)
National team
2004–2012 Norway 63 (15)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:14, 27 August 2016 (UTC)

Lindy Melissa Løvbræk Wiik (born 7 February 1985 in Slemmestad) is a Norwegian footballer who plays for Urædd FK and the Norway women's national football team.

Career

Asker played in the elite Toppserien league in Norway, and Wiik was the league's top scorer of the 2007 season, with 22 goals from 22 matches.[1] At the start of 2009 Wiik with most of the other Asker players joined the newly formed Stabæk Fotball Kvinner, continuing in the Toppserien. In January 2010 Wiik signed to play for the German club VfL Wolfsburg, and scored her first three goals for her new club at an indoor tournament on 23 January with over 4000 spectators.[2]

In 2011 Wiik returned to Stabæk FK. In early May she suffered a damaged anterior cruciate ligament, surgery followed in June. Her goal to recover quickly materialized with her in Football training by early October.[3]

Career statistics

Statistics accurate as of match played 10 August 2013

Club Season Division League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2003 Asker Toppserien 13 2 1 1 14 3
2004 16 11 3 4 19 15
2005 18 11 5 6 23 17
2007 20 22 0 0 20 22
2008 16 15 0 0 16 15
2009 Stabæk 21 18 0 0 21 18
2009–10 Wolfsburg Bundesliga 11 7 0 0 11 7
2010–11 9 3 1 1 10 4
2011 Stabæk Toppserien 7 3 1 2 8 5
2012 4 1 1 0 5 1
2013 18 3 5 2 23 5
2014 12 3 3 3 15 6
2015 17 5 3 2 20 7
2016 Urædd 22 5 2 0 24 5
Career Total 204 109 25 21 229 130

International career

She is a member of the Norway women's national football team.[4] She was named on 9 June to the Bronze medalist team Norway at the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, China.[5] At the opening match on 6 August she scored Norway's second goal in the fourth minute, which ended Norway 2 - USA 0.

Personal life

She has a relationship with Péter Kovács.[6]

Honours

Club

Stabæk

Individual

References

  1. ^ "Profile at club site". Archived from the original on 9 February 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  2. ^ Hallen Cup results
  3. ^ http://www.womensfootball.eu/forum/index.php/topic,6556.msg60435.html#msg60435 Better news from Melissa Wiik
  4. ^ National team statistics
  5. ^ Drømmen gikk i oppfyllelse[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ Dale, Richard Sveaas (23 April 2008). "Mål-Wiik har fått måltips". Budstikka (in Norwegian).

External links

  • Melissa WiikFIFA competition record
  • Melissa Wiik on Twitter
  • "Profile at Urædd FK" (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 10 May 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  • Profile at Stabæk (in Norwegian)
  • Melissa Wiik at the Norwegian Football Federation (in Norwegian)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Melissa Wiik". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.


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