As a football player for a world cup all districts, even though you just got married have stepped. The day after the Australian Josh Risdon, his partner, eternal faith promised, he took the plane to the Socceroos to the world cup to prepare for.
The 25-year-old Risdon, defender of Western Sydney Wanderers, gave last month are yes-word but a honeymoon will have to wait. Less than 24 hours after he is in the marriage came, was the football player on the plane to Turkey, where Australia oefenkamp was. In the training duels against Czech republic (4-0) and Hungary (2-1) could Risdon coach Bert van Marwijk then convince him to take in his final selection of 23. Risdon will still be at least a few weeks separated from his new bride, but it is a sacrifice that he with the smile.
“When we have our wedding planned, sat somewhere in the back of my mind that it would overlap with the world cup. We therefore knew that our honeymoon would be delayed, but my wife has always supported. We were both prepared to pay the price to pay,” explains the eight-fold international Tuesday in the world cup-quarter of Australians in the Russian Kazan. “Our honeymoon will now need to wait a while. But I am sure that we have extended will celebrate.”
Australia plays its first groepsmatch Saturday (June 16) against France. Then follow duels against Denmark (21 June) and Peru (26 June).