Betsson Ambassador. Norwegian John Arne Semundseth Riise was born in 1980 and started his career when he was 16 years old with his local team Aalesund. After a single season as a senior player, he headed abroad to play for AS Monaco where he made great success and got several Premier League-teams’ attention. In 2001, John signed for Liverpool where he spent the best days of his career.
Today, the left-back John Arne Riise is one of Norwegian’s most acclaimed football players. And there are reasons why. With 110 caps, he is the most capped player ever for the Norway national team. He spent seven years playing for Liverpool and won a numerous of tournaments, including the 2004–05 UEFA Champions League, before he signed for Roma in 2008.
John has been a Betsson ambassador for six years and counting.