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MALTASPORT GETS TO KNOW... BJORN KRISTENSEN

Footballers answer many questions at each match, but how much do we know about their lives away from the pitch? Maltasport.com is on a mission to find out more, starting with Malta international and Hibernians midfielder Bjorn Kristensen.

Kristensen played a key role in Hibernians remarkable Premier League title success last season, and his formidable form saw the 24-year old being named MFA Footballer of the Year.

What's the best decision you've ever made?
Having a child – it has made my life worthwhile.

What's the biggest mistake you've ever made?
Coming back from playing football in Denmark – some days of anger and sadness which I will regret for a lifetime.

How long do you spend getting ready in the morning?
10-15 minutes

Do you prefer a lie in or an afternoon nap?
An afternoon nap

Do you prefer a night in or a night out?
I don’t mind both – both can be enjoyable

What's worse, a traffic jam or airport queuing?
A traffic jam – it makes me so nervous

What's the best prank you've played on someone?
We played one on a team-mate – we drove his car to the police station and when he came out of training he couldn’t find it – he ended up walking from the ground all the way to the police station.

What would your karaoke song be?
Eye of the Tiger

How many languages can you speak?
Three: Maltese – English - Danish

Which language would you most like to learn?
German

Do you prefer sweet or savoury food?
Sweet

One meal, one drink. What would you choose?
Baked rice (Ross il-forn) - Ribena

What's your favourite film?
Gladiator

What's your favourite singer/band?
Bon Jovi

Summer or winter?
Winter

Who's the funniest team-mate you've ever had?
Joseph Zerafa

Who's the best Maltese footballer you've played against?
Andrew Cohen

When was your first-team debut with Hibernians and the national team?
Hibernians against Marsaxlokk in a 2-2 draw on 8 January, 2011
National team against Liechtenstein on 29 February, 2012. Malta won 2-0

What's your best match for Hibernians and Malta?
For Hibs against Balzan Youths. We won 3-1 and I scored two goals.

With Malta against Albania, we ended up losing 2-1, and although I only played a half time, I had a really good performance.

Last question. What's your best-ever goal?
Against Sliema Wanderers. We were 2-0 down and I scored the first goal for Hibernians from a shot outside the penalty area. We ended up winning 3-2.
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