John Arne Semundseth Riise is a Norwegian international football player who currently features for the Italian Serie A side AS Roma. He is a left back who is renowned for his lethal left foot. Riise won the UEFA Champions League with Liverpool in 2005.

John Arne Riise commenced his footballing career with Norwegian side Aslesund in 1998 and that very same year he moved abroad. French principality club AS Monaco signed Riise in 1998 and Riise played impressively for them for three seasons.

In the summer of 2001 Liverpool signed Riise for 4 million pounds and the Norwegian rapidly became the club’s first choice left back. He went on to feature prominently for Liverpool and became a real star at Anfield. He won the UEFA Champions League with Liverpool in 2005 and the FA Cup in 2006. He played for Liverpool until the end of the 2007-2008 season and scored 21 goals in 24 league matches.

Position Defender
Height / weight 1.85 m / 77 kg
Born 24 Sep 1980
Nationality Norway Norway
Team History
Avaldsnes IL 2023 - present
Chennaiyin FC 2016 - 2017
SK Rollon 2017
Delhi Dynamos FC 2015 - 2016
Aalesunds FK 2016
APOEL FC APOEL 2014 - 2015
88 fulham fc Fulham 2011 - 2014
39 as roma AS Roma 2008 - 2011
81 liverpool fc Liverpool 2001 - 2008
242 as monaco fc Monaco 1998 - 2001
242 as monaco fc Monaco 1998 - 1999
Aalesunds FK 1996 - 1998

AS Roma signed Riise in the summer of 2008 for 4 million pounds on a four year contract at 2.8 million euros a year.

John Arne Riise made his international debut for Norway in 2000 and has played almost 100 times for his country.

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    Liverpool should hunt him down and bring him back !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! full stop.