Monday, June 23, 2014

Mix Diskerud Playing in World Cup

As the 2014 FIFA World Cup is captivating sports enthusiasts around the world, keep an eye out for Mikkel "Mix" Diskerud. You may remember seeing him in the April 2013 issue of Viking. Diskerud is midfielder for the U.S. World Cup team. The 23-year-old grew up in Oslo and has been playing soccer since the age of 5. With an American mother and Norwegian father, he's eligible to play in both the U.S. and Norway. He's one of the sports rising stars and plays for Rosenborg Ballclub in Trondheim.

Follow Diskerud on Twitter, and check out this video to get to know him better.

Anya Britzius is editor of Viking magazine. She lives in Minneapolis, Minn., and enjoys baking, reading and keeping up on modern Norwegian trends. 

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