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8 – Sting Inge Bjornebye, Liverpool

Stig Inge Bjornebye of Liverpool

Liverpool were going through some rough times during the early 1990s, and they were desperate to sign a solid left back. In 1992, the Merseyside club signed Sting Inge Bjornebye for £600,000. The Norwegian had a weird clause in his contract: he couldn’t participate in any skiing activities. As a young boy, Bjornebye wanted to become a ski jump, just like his father. He was still passionate about skiing, but he had to give it up while he played for Liverpool.  Norwegians are known for being some of the finest skiers in the world, hence Bjornebye’s interest in the sport.

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