NRK commentator Christian Nilssen has to drop out of the Champions League match after an accident

ACCIDENT BIRD: Christian Nilssen had a very unpleasant encounter with the slippery surface in the capital. Photo: Ole Kaland / Ole Kaland, NRK

– It was as painful as I have never felt before, says NRK commentator Christian Nilssen about the accident.

The long-standing commentator was scheduled to comment on Wednesday’s Champions League match between Fire and St. Pölten Fire and St. PöltenLast group stage match in the women’s Champions League..

On the way from the car and into the NRK building, something went wrong. He slipped on the ice and fell onto a hard shipping case shipping caseA very hard case used to protect equipment sent on a journey. – with the back first.

– I was lying on the ground and crying because it hurt so much, says Nilssen.

He says that a health-savvy passer-by came and helped him.

– I have to thank you for the brilliant help. Eventually my roommate, who works at NRK, arrived, and they were able to take me to the emergency room.

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PREGET: Christian Nilssen says that he has never been in so much pain before, but that he is helped by painkillers. Photo: Private

There he took an X-ray and was diagnosed with two rib fractures.

Instead of commenting on the match, he has to follow the Brann match from the sofa.

– It runs without me. I get to lie on the sofa and watch my good colleagues do the job.

Brann – St. Pölten is broadcast on NRK2 at 18.45.

The Bergens are already through to a historic Champions League quarter-final after beating Slavia Praha away from home last week.


Published: 31.01.24 at 13:54

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