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If tattoos are being talked about in relation to the Danish women's national team, Kristina Kristiansen is the player that will come immediately to the mind of many. "I have 15 plus (numerous on) my arm," she says when asked for a count. But despite some very large and colourful ones decorating her body . . .
. . . her favourite tattoo is one of the smallest she has, a little bracelet on the wrist of her right arm. It is the latest one she got, just about one month ago. "MOR" it reads, the Danish word for mother. Kristiansen's mother has a similar tattoo, that reads "Mulle" - Kristiansen's nickname. "My family means a lot to me," says the 25-year-old.
Line player Mette Gravholt got her first tattoo about nine years ago. Nowadays there are two that have a special meaning to her. The first is a writing that sums up her life's motto: "The more you give, the more you have." The second . . .
"Five years ago I was involved in a car accident in which I almost died," she says. "Three years ago I had this tattoo done. It was my first." It is a guardian angel that decorates Toft's left arm. "Someone's there, be thankful," the writing reads above and below the angel.