Sept. 3, 2010
With 13 true freshmen in addition to two transfers, the Wisconsin men’s soccer team has many new faces for the upcoming season. Follow along as UWBadgers.com introduces the newest Badgers during preseason training camp. Today, we meet junior transfer Arnel Zahirovic of Melbourne, Australia.
Why did you choose Wisconsin?
Because the University of Wisconsin provides great facilities for the men’s soccer program and also great support
What are your expectations for your first season at UW?
Help the program reach its goals for the season and create a good team relationship
What goals do you have for the upcoming season?
Provide great strength in the defense
How did you spend your summer?
Training in Australia
What is the strongest part of your game?
Vision and strength
What part of your game needs the most work?
I feel like I could always be fitter.
What is your favorite thing about Madison?
Great campus and excellent tradition
What are your pregame rituals?
Something relaxing like watching soccer or reading
Outside of soccer, what is your best talent?
I like to cook.
What class are you most looking forward to this year?
How do you spend your free time?
Catching up with friends and family
What’s your nickname?
What is your favorite professional club?