Introduction and Early Life
Nick Riewoldt is a professional Australian Rules football player who plays for the St. Kilda Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was born on October 17, 1982 in Hobart, Tasmania. He is about 1.93 metres tall and weighs about 96kg. He plays in the forward position and wears jersey number 12. Nick attended Robina State Primary School in Gold Coast, Queensland. He proceeded to All Saints Anglican School for his high school. It was during his high school days that he began to exhibit sporting skills. He participated actively in school athletics, cross country, cricket, and อัตราต่อรองบอล ufabet soccer. Not only did Nick excel in high school sports, he also did extremely well in his academics especially Physics and Chemistry. Among all the sports, cricket and Australian football were his best sporting activities.
Early Football Career
Nick began playing football as a teenager when he was in high school and he was playing exceptionally well. He later joined Broadbeach Football Club where he started playing his junior football. He was later moved to play in the senior category after proving himself reasonably well. Nick moved to Southport Sharks Football Club where he played till he was identified by talent scouts as an outstanding junior talent. He was later recruited by St Kilda as a number one priority pick in the 2000 AFL national draft.
Professional Football Career/Achievements
Nick Riewoldt made his debut into the AFL in 2001, the following season after his draft. The following seasons were more or less a period of learning for him until the 2004 season when he was able to make significant achievements for his club in the league. This was considered to be his break out season. He made a record of 256 marks and also finished within the top ten players for both the Coleman and Brownlow medals. He also won the prestigious Leigh Matthews Trophy from the AFL Players Association Most Valuable Player Award. He was also named in the 2004 All Australia Team in the forward position. This was his first cap for the All Australia team. He was also part of the team that won the 2004 Wizard Home Loans Cup during the pre-season cup competition.
During the 2005 season, Nick was named as the captain of the club as part of the rotating captaincy policy at the club. He had a bad start at the beginning of the season as a result of a broken collarbone injury he sustained in one of the games at the beginning of the season against the Brisbane Lions. The injury kept him out of play for a while but he was able to recover in good time to play for the finals series. He made a great come back during the 2006 season but it was not as good as his previous performances. He was able to make significant improvements as the season went by. He ended the year with a third Trevor Baker Award and inclusion for the second t