John Arne Semundseth Riise (YOON AR-neh REE-seh;, born 24 September 1980 in Molde, Norway) is a retired Norwegian professional footballer who last played as a left-back and a left midfielder for Indian Super League club Chennaiyin F.C. on a two-month contract.
With 110 caps, he is the most capped player for the Norway national team. He was named in the Norway squad for UEFA Euro 2000 but did not play in the tournament. Riise scored 16 goals before his retirement from international duty in 2013. He spent seven years playing for Premier League side Liverpool, in which he won many honours, including the 2004–05 UEFA Champions League, before moving to Roma in 2008.Close