John Carew is considered an artist. He has provided reasons both on and off the pitch. In its stage as Valencia CF footballer, He gave away beautifully-made header goals – one scored against Arsenal at Mestalla in the round of 16 of the Champions League stands out – and contributed to lift two league titles and one UEFA Cup. The Norwegian left a fond memory in Mestalla for his charisma and pride, although it was at the time he hung up his boots in 2012 when he uncovered his artistic side: that of actor in film and television series. His most precious achievement was accompanying the American actress on the big screen, Angelina Jolie, in the feature film ‘Maleficent: Mistress of evil’.
His cinematographic baggage does not end there. The former Valencia player has appeared in a couple of Norwegian productions (‘Dead of Winter and’ Hovdinger ‘) although his best goal was scored in his work in his country’s series’Home ground‘. His performance gave him three television awards in the Nordic country and allowed him to access the official selection of the Film festival in Berlin. The role of Carew in this hit fiction has full credibility as the actor plays a former player who has recently retired. The series tells a story about gender equality in the sport where the worth of women is reaffirmed since one of them is chosen as the coach of a men’s team and Carew’s character is upset by this circumstance.
Before leaving the pitch and taking up acting, Carew toured various clubs from different European countries like Turkey, England and France. In Valencia he scored 40 goals in four seasons in which he went from more to less and left Spain to defend the shirt of Roma, Besiktas, Olympique de Lyon, Aston Villa, Stoke City and West Ham. His honors It is completed by three French Super Cups and two leagues with the French team as well as a couple of Norwegian cups – one with Valerenga and the other with Rosenborg – along with a domestic championship with the latter.