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Prior to College
Fjørtoft attended WANG Toppidrett in Oslo, Norway. He was a member of the Bærum SK of the Adeccoligaen and played for Bærum SK U19s from 2011-13. In 2007 and 2008, he won the Norwegian Championship (Adidas Cup) with Bærum. In 2009, he won the Danish Festival Cup. Fjørtoft was a member of the Oslo State team from 2007-09 and the regional team in 2008. He captained the Bærum U19s in 2013 and Bærum B in 2014.
Fjørtoft is the son of Jan Åge Fjørtoft, a retired professional soccer player. He has two sisters, Lisa and Sofie.
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