Swedish soccer player Fredrik Ljungberg captained the Sweden national team in the Euro 2008, and played for the national team from 1998 to 2008. Currently a free agent, he previously played for Arsenal (1998-2007), West Ham (2007-08), Seattle Sounders FC (2008-09), Chicago Fire (2010), Celtic (2011) and Shimizu S-Pulse (2011-12). He plays as right winger.
Off-court Ljungberg also modeled for Calvin Klein underwear, and represented brands such as Nike, Pepsi and L'Oreal.
Born: April 16, 1977 in Vittsjö, Sweden
Weight: 69 kg
- Signed by Arsenal in 1998 for £3 million, then the highest transfer fee for a player from Sweden
- Debut in international competition in 1998, with Sweden playing vs United States
- Represented Sweden in Euro 2000, 2002 World Cup, Euro 2004, 2006 World Cup and Euro 2008
- Swedish Player of the Year, 2002 and 2006