Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Fredrik Ljungberg

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 Vittsj√∂, Sweden
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 69 kg

Career Highlights:
  • 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

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