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Fredrik Ljungberg

Swedish Footballers
Male
Born Apr 16, 1977
Age 37
Hometown Vittsj%C3%B6
Religion Christian
Team Sweden national u...
Position Attacking midfielder
Height 5' 9" (176 cm)
Nationality Swedish

Karl Fredrik "Freddie" Ljungberg is a Swedish footballer. He is currently without a club after his contract with Shimizu S-Pulse was terminated by mutual consent. Ljungberg was captain of the Swedish national team until he announced his international retirement after UEFA Euro 2008. Ljungberg was a model for Calvin Klein underwear until 2007.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1977 Birth Ljungberg was born on 16 April 1977 in Vittsjö, Sweden to parents Roy Alve Erling Ljungberg, a civil engineer and owner of a construction and consultant business, and Elisabeth Bodil Ljungberg, a Swedish Labor Department worker. … Read More
1982 5 Years Old In 1982, the Ljungberg family left Vittsjö and moved to Halmstad. … Read More

TEENAGE

1989 12 Years Old In 1989, at the age of 12, Ljungberg had convinced Halmstads BK to move him from p12 to p14 which was against Halmstad's policies at the time. … Read More
1994 17 Years Old Ljungberg made his senior debut on 23 October 1994 in the Allsvenskan against AIK.
1995 18 Years Old In 1995, Ljungberg played 31 games in which he scored his first goal as a professional player. … Read More
1996 19 Years Old In 1996, Ljungberg made his Sweden U21 debut. … Read More

TWENTIES

1997 20 Years Old In 1997, Halmstad won the Allsvenskan and Ljungberg scored goals that year despite being injured. … Read More
1998 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Ljungberg was signed by Arsenal in 1998 for £3 million, which at the time was the highest transfer fee for a Swedish player. … Read More
Some of Ljungberg's best form came in the second half of the 2001–02 season, when Arsenal won their second Premier League and FA Cup double. … Read More
2005 28 Years Old 1 More Event
He also scored a penalty in the shootout in Arsenal's 2005 FA Cup Final victory over Manchester United. … Read More

THIRTIES

It was speculated in January 2007 that Ljungberg was being forced to leave Arsenal, after bosses became tired of a run of injuries restricting his play. "Ljungberg still has a lot to offer to Arsenal," Arsené Wenger said, on 13 January 2007, at a Blackburn Rovers pre-match press conference, stressing the fact that Ljungberg will stay at Arsenal until the end of his contract in 2009. … Read More
After seven months at the club, Ljungberg finally scored his first goal for West Ham in the home match against Birmingham City on 9 February 2008, putting West Ham up 1–0, with the game finishing 1–1. … Read More
Once the Sounders returned to Seattle, Ljungberg joined in training. Despite his speedy recovery, Ljungberg did not participate in the inaugural game against New York Red Bulls. He made his debut one week later on 28 March 2009, coming on as a 61st minute substitute in a 2–0 victory over Real Salt Lake.
Ljungberg was traded to Major League Soccer club Chicago Fire on 30 July 2010 and made his team debut as a substitute in the club's 3-2 victory over the LA Galaxy the following Sunday. … Read More
2011 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Ljungberg made his debut for Celtic away to Berwick Rangers in the Scottish Cup on 9 January 2011, playing over 60 minutes and helping his team to a 2–0 victory.
He left the club by mutual consent on 14 February 2012.
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