Ljungberg Proved Himself Without Difficulty And Scored On His Debut On 20

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Ljungberg was a model for Calvin Klein underwear until 2007. Also in his youth, he enjoyed playing ice hockey and developed a talent for handball; he was eventually called up to the national handball team, but decided to focus his attentions on football. Eventually, he quit university to concentrate on his football career. Ljungberg made his senior debut on 23 October 1994 in the Allsvenskan against AIK. Ljungberg was signed by Arsenal in 1998 for £3 million, which at the time was the highest transfer fee for a Swedish player. Ljungberg proved himself without difficulty and scored on his debut on 20 September after coming on as a substitute against rival club Manchester United, the match ending 3-0. He scored an identical goal again Against Liverpool at Highbury 3 weeks later.

His Parents Relented And Took Him To Halmstads BK Where Freddie Ljungberg Played

Freddie Ljungberg
Freddie Ljungberg
Freddie Ljungberg
Freddie Ljungberg
Freddie Ljungberg
Freddie Ljungberg


Ljungberg was captain of the Swedish national team until he announced his international retirement after UEFA Euro 2008. He previously represented brands such as Nike, Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal and currently represents Puma, ESPN and Pepsi, as well as running his own blog since October 2009. His parents relented and took him to Halmstads BK where he played on the youth team under Olle Eriksson. Also in his youth, he enjoyed playing ice hockey and developed a talent for handball; he was eventually called up to the national handball team, but decided to focus his attentions on football. Ljungberg did well in academic subjects as well as sports. 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. His perseverance paid off because three years later he was moved up to the senior team. He won both the Swedish Cup and League title with the club.

His Parents Relented And Took Him To Halmstads BK Where Freddie Ljungberg Played

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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. On 12 September 1984, the Ljungbergs had another son, Karl Oskar Filip. His parents relented and took him to Halmstads BK where he played on the youth team under Olle Eriksson. From the time he was 5-14, Ljungberg was coached by Eriksson.