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Fredrik Ljungberg
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Personal information
Full name Karl Fredrik Ljungberg
Date of birth 16 April 1977 (1977-04-16) (age 45)
Place of birth    Vittsjö, Flag of Sweden Sweden
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Winger
Youth clubs
1982–1994 Flag of Sweden Halmstads
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1994–1998
1998–2007
2007–2008
2009–2010
2010
2011
2011–2012
2014
Total
Flag of Sweden Halmstads
Flag of England Arsenal
Flag of England West Ham United
Flag of United States Seattle Sounders FC
Flag of United States Chicago Fire
Flag of Scotland Celtic
Flag of Japan Shimizu S-Pulse
Flag of India Mumbai City
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216 0(72)
025 00(2)
037 00(2)
015 00(2)
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391 00(62)   
National team
1993
1994
1995–1998
1998–2008
Flag of Sweden Sweden U16
Flag of Sweden Sweden U18
Flag of Sweden Sweden U21
Flag of Sweden Sweden
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0000(1)
012 00(5)
075 0(14)
Teams managed
2016–2017
2017
2018–2019
2019–2020
2019
Flag of England Arsenal U15
Flag of Germany VfL Wolfsburg (assistant)
Flag of England Arsenal U23 (Head Coach)
Flag of England Arsenal (assistant)
Flag of England Arsenal (interim)

Karl Fredrik "Freddie" Ljungberg (born 16 April 1977) is a Swedish former footballer who played as a winger and is a football manager. He was the former assistant coach of Arsenal.

He began his career at Halmstad and went on to spend most of his career at Arsenal, where he won honours including two Premier League titles and three FA Cups, scoring in two finals including the victory in 2002. After leaving Arsenal in 2007, he had short spells at a number of clubs in England, Scotland, the United States, Japan and India. An international for a full decade, Ljungberg earned 75 caps and 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. He previously represented brands such as Nike, Procter & Gamble, L'Oreal, Puma, Beats, ESPN and Pepsi.

Honours

Clubs

Halmstad
Arsenal
Seattle Sounders FC
  • Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup (1): 2009

Assistant Manager

Arsenal

Individual

  • Premier League Player of the Season (1): 2001–02
  • Premier League Player of the Month (1): April 2002
  • Premier League Overseas Team of the Decade (1): 1992/93 – 2001/02
  • ESM Team of the Year (1): 2001–02
  • Swedish Player of the Year (2): 2002, 2006
  • Swedish Midfielder of the Year (6): 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • MLS Best XI (1): 2009
  • MLS Player of the Month (1): October 2009
  • Fotbollsgalan Folkets Lirare ("Fan's Player of the Year") (1): 1998

External links

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Swedish competitions · Swedish coaches · Swedish players · Swedish stadiums
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Sweden – UEFA Euro 2000 – Group stage

  • Manager: Flag of Sweden [[]]
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Sweden – 2002 FIFA World Cup – Round of 16

  • Manager: Flag of Sweden [[]]
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Sweden – UEFA Euro 2004 – Quarter-finals

  • Manager: Flag of Sweden [[]]
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Sweden – 2006 FIFA World Cup - Round of 16

  • Manager: Flag of Sweden [[]]
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Sweden – UEFA Euro 2008 – Group stage

  • Manager: Flag of Sweden [[]]
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