Prime minister thanks team

October 14, 2003
STOCKHOLM -- Thousands of Swedish people welcomed home their Women's World Cup silver medallists in central Stockholm on Tuesday.

On Sunday, Sweden lost 2-1 to Germany in the final held in Carson, California, a game that was watched live on television by almost four million viewers in Sweden.

"It almost feels like we won the gold," said striker Hanna Ljungberg, who scored the opening goal of the match before Germany equalized and went on to win with a golden goal in extra time.
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