FREDDIE LJUNGBERG COLUMN

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October 23, 2009
LjungbergBy Freddie Ljungberg
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It was great to see the U.S. qualify for the World Cup and I think that's great for American soccer, but as a Swede, of course I'm upset that we couldn't qualify. Our biggest rival is Denmark and we knocked them out last qualification round and unfortunately they knocked us out this time.

It's been 12 years since Sweden failed to qualify for the World Cup, so naturally we're not happy. Normally to qualify, it's imperative to win your home games and we failed to do that. We lost at home ...

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