Fredrik Ljungberg named captain of Swedish football team

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Tuesday, August 8, 2006

It was announced at a press conference today that Fredrik Ljungberg will succeed Olof Mellberg as captain of Sweden's national football team, despite some speculation that Tobias Linderoth would be named as captain.

Fredrik Ljungberg currently plays for the English football team, Arsenal.

It was also announced that Mattias Jonson is retiring from international football.