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Five players retire from Swedish national football team

Mikael Lustig, Marcus Berg, Sebastian Larsson, Andreas Granqvist, Gustav Svensson leave team

Selcuk Bugra Gokalp   | 20.07.2021
Five players retire from Swedish national football team

ANKARA 

Five players announced their international retirement from the Swedish National Football Team on Tuesday, according to Swedish FA.

Mikael Lustig, Marcus Berg, Sebastian Larsson, Andreas Granqvist, and Gustav Svensson ended their careers with the national team.

Gustav Svensson said representing Sweden was an incredible honor and he thanked fellow players and fans.

Mikael Lustig, Marcus Berg, and Andreas Granqvist all played more than 85 games each for Sweden. Svensson has 32 caps while Larsson has just one appearance for the national team.

Lustig, 34, a right back and midfielder Larsson, 36, plays for Swede club AIK Solna while attacker Berg, 34, plays for Goteborg.

Svensson, 34, plays midfield for Chinese club Guangzhou City.

Granqvist, 36, retired from professional football with the national team.

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