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Freddie Ljungberg
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Ljungberg playing in the Match Against Poverty in March 2014
Personal information
Full name Karl Fredrik Ljungberg
Date of birth 16 April 1977 (1977-04-16) (age 43)
Place of birth Vittsjö, Sweden
Height 1.75 m
Playing position Winger
Youth career
1982–1994 Halmstad
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1998 Halmstad 79 (10)
1998–2007 Arsenal 216 (46)
2007–2008 West Ham United 25 (2)
2009–2010 Seattle Sounders 37 (2)
2010 Chicago Fire 15 (2)
2011 Celtic 7 (0)
2011–2012 Shimizu S-Pulse 8 (0)
2014 Mumbai City 4 (0)
Total 391 (62)
National team
1993 Sweden U16 4 (2)
1994 Sweden U18 8 (1)
1995–1998 Sweden U21 12 (5)
1998–2008 Sweden 75 (14)
Teams managed
2016–2017 Arsenal U15
2017 VfL Wolfsburg (assistant)
2018–2019 Arsenal U23
2019–2020 Arsenal (assistant)
2019 Arsenal (interim)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

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

Career statistics

Club

Sources:
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Halmstad 1994 Allsvenskan 1 0 1 0
1995 Allsvenskan 16 1 4 0 20 1
1996 Allsvenskan 20 2 3 0 23 2
1997 Allsvenskan 24 5 4 1 28 6
1998 Allsvenskan 18 2 2 0 20 2
Total 79 10 13 1 92 11
Arsenal 1998–99 Premier League 16 1 3 0 2 0 21 1
1999–2000 Premier League 26 6 2 0 14 2 42 8
2000–01 Premier League 30 6 5 1 13 2 48 9
2001–02 Premier League 25 12 5 2 9 3 39 17
2002–03 Premier League 20 6 4 1 8 2 32 9
2003–04 Premier League 30 4 4 4 9 2 43 10
2004–05 Premier League 26 10 6 2 6 2 38 14
2005–06 Premier League 25 1 1 0 1 0 9 1 36 2
2006–07 Premier League 18 0 3 1 5 1 26 2
Total 216 46 33 11 3 0 73 15 325 72
West Ham United 2007–08 Premier League 25 2 1 0 2 0 28 2
Seattle Sounders 2009 Major League Soccer 22 2 1 0 2 0 25 2
2010 Major League Soccer 15 0 15 0
Total 37 2 1 0 2 0 40 2
Chicago Fire 2010 Major League Soccer 15 2 15 2
Celtic 2010–11 Scottish Premier League 7 0 1 0 8 0
Shimizu S-Pulse 2011 J.League 8 0 8 0
Mumbai City 2014 Indian Super League 4 0 4 0
Career total 391 62 36 11 7 0 86 16 520 89

International

Source:
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Sweden 1998 6 1
1999 7 1
2000 8 0
2001 9 0
2002 5 0
2003 4 1
2004 10 4
2005 7 5
2006 8 1
2007 6 1
2008 5 0
Total 75 14

International goals

Sweden score listed first, score column indicates after each Ljungberg goal.
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 28 May 1998 Malmö Stadion, Malmö, Sweden 3  Denmark 1–0 3–0 Friendly
2 31 March 1999 Stadion Śląski, Chorzów, Poland 8  Poland 1–0 UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying
3 7 June 2003 Stadio Serravalle, Serravalle, San Marino 37  San Marino 3–0 6–0 UEFA Euro 2004 qualifying
4 14 June 2004 Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal 41  Bulgaria 1–0 5–0 UEFA Euro 2004
5 4 September 2004 Ta' Qali National Stadium, Ta' Qali, Malta 46  Malta 4–0 7–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
6 6–0
7 9 October 2004 Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden 48  Hungary 1–0 3–0
8 9 February 2005 Stade de France, Paris, France 50  France 1–1 Friendly
9 26 March 2005 Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria 51  Bulgaria 3–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
10 3–0
11 4 June 2005 Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden 52  Malta 5–0 6–0
12 3 September 2005 Råsunda Stadium, Stockholm, Sweden 53  Bulgaria 1–0 3–0
13 15 June 2006 Olympiastadion, Berlin, Germany 59  Paraguay 1–0 2006 FIFA World Cup
14 13 October 2007 Rheinpark Stadion, Vaduz, Liechtenstein 68  Liechtenstein 3–0 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying

Managerial statistics

As of match played 21 December 2019
Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record Ref.
P W D L Win %
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Honours

Halmstad

Arsenal

Seattle Sounders

Fredrikljungbergguldboll
Ljungberg receiving the Guldbollen award in November 2006
  • U.S. Open Cup: 2009

Individual

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


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