Sweden

SWE

 


 

Sweden
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Blågult
(The Blue-Yellow)
Association Svenska Fotbollförbundet(SvFF)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Janne Andersson
Captain Andreas Granqvist
Most caps Anders Svensson (148)
Top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimović (62)
Home stadium Friends Arena
FIFA code SWE
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 23 Steady (17 May 2018)
Highest (November 1994)
Lowest 45 (March 2015, October–November 2015, March 2017)
Elo ranking
Current 20 Steady (20 April 2018)
Highest (May–June 1949, October 1949, July 1950)
Lowest 48 (September 1980, May 1981)
First international
 Sweden 11–3 Norway 
(GothenburgSweden; 12 July 1908)
Biggest win
 Sweden 12–0 Latvia 
(StockholmSweden; 29 May 1927)
 Sweden 12–0 South Korea 
(LondonEngland; 5 August 1948)
Biggest defeat
United Kingdom Great Britain 12–1 Sweden 
(LondonEngland; 20 October 1908)
World Cup
Appearances 12 (first in 1934)
Best result Runners-up (1958)
European Championship
Appearances 6 (first in 1992)
Best result Semi-finals (1992)

 


 

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The following 23 players have been called up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup as well as two friendly matches against Denmark and Peru on 2 June 2018 and 9 June 2018 respectively.

Caps and goals updated as of 27 March 2018 after the match against Romania.

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Robin Olsen 8 January 1990 (age 28) 16 0 Denmark Copenhagen
12 GK Karl-Johan Johnsson 28 January 1990 (age 28) 5 0 France Guingamp
23 GK Kristoffer Nordfeldt 23 June 1989 (age 28) 8 0 Wales Swansea City

2 DF Mikael Lustig 13 December 1986 (age 31) 64 6 Scotland Celtic
3 DF Victor Lindelöf 17 July 1994 (age 23) 19 1 England Manchester United
4 DF Andreas Granqvist (captain) 16 April 1985 (age 33) 70 6 Russia Krasnodar
5 DF Martin Olsson 17 May 1988 (age 30) 42 5 Wales Swansea City
6 DF Ludwig Augustinsson 21 April 1994 (age 24) 14 0 Germany Werder Bremen
14 DF Filip Helander 22 April 1993 (age 25) 4 0 Italy Bologna
16 DF Emil Krafth 2 August 1994 (age 23) 11 0 Italy Bologna
18 DF Pontus Jansson 13 February 1991 (age 27) 14 0 England Leeds United

7 MF Sebastian Larsson (vice captain) 6 June 1985 (age 32) 98 6 England Hull City
8 MF Albin Ekdal 28 July 1989 (age 28) 32 0 Germany Hamburger SV
10 MF Emil Forsberg 23 October 1991 (age 26) 34 6 Germany RB Leipzig
13 MF Gustav Svensson 7 February 1987 (age 31) 11 0 United States Seattle Sounders FC
15 MF Oscar Hiljemark 28 June 1992 (age 25) 20 2 Italy Genoa
17 MF Viktor Claesson 2 January 1992 (age 26) 21 3 Russia Krasnodar
19 MF Marcus Rohdén 11 May 1991 (age 27) 10 1 Italy Crotone
21 MF Jimmy Durmaz 22 March 1989 (age 29) 44 3 France Toulouse

9 FW Marcus Berg 17 August 1986 (age 31) 55 18 United Arab Emirates Al Ain
11 FW John Guidetti 15 April 1992 (age 26) 20 1 Spain Alavés
20 FW Ola Toivonen 3 July 1986 (age 31) 57 13 France Toulouse
22 FW Isaac Kiese Thelin 24 June 1992 (age 25) 18 2 Belgium Waasland-Beveren

Recent call-ups

The following 37 players have also been called up to the Sweden squad within the last twelve months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Jacob Rinne 20 June 1993 (age 24) 2 0 Denmark AaB 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
GK Johannes Hopf 16 June 1987 (age 30) 0 0 Turkey Gençlerbirliği 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
GK Peter Abrahamsson 18 July 1988 (age 29) 1 0 Sweden BK Häcken v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
GK Pontus Dahlberg 21 January 1999 (age 19) 1 0 Sweden IFK Göteborg v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
GK Andreas Linde 24 July 1993 (age 24) 1 0 Norway Molde FK v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018 WD

DF Niklas Hult 13 February 1990 (age 28) 7 0 Greece AEK Athens 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Johan Larsson 5 May 1990 (age 28) 6 0 Denmark Brøndby IF 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Sotirios Papagiannopoulos 5 September 1990 (age 27) 2 0 Sweden Östersunds FK 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
DF Anton Tinnerholm 26 February 1991 (age 27) 9 0 United States New York City FC v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
DF Linus Wahlqvist 11 November 1996 (age 21) 6 0 Sweden IFK Norrköping v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
DF Joakim Nilsson 6 February 1994 (age 24) 4 0 Sweden IF Elfsborg v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
DF Franz Brorsson 30 January 1996 (age 22) 2 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
DF Jacob Une Larsson 8 April 1994 (age 24) 2 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
DF Joel Andersson 11 November 1996 (age 21) 1 0 Sweden BK Häcken v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
DF Rasmus Lindkvist 16 May 1990 (age 28) 1 0 Sweden AIK v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
DF Sebastian Holmén 29 April 1992 (age 26) 4 0 Russia Dynamo Moscow v.  Netherlands, 10 October 2017

MF Jiloan Hamad 6 November 1990 (age 27) 8 0 Sweden Hammarby IF 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Alexander Fransson 2 April 1994 (age 24) 6 0 Switzerland Lausanne-Sport 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Robin Quaison 9 October 1993 (age 24) 5 2 Germany Mainz 05 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Ken Sema 30 September 1993 (age 24) 5 0 Sweden Östersunds FK 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Sam Larsson 10 April 1993 (age 25) 3 1 Netherlands Feyenoord 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Simon Tibbling 7 September 1994 (age 23) 0 0 Denmark Brøndby IF 2018 FIFA World Cup PRE
MF Oscar Lewicki 14 July 1992 (age 25) 15 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
MF Kerim Mrabti 20 May 1994 (age 24) 3 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
MF Kristoffer Olsson 30 June 1995 (age 22) 3 0 Sweden AIK v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
MF Magnus Eriksson 8 April 1990 (age 28) 1 0 United States San Jose Earthquakes v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018 WD
MF Robert Gojani 19 October 1992 (age 25) 1 0 Sweden IF Elfsborg v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
MF Jesper Karlström 21 June 1995 (age 22) 1 0 Sweden Djurgårdens IF v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
MF Erdal Rakip 13 February 1996 (age 22) 0 0 England Crystal Palace v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018 WD
MF Jakob Johansson 21 June 1990 (age 27) 15 1 Greece AEK Athens v.  Italy, 13 November 2017

FW Christoffer Nyman 5 October 1992 (age 25) 10 1 Germany Eintracht Braunschweig v.  Romania, 27 March 2018 WD
FW David Moberg Karlsson 20 March 1994 (age 24) 3 1 Sweden IFK Norrköping v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
FW Kalle Holmberg 3 March 1993 (age 25) 2 1 Sweden IFK Norrköping v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
FW Gustaf Nilsson 23 May 1997 (age 21) 2 1 Denmark Silkeborg IF v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
FW Jordan Larsson 20 June 1997 (age 20) 2 0 Sweden IFK Norrköping v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018
FW Carlos Strandberg 14 April 1996 (age 22) 0 0 Sweden Malmö FF v.  Denmark, 11 January 2018 WD
FW Samuel Armenteros 27 May 1990 (age 28) 2 1 United States Portland Timbers v.  Belarus, 3 September 2017

 

 

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