Henrik Larsson is welcome back to be the Ibrahimovich partner

Squads are coming and the surprises too. The 36-year-old forward Henrik Larsson was called by the Swedish coach, Lars Lagerback to play in the EURO 2008.

Henrik had said goodbye to the Sweden National Team when the 2006 World Cup finished, but the player that is representing Helsingborgs IF reply "yes" to the Lagerback call.

Many injuries during these weeks and the decision to have more experience in the team were the keys to have this great player that scored 36 times with this scandinavian t-shirt.

Larsson was named in 1995 as the best Swedish player in the history after being the most important player in the team that finished third in the World Cup 1994 in the United States.

Helsingborgs IF is the last Swedish club that play the UEFA Champions League and currently is 6th in the Swedish League. But now, his fans only enjoy that Henrik Larsoon will be international again.

Two friendlies will be very important for this legend who need more minutes beside Fredrik Ljungberg – injured - and the main star, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Slovenia on May 26th and Ukraine on June 1st, both at Nya Ullevi Stadion in Goteborg, will be the matches before the EURO 2008.

The Swedish squad

Goalkeepers: Andreas Isaksson (Manchester City), Rami Shaaban (Hammarby), Johan Wiland (Elfsborg).

Defenders: Olof Mellberg (Aston Villa), Petter Hansson (Rennes), Daniel Majstorovic (Basel), Mikael Nilsson (Panathinaikos), Fredrik Stoor (Rosenborg), Mikael Dorsin (CFR Cluj), Andreas Granqvist (Helsingborg).

Midfielders: Anders Svensson (Elfsborg), Kim Kallstrom (Lyon), Tobias Linderoth (Galatasaray), Fredrik Ljungberg (West Ham), Christian Wilhemsson (Deportivo La Coruna), Niclas Alexandersson (IFK Goteborg), Daniel Andersson (Malmo FF), Sebastian Larsson (Birmingham).

Forwards: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Inter Milan), Johan Elmander (Toulouse), Markus Rosenberg (Werder Bremen), Henrik Larsson (Helsingborg), Marcus Allback (FC Copenhagen).

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