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Henrik Larsson to play for Sweden at Euro 2008

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Henrik Larsson to play for Sweden at Euro 2008
08:37 CEST+02:00
To the surprise and delight of most Swedish football fans, veteran striker Henrik Larsson was among the names when manager Lars Lagerbäck announced his squad for this summer's Euro 2008 on Tuesday.

Despite previously insisting that his international career was over, Larsson has conformed that he will travel to Switzerland and Austria and his sixth major championship.

Sweden open their campaign against title holders Greece in Salzburg on June 10th before facing up to Spain and Russia.

Sweden's provisional squad:

Goalkeepers; Andreas Isaksson (Manchester City/ENG), Rami Shaaban (Hammarby/SWE), Johan Wiland (Elfsborg/SWE)

Defenders: Petter Hansson (Rennes/FRA), Mikael Nilsson (Panathinaikos/GRE), Andreas Granqvist (Wigan Athletic/ENG), Mikael Dorsin (Cluj/ROM), Daniel Majstorovic (FC Basel/SUI), Olof Mellberg (Aston Villa/ENG), Fredrik Stoor (Rosenborg/NOR)

Midfielders: Kim Källström (Lyon/FRA), Niclas Alexandersson (IFK Gothenburg/SWE), Sebastian Larsson (Birmingham City/ENG), Daniel Andersson (Malmo FF/SWE), Fredrik Ljungberg (West Ham United/ENG), Anders Svensson (Elfsborg/NOR), Christian Wilhelmsson (Nantes/FRA), Tobias Linderoth (Galatasaray/TUR)

Forwards: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Inter Milan/ITA), Henrik Larsson (Helsingborgs IF/SWE), Johan Elmander (Toulouse/FRA), Markus Rosenberg (Werder Bremen/GER), Marcus Allback (FC Copenhagen/DEN)

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