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05-06-2012, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by wings5 View Post
Strange I would have thought based on the quality of their national team that they would be close to or on par with the elite countries. I have heard Lisbon has arguably the top youth teams in Europe that almost never lose.
The youth national teams do pretty well, not sure about the youth team clubs though.

Originally Posted by Midas View Post
When i lived there the only players people talked about were

Zlatan Ibrahimović. Classic Swedish name

Rosenberg. Was with Werder Bremen but i think he was put down to Tier 2?
Well, then again, there's quite a lot of hockeyplayers without "canadian" names. Gretzky, Sakic, Chelios etc

Strange, I can't recall Rosenberg ever being popular, since he was always put aside in favor of other strikers in the national team.

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