Sven-Göran Eriksson is 70 years old, and has put 42 of them on to be a football coach. My career has taken him from Degerfors to Portugal, Italy, the Uk, and a bunch of other countries around the world.
He has taken countless decisions during his fotbollsliv – but there is only one thing that ”eriksson finally found”, now the head coach of the Philippines in the Asian championships, regret.
" It was in my last world CUP (2006, England) I should have taken a mental coach for penalty shoot-out. I thought we had enough experience and the players that were specialists on penalties. But it is history now, " he says to The Guardian.
drove England out in the quarter-finals against Portugal after penalty kicks.
In Russia-the world CUP was broken to end the curse. The team's win in the final against Colombia was the first time ever that England have won a world CUP penalty shoot-out.
"I was very glad for their sakes," says Eriksson.