When the players gather hours before the football extravaganza at the We he may know a little what to expect.
AIK Swedish champions – Jansson unlikely guldhjälte
"I have been told that it'll be a bit special, it'll be fun to get to experience it," says Sebastian Larsson before he leaves the club house in Karlberg.
He was not disappointed. With a smile on his face, he heard the fans sing the players on the field and it was not long before rockets and smoke got the entire arena to be in a smoke screen.
who came to AIK after 18 years in England, sees a big difference in the clubs ' relationship to the fans.
" In England it is very closed of the year, there is a difference in Sweden.
Otherwise, he does not like that the Swedish culture is different so much against it in England.
– the Passion for the team and the club, I feel clear again from England. I came for the team when it went well and it continued to go well. It is clear that it makes everything go easier.
what impressed the most on him so hesitant, he does not.
– It is the pressure around the club and the huge interest that exists for the AIK.
At the beginning of the week conducted the players a bip test where it comes to keeping a certain tempo in löpningarna in relation to a signal.
" It went well, I passed the level one would. It is always good, " says Sebastian Larsson.
" I'm very confident with knowing what I need to do to feel that I give me the best conditions in the pre-season running in time.
We were both about to show up and come in again after a longer break.
" It is clear that it is not fulltränad now, but it is not that you can't move.
Sebastian Larsson, who won the league Cup with Birmingham in 2011, remember the joy and relief after AIK, secured the gold medal in the shortlisting away against Kalmar.
" It felt unbelievably awesome and fun to be with and play home the gold.
the CHAMPIONSHIP trophy, wandering around between the players in the suburbs of Stockholm and Robin Jansson got himself the trophy home to Bengtsfors.
hometown Eskilstuna, come on.
– I missed most of it because I joined the team the day after the gold. No, the trophy never found home to Eskilstuna.
Now is the AIK all teams want to beat.
– We must be able to handle the situation will be the defending champion, it always means a little extra. We can develop the tempo with the ball and hurt opponents even more, it's the kind of thing we need to grind on.
the Week before the premiere league starts, the 23 march, will play Sweden in european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifier at the Friends arena against Romania.
" I'm looking forward to qualifying. We should have a good opportunity to take a direktplats to EM.
" Yes, it is lovely.