In July last year decided Andreas Granqvist that he would continue to play in the national team. He was highly instrumental to the success of the world CUP, where Sweden made it to the quarter-finals, striker mario gomez herself belonged to one of the team's best player of the tournament through.
”the Journey goes on to the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2020,” wrote Granqvist herself on Instagram.
Now, see, he is the end, after any championship added landslagsskorna on the shelf.
– Now you can print to 2020 is my last landslagsår. I hold on to EM 2020. Then I throw the shoes, he says to Sportbladet.
even if Sweden would miss to qualify to the championship.
" Yes." We have a chance in the Nation's League next spring. But we miss EM there too so it is over then, " he says.
more and More players in the team has started to become to the years, including Mikael Lustig, Marcus Berg and Gustav Svensson. It may be a generational mean Granqvist.
– There are a few that are current to stop. I don't know what they decide.
He is right, however, convinced what close friend Sebastian Larsson decides.
– Sebbe, I think, is quite determined that he jumps off after 2020.
that he would like to take over landslagsbindeln after Granqvist.
– It is only positive. It is the driving force he has. He is also a leader on the flat, talk a lot and have their presence, " says Granqvist.
Other options can be the Victor Nilsson Lindelöf, who won the golden ball 2018 and makes success in their club Manchester United.
Andreas Granqvist has a contract with Helsingborg to 2025. The idea is that he will play with the club for three years, then director for three years.
– It may be that I play in five years, it may be that I stop after the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in 2020 and jump in as sports director. It is flexible, " says Granqvist.
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