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Glenn Strömberg

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Full nameGlenn Peter Strömberg
Date of birthJanuary 5, 1960(age 57)
Place of birthGöteborg, Sweden
Height1.90 m (6 ft 2.8 in)
Playing positionMidfielder

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Glenn Peter Strömberg (born January 5, 1960) is a Swedish former footballer. He won the 1982 UEFA Cup with IFK Göteborg. Apart from Göteborg, he has also played for Benfica and Atalanta. He was voted Swedish footballer of the year, winning Guldbollen 1985. For his majestic way of playing in the midfield he was nicknamed "The Marathon Man". Strömberg currently work as an expert commentator for Sveriges Television, for Viasat on UEFA Champions League and F.A. Premier League matches and for sports betting site as an expert.

Since he has no managerial experience, he was never regarded as a serious candidate to succeed Lars Lagerbäck as head coach of the Sweden national football team. In interviews during the 2006 FIFA World Cup he has said that he is flattered to get mentioned as a potential candidate for the job and that he would think carefully about any offer from the Swedish Football Association.

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