Daniele De Rossi boarded the Sweden bus following Italy's World Cup playoff defeat to apologise for the whistles heard during the Swedish anthem.
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return for Zweden... sorry, Sweden... at the World Cup. Here are two open letters why he should/shouldn't come back.
Five years ago, Sweden beat England 4-2. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his country's four goals, including one of the best the sport has ever seen.
Unsurprisingly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic found himself centre stage after Sweden battled their way to the 2018 World Cup at the expense of Italy.
Janne Andersson dismissed talk of a possible international return for retired striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic after his side's playoff win over Italy.
For the first time since 1958, Italy won't be going to the World Cup. Sweden's 1-0 aggregate win in their World Cup qualifying playoff saw to that.
Italy have failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958 as Sweden secured their spot in Russia after the teams' 0-0 draw.
Gian Piero Ventura said Italy did not deserve their 1-0 defeat to Sweden in Friday's World Cup playoff first leg and placed blame on the referee.
Sweden took the upper hand with a 1-0 win against Italy in the first leg of their UEFA World Cup playoff in Stockholm on Friday night.
The Azzurri have not needed to qualify for the World Cup through the playoff since 1998, when they defeated Russia 2-1 on aggregate.
Manchester United striker Ibrahimovic retired from international football after Sweden were eliminated from Euro 2016.
Both Italy and Sweden are missing some big name players who have never really been replaced. Who will step up when it counts?
Sweden may never see another Zlatan Ibrahimovic. But the search for the new "Ibra" has already begun.