Sweden forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic watch from the stand during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Sweden and Italy in Solna,Sweden on November 10, 2017. / AFP / Jonathan NACKSTRAND
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STOCKHOLM: The final whistle which signaled that Sweden had qualified for the Russia 2018 World Cup was still echoing around the San Siro when the speculation began: Will retired record star goalscorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic return for the finals in Russia?Sweden had just secured a 1-0 aggregate victory over Italy with a squad short on big names, a team that snatched second place in European qualifying Group A from the Dutch and beaten France at home before knocking out Italy, all without Zlatan.A return for Zlatan now could upset that delicate balance.Andersson's players were not in the mood to discuss a possible return either.
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