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“Why would I want such a reward?” The captain of the Swedes threw the medal on the podium

"Зачем мне такая награда?" Капитан шведов выбросил медаль на трибуны

MFM silver award went to American fans.

Sweden in the final of the youth world Cup 2018 was defeated by team Canada with the score 1:3. Thus, Sweden was ranked second in the tournament for the 11th time in its history, which is the second indicator after the national team of the USSR/Russia, which won silver 12 times in a row. At the same time the Swedish national team’s only two gold medals at the USSR/Russia 13.

The Swedes once again failed to win gold, which is very distressed team captain Liisa Andersson. Getting the silver medal at the awards ceremony, Andersson was not able to hold back the tears and threw the medal into the stands. Caught him the medal of the American fan immediately put a reward in itself.

“I don’t want to get a medal, losing the final. This guy on the podium wanted me more than her. And I already have a silver medal in YJWCH, I don’t need another one the same”, — explained the incident Andersson.

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“I don’t want to get a medal, losing the final. This guy on the podium wanted me more than her. And I already have a silver medal in YJWCH, I don’t need another one the same”, — explained the incident Andersson.

 

It is of interest that the cheerleader caught the award, after some time replaced an American sweater in Swedish.

“We were surrounded by 20 thousand fans who were rooting for the canadian team. We still fought with them struggling, but it was not enough. Besides judges practically whistled in our direction, which only complicated our task. I am proud of Sweden, but now I am very sad.

Our goalie played terrific. Sorry, we failed to control the puck. Discussed whether we lose in the locker room? There were a lot of tears, talking almost was not” — said Andersson.

Andersson himself, by the way, successfully conducted the tournament. He stepped out on the ice in the top three, gaining for MFM 7 (6+1) points. The forward was selected “new York Rangers” on the draft Junior NHL in 2017 in the first round under the General 7-m number. This season he spends in rent, in Swedish “Prelude” typing in 22 matches 14 (7+7) points.

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Lias come from a hockey family. His father, a famous Swedish hockey player Niklas Andersson managed to play in the NHL, and now works as a scout in the “Los Angeles kings”. Grandfather and uncle of the captain of the Swedish “youth” also played hockey, and his younger brother currently playing for the youth team “Farjestad”.

Someone will scold a young player for the emotions, but don’t be surprised if you soon see this guy on the Olympic games and the following season in the NHL. With such a character Lias Andersson will not get lost in the big hockey.

 

 

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