“I’m 32-years-old,” Ljungberg said. “I can’t wait a year and not play football.”
When confronted with Keller’s critical remarks, he was diplomatic in his response.
“It’s disappointing someone talking like that,” the Swede said. “I solved it this morning as well. We’re on the same page.”
Head coach Sigi Schmid gave a similar answer about the dustup between the two veteran players.
“I heard he (Keller) and Freddie talked about it,” he said. “It’s a private thing between them. I didn’t notice anything. If we do, we’ll address it.”
In the video below, Ljungberg went on to comment on his affection for Seattle, the status of lthe abor negotiations, the apparent miscommunication between the two sides, and MLS’ increased visibility globally.
John Zielonka is the Seattle correspondent for Goal.com