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Sweden players celebrate World Cup win over Italy by crashing live TV coverage

Swedish players couldn't hide their delight at qualifying for the World Cup next summer at Italy's expense

You can’t blame the Swedish players failing to hide their delight on one of their most famous nights.

The Swedes pulled off a huge upset in beating Italy over two legs to reach the World Cup and send the four-time holders out.


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The Swedish team couldn't hide their joy after beating Italy

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The Swedish team couldn’t hide their joy after beating Italy

The Sweden team almost wiped out the TV set on the touchline in Milan

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The Sweden team almost wiped out the TV set on the touchline in Milan

And the Sweden team were jubilant after the final whistle.

The whole side ran over to a TV set on the touchline at the San Siro and crashed a broadcast.

The broadcasting table was almost left broken after the team rushed over to celebrate.

One poor technician did his best to keep the TV set in tact as the players enjoyed their success.


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Sweden defied the odds to overcome the Azzurri and seal their spot at Russia 2018

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Sweden defied the odds to overcome the Azzurri and seal their spot at Russia 2018

Gianluigi Buffon and his team-mates were dumped out of the World Cup by Sweden

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Gianluigi Buffon and his team-mates were dumped out of the World Cup by Sweden

A valiant 0-0 draw in Milan secured a 1-0 aggregate victory that booked their place at the World Cup in Russia.

Italy failed to find a way through in a goalless second leg at the San Siro and missed out on the finals for the first time since 1958.

Some Twitter users even called for a return for Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

Conte managed the Italian side before taking up his role at Stamford Bridge, and some fans want him back at the helm.


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