Lars Edvin "Lasse" Lagerbäck (pronounced [ˈlɑːʂ ˈlɑːgɛrˈbɛk]; born 16 July 1948 in Katrineholm) is a Swedish football manager and former player, and the current manager of the Norwegian national football team.
He is best known as the former manager of the Swedish national team. He managed the Swedish national team from 1998 until 2009, leading Sweden in five consecutive championships. He resigned as manager in 2009 after Sweden's failure to qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Apart from his coaching duties, Lagerbäck has in recent years been a pundit on Premier League and UEFA Champions League broadcasting on Swedish television.Close