Euro heartbreak for Wilhelmsson

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Sweden winger Christian Wilhelmsson has been ruled out for the remainder of Euro 2008 with a hamstring injury.

The 28-year-old suffered the injury during the second half of Sweden´s 2-0 win against Greece in Salzburg on Tuesday night and immediately left the field.

Following the match Sweden coach Lars Lagerback admitted he expected the former Roma player would be ruled out for the rest of the tournament and that was confirmed by team doctor Anders Valentin on Wednesday.

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