Soccer WagsTuesday 14th November 2017

Victor Lindelof girlfriend Maja Nilsson celebrates Sweden's World Cup win after wearing Man United player's shirt that smelled "like shit" during tense playoff

Victor Lindelof girlfriend Maja Nilsson celebrates Sweden's World Cup win after wearing Man United player's shirt that smelled "like shit" during tense playoff

Monday night was a big one for Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof.

The 23-year-old centre-back has endured a tough season so far as he has struggled to establish himself as a regular at Old Trafford.

But he played a key role for his country as they kept a second clean sheet in four days to secure a goalless draw which gave them a 1-0 aggregate win over Italy in their World Cup qualifying playoff.

Victor Lindelof celebrates Sweden reaching the 2018 World Cup
Victor Lindelof (top) celebrates Sweden reaching the 2018 World Cup

Lindelof’s girlfriend, Maja Nilsson, took to Instagram to express her pride after the match.

Nilsson posted a picture of Lindelof celebrating his nation’s place at Russia 2018 along with the words: “It’s lucky I love vodka almost as much as I love you. So proud of you my love”.

She had earlier shared another photo before kickoff when she uploaded a snap of herself wearing the jersey Lindelof had played in during Friday’s first leg in Stockholm.

Nilsson accompanied her initial post with the caption: “Victors shirt from the last game smells like shit but I’m gonna wear it anyways”.

It was not the first time Nilsson was seen posing in one of her man’s used jerseys. Earlier this season she was spotted dressed in the shirt Lindelof had made his United debut in – against Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup.

Maja Nilsson poses in Victor Lindelof's Sweden shirt
Girlfriend Maja Nilsson posing in Victor Lindelof’s Sweden shirt from the first leg
Maja Nilsson wearing the shirt Victor Lindelof made his Manchester United debut in
Maja Nilsson wearing the shirt Victor Lindelof made his Manchester United debut in

Of the 32 World Cup finals spots, just three remain unfilled.

Once all of the playoffs have been completed, the World Cup draw will take place in Moscow on December 1.

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