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LUSTIG HAS THE LAST LAUGH

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RAGING Celtic defender Mikael Lustig let rip as he called Italy’s fans after they booed the Swedish national anthem before last night’s World Cup play-off in Milan.

The right-back couldn’t hold back as he saw red ahead of his nation’s 0-0 draw that saw them dump the four-time World Cup winners after triumphing 1-0 in the first leg.

It is the first occasion the Italians have failed to play in the World Cup Finals since failure in 1958.

Lustig and his team-mates were greeted by a cacophony of noise as they entered the pitch.

However, the rage of the home fans was reserved for their own players following a lacklustre display that marked the end of legendary keeper Gianluigis Buffon’s 175-cap international career.

Lustig, playing on the right-hand side of the rearguard, put in a determined 90 minutes to shut out the Azurri and silence their support for lengthy spells in the San Siro.

The Swedish players enjoyed their celebrations after the match as they gatecrashed a live TV broadcast.

As the party continued, skipper Andreas Granqvist had his head shaved by former loan Celt John Guidetti!

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