It sounds like version Tacos 2.0 is over in Seattle. Erik Friberg has reportedly signed a four-year contract with BK Häcken in Sweden. He is returning to the club he played at before signing with the Sounders the first time in 2011.
Friberg’s contract option was not picked up after Friberg helped the Sounders win their first ever MLS Cup earlier in December. He started five of the Sounders six playoff games including the Final against Toronto.
After joining the Sounders for the second time during the summer of 2015, Friberg played a total of 38 MLS games – 29 starts. He scored zero goals and notched two assists. He did score a crucial goal in the CONCACAF Champions League game against Olimpia in the 90th minute. He also scored the game-winning goal against the LA Galaxy in the 2015 Knockout game.
In his three seasons with the Sounders, including playoffs, he appeared in 74 games with 61 being starts. He scored a total of two goals and had six assists.