Benfica claimed that Vasteras only had one per cent of the resale under the player's first contract, while Vasteras claimed that they were entitled to 20 per cent.
A compromise was reached via FIFA and VSK's financial records revealed they secured almost £3.5m.
And Lindelof told fotballskalen: "It was very important to me that they got the money. I was born and raised in Västerås and played in the club for a very long time and it is fun that I can help the way I can by playing soccer.
"I am very very happy about that."