A Swedish newspaper named Zlatan Ibrahimovic 2nd on the list of all time sports people from Sweeden as he was placed behind Bjorn Borg. The Paris Saint-Germain forward reacted badly as he felt insulted.
Zlatan told reporters that he should have been “number 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5” on the list. Ibrahimovic who was named the best Swedish footballer of the year for a record ninth time speaking in an interview with the review panel, Ibrahimovic said “Thank you (for the congratulations), but to finish second is like finishing last. On that list I would have been number 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, with due respect to the others.”
Ibrahimovic has been the face of Swedish football over the past decade. But Bprg revolutionalized not just tennis in the world but Sweden in the eyes of the sporting world. Henrik Larsson was also one of the football stars to make the list.