TIL Desk Sports/ Zlatan Ibrahimovic has now been immortalised with a statue of his in Sweden in an iconic pose, nearly three years after the LA Galaxy striker first dropped an unsubtle hint.
The striking bronze monument has come up near Malmo”s stadium, where he began his professional career in 1999.
The 38-year-old on Tuesday tweeted a picture showing him alongside the work and surrounded by crowds of fans, with the caption: “We are Zweden!!!”
bronze Zlatan, standing on a plinth and said to measure nearly nine feet in
height and close to half a ton in weight, was commissioned by Sweden”s
football authorities to honour their record goalscorer, according to a report.