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Ibrahimovic miffed at second-best

2014-12-23 23:08
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (File)

Stockholm - Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic did not take kindly to being voted Sweden's second greatest sportsman of all time.

Named runner-up to tennis star Bjorn Borg in the poll by newspaper Dagens Nyheter, the irrepressible Ibrahimovic said he felt he should have filled all five first places.

"Coming second is like finishing last," he said through his spokesperson Mika Lepisto.

He did, however, acknowledge that Borg, winner of 11 Grand Slam titles and world number one for 109 consecutive weeks from 1979 to 1981, was "a living legend".

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