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SHOCK HORROR: PSG ace Ibrahimovic annoyed at being voted Sweden's no.2

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not reacted well to being voted as Sweden's second best sportsperson of all-time.

In a poll conducted by newspaper Dagens Nyheter, the Paris Saint-Germain striker was ranked second on the list behind tennis legend Bjorn Borg.

The 'Ice Man', who won 11-time Grand Slam winner, gained the majority of the votes to land the number one spot ahead of Sweden international 'Ibra'.

Naturally, the enormously self-assured Zlatan was not too pleased with the result: "On that list I would have been number one, two, three, four and five, with due respect to the others. Coming second is like finishing last."

Following Borg and Ibrahimovic in the top five was Jan-Ove Waldner - the 'Mozart of table tennis' - women's golf superstar Annika Sorenstam and alpine skiing legend Ingemar Stenmark.

Other footballers to feature in the top 50 included former Parma, Leeds United and Crystal Palace forward Tomas Brolin (35th) and ex-Celtic and Barcelona striker Henrik Larsson (37th).

Dagens Nyheter Top 10 Swedish sportspeople

1 Bjorn Borg (tennis) 2 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (football) 3 Jan-Ove Waldner (table tennis) 4 Annika Sorenstam (golf) 5 Ingemar Stenmark (alpine skiing) 6 Carolina Kluft (heptathlete) 7 Ingemar Johansson (boxing) 8 Gunde Svan (cross-country skiing) 9 Peter Forsberg (ice hockey) 10 Gert Fredriksson (rowing)

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