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Meet the Swedish man putting the Messi into baby changing
Leo Messi and a baby in his number 10 nappy. Photo: AFP / blog moda bebe

A Swedish entrepreneur is branding baby nappies especially for Barcelona football fans.

Swedish boxer's unusual demand: male eye candy
Swedish boxer Mikaela Laurén. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

Here's this Swedish boxing champion's request for her big title match in Stockholm.

'Firecracker' cuts short Zlatan's visit to Malmö
Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: AP Photo/Francois Mori

A video has emerged showing chaotic scenes when Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic visited his old neighbourhood Rosengård.

Could defeat spell end of road for Zlatan at PSG?
Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: AP Photo/Jon Super

Oh Zlatan, we'll always have Paris.

Zlatan sues ex-Sweden coach over doping claim
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, left, and Ulf Karlsson. Photo: TT

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has sued a former national coach over comments in which he appeared to accuse the Swedish footballer of doping, a lawyer representing the striker has said.

Ex-Sweden coach says sorry to Zlatan about doping claims
Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT

A former Sweden coach has apologized to Zlatan Ibrahimovic for appearing to accuse the footballer of doping.

Zlatan wants a ten-part 'Rambo' movie of his life
Zlatan (left) and Sylvester Stallone who played Rambo. Photos: Thibault Camus/TT/AP and Evan Agostini/AP/TT

Fancy watching Ibracadabra I, VIII or X?

Zlatan's agent hits back at 'doping' accusation
Zlatan Ibrahimovic in his former Juventus shirt. Photo: AP Photo/Andrew Medichini

UPDATED: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's agent has told Swedish media the star is taking legal action after a former national manager appeared to accuse the striker of doping.

Who is Sweden's new national football boss?
Janne Andersson. Photo: Stefan Jerrevång/TT

Janne Andersson is Sweden's new football coach. Never heard of him? Well, at least he's got Zlatan's vote.

Nordic nations to make joint bid for future Euros
Norway's Marcus Pedersen, Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Denmark's Nicklas Bendtner, who've all played in previous big tournaments. Photos: TT/Scanpix/Vegard Wivestad Grøtt; TT/Denis Tyrin;TT/Michael

Euro 2024 and Euro 2028 could include football matches in Sweden, Norway or Denmark if a joint Nordic push to host the competition goes through.

Zlatan wants £600,000 a week to move to UK
PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic at a game in Malmö in November. Photo: Andreas Hillergren/TT

"The money is crazy," unnamed 'insider' tells UK's Daily Mail.

Zlatan won't bid au revoir to Paris just yet, says agent
"Don't worry guys, I might just stay." Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/TT

Does this mean they decided to replace the Eiffel Tower with his statue?

Is Sweden's Zlatan moving to the UK?
Zlatan Ibrahimovic training in Solna, Stockholm on Monday. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed that Premier League clubs are keen on signing him, ahead of his national side's friendly with the Czech Republic.

Euro 2016
Sweden boss rests Zlatan ahead of Euros
Zlatan Ibrahimovic training in Solna, Stockholm, on Monday. Photo: Marcus Ericsson/TT

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's been told to sit out Sweden's upcoming friendly with Turkey to save his energy for the Euros.

Skis, lycra and Ikea: 3.8m hits but is this video really funny?

UPDATED: A video of a Swede and a Norwegian attempting to cross country ski inside Ikea has sent social media sites into meltdown. Are you jumping on the bandwagon? (or should that be ski lift?)

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