Zlatan plays ball with tennis star Djokovic

Zlatan plays ball with tennis star Djokovic
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Sweden and Paris Saint Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic treated the crowd to a bit of impromptu football tennis with world number two Novak Djokovic following his match against Roger Federer at the World Tour Masters in Paris on Saturday.

The Swede was attending the event together with his family taking their seats near the front to watch Djokovic end Federer's tournament with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 win.

The PSG star was spotted by Djokovic and was promptly invited to join him on court. Zlatan duly obliged, despite currently resting from playing with his Paris club due to a slight knee injury.

Ibrahmovic and Belgrade-born Djokovic are long-standing friends and after a spot of more orthodox tennis involving rackets they began playing with their feet. The tall Swede demonstrated however that while adept at mastering a football, his tennis ball juggling skills leave a little room for improvement.

The crowd in Paris appeared to enjoy the show however and the pair were given a warm ovation for their efforts to entertain.

Despite Ibrahimovic's absence, Paris Saint Germain made light of the wintry weather at the Parc des Princes on Friday to ease past Lorient 4-0 and extend their unbeaten Ligue 1 run to 23 games.

Next on Zlatan and PSG's footballing agenda is the Champions League clash with Belgians Anderlecht, against whom the Swede registered a four goal haul in the two weeks ago.

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