Zlatan awarded gold record for his version of the Swedish national anthem


As if you needed anymore proof that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the true king of Sweden, on the same day he scored the opening goal in their Euro qualifier against Moldova, he was awarded a gold record for a version of Sweden’s national anthem he recorded as part of a Volvo commercial.

Zlatan’s rendition of the anthem has been streamed more than three million times in Sweden, earning him the award, and, according to Zlatan, the record for the most streamed national anthem ever.

Here’s the original ad…


With Sweden’s 2–0 win over Moldova, they finish third in their group, putting them amongst the eight third-place teams that will play a two legged playoff in order to reach the Euro 2016 finals.