Sweden

I got relegated

This is what it’s like for a player (hint: 1/10 would not do again) That’s me on the right Fans of all ages were crying and consoling each other in the stands. Just five years ago, in 2011, they had watched our club, Helsingborgs IF, win the domestic treble. We were the first Swedish club in history …

Gefle IF celebrate win with their one traveling fan

Sometimes being alone isn’t so lonely (@awaydays_) One Gefle IF supporter, identified only as Peter, was devoted enough to make the journey from Gävle, Sweden to Kalmar — a six-hour drive each way—for the club’s Allsvenskan match against Kalmar FF despite the team being winless since August. His loyalty was rewarded with a 1–0 win and the …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic goes home in international farewell Volvo film

https://www.youtube.com/embed/5SRQUxdNppg Sweden’s 1–0 loss to Belguim in their final Euro 2016 group-stage match marked the end of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s international career. So to commemorate the occasion, Volvo has somehow already released a tender farewell video starring one of their nation’s greatest ever footballers and his family. The film starts with a reenactment of the very …

Amateur footballer sent off for provocative farting

Adam Lindin Ljungkvist A player in Sweden’s seventh division was sent off for farting during a match. And as strange as that sounds, it kind of makes complete sense once you’ve taken a look at the picture above. From the Guardian: Adam Lindin Ljungkvist, who was playing at left-back in the match between Järna SK’s …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hypnotizes children, Montenegro defense

How would you look if a mythical creature appeared before you, bathing you in a majestic light and revealing all that is good to you? Eight-year-old Melwin Löwdahl and 10-year-old Frank Johansson Czarnecki discovered the answer to this question when they came face to face with Zlatan Ibrahimovic before Sweden’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Montenegro. …

Swedish killer says he targeted Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Notorious Swedish killer Peter Mangs claims in a new book that he targeted Zlatan Ibrahimovic in 2010. Mangs was sentenced to life in prison in 2010 for two murders and eight attempted murders over a seven-year period in Zlatan’s hometown of Malmo, Sweden. The attacks were racially motivated, which is also why he wanted to …