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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Book Is A Barcelona Hating Self-Aggrandising Joy

ZLATAN Ibrahimovic – Malmö FF, Ajax, Juventus, Internazionale, Barcelona, A.C. Milan – has written a book about being Zlatan. We’ve got soem extracts from the work Jar Är Zlatan’ (I Am Zlatan). The book promises to be a classic:

1. “I got a bike when I was little, a BMX. I called it ‘Fido Dido’ after the tough little cartoon guy with spiked hair. I thought he was the coolest thing ever.

“The bike got stolen outside of the Rosengård swimming baths and Dad went there with his shirt open and sleeves rolled up. He’s the kind of person that says: ‘No one touches my kids! No one takes their stuff’. But not even a tough guy like him could do anything about it. Fido Dido was gone, and I was crushed.”

2. “I felt like crap when I was sitting in the locker room with Guardiola staring at me like I was an annoying distraction, an outsider. It was nuts. He was a wall, a stone wall. I didn’t get any sign of life from him and I was wishing myself away every moment with the team.”

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Posted: 10th, November 2011 | In: Sports | Comment

The Greatest Ever 4-Eyed Footballers



THE Johnny Cash song “A Boy Named Sue” tells the tale of a man whose father gave him a girl’s name in order to toughen him up –
the reasoning being that he would be taunted mercilessly and forced to defend himself.

The former Manchester United and England footballer Nobby Stiles puts forward a similar explanation for his development as a hard man of the tough-tackling terrier variety. With a name like Norbert, he didn’t have much choice. It probably didn’t help that he was a speccy little herbert. Or, if you prefer, a four-eyed midget.

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Posted: 11th, May 2009 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Sports | Comment (1)