Former Latic ends Ibrahimovic's reign

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's reign at top top of Swedish football has been brought to an end - by a former Latic.

Tuesday, 21st November 2017, 12:16 pm
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 5:59 pm
Andreas Granqvist

For the past 10 years Ibrahimovic has been crowned Sweden’s player of the year, but on Monday night that run was halted by Krasnodar defender Andreas Granqvist.

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Granqvist played 14 games for Wigan in the 2007-’08 season before returning to Helsingborg on a loan deal and eventually moving to Dutch side Groningen in July 2008.

The 32-year-old has was named in Sweden’s Euro 2008 squad, and this term has played in both of Sweden’s recent World Cup qualifier play-off games against Italy.