Updated: Thursday, 26 December 2013 00:54 | By Agence France-Presse

Ibrahimovic voted top Swede for fifth time

Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was Sweden's most popular sportsman in 2013 for the fifth year in a row, according to a poll by local newspaper Aftonbladet published Wednesday.


Ibrahimovic voted top Swede for fifth time

Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal during an UEFA Chanpions League match between Paris Saint-Germain and Olympiakos Piraeus at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on November 27, 2013

"It makes you feel alive," Ibrahimovic told Aftonbladet.

The 32-year-old Paris Saint-Germain player received 58.7 percent of the vote.

"This means that you've done something right and that you keep doing it," he said.

"You try to make everybody have a good time and remember you for what you did on the field."

In second, third and fourth places came three Swedish cross-country skiers -- Charlotte Kalla (45.7 percent), Johan Olsson (13.4 percent) and Marcus Hellner (12.0 percent).

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