Zlatan Calls Faroe Islands National Team ‘A Bunch Of Fisherman’, Slyly Chucks Ball In Keeper’s Face (Video)

Chris Wright

13th, June 2013


By Chris Wright

Soccer - FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifying - Group C - Sweden v Republic of Ireland - Friends Arena

Ibra, lost in a blissful daydream about crushing baby birds with his bare hands

Sweden beat the Faroe Islands 2-0 in a World Cup qually on Tuesday evening with Zlatan Ibrahimovic scoring both goals, but the game didn’t pass without the Ibradiva riling up his opponents to the hilt, sledging the Faroes team by allegedly repeatedly calling them a “bunch of fishermen” throughout the game.

After the game Faroes forward Simun Samuelsen delivered the finest rebuttal to Ibra’s trash talk: “Yes, we fish. It’s part of our culture. So what?”

Zlatan apparently also called the Faroes players “cry babies”, telling Swedish press that he’d never come up against a team that “moaned so much.”

Samuelsen, again, was left to defend his country’s part-time national side, being quoted in Marca as saying:

“Zlatan is such a good player, we don’t understand why he is in such a

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