Zlatan Ibrahimovic statue and house vandalised after buying stake in Rival club. Malmo fans have not taken kindly to the star involving himself with Hammarby.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is easily one of the most popular footballers in the world today. He has plied his trade for several clubs in the past such as Barcelona, Inter Milan, PSG and Manchester United. However, he started his career with his hometown club Malmo FF.
Zlatan may have left Sweden at a very young age to pursue his footballing career and to reach greater heights. However, he is highly revered by Malmo FF fans. However, this has changed in the past few days after it was revealed that he had bought a 25% stake of Hammarby IF; The direct rivals of Malmo.
— Hammarby Fotboll (@Hammarbyfotboll) November 27, 2019
Zlatan Ibrahimovic statue and house vandalised after buying stake in Rival club
Yesterday, someone had hung a toilet seat on the statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic outside Malmö Stadium as a form of protest. However, the goofy protests have been set aside to bring in a much more violent one.
In the last 24 hours, the state outside of Malmö Stadium was nearly set on fire by masked vandals with flares. They also spray-painted racist messages around the Statue. The vandals didn’t stop there though. They also damaged Zlatan’s house in Sweden, including writing ‘Judas’ on the door of his Stockholm Home.
They lit Zlatan’s statue on fire in Malmo after investing in Hammarby. 😳 pic.twitter.com/fumMQpK6Qn
— Galaxy Fan Talk (@LAGalaxyFanTalk) November 27, 2019
Zlatan’s statue was only unveiled in October but it seems like the fans, who at the time were rejoicing, regret their decision now after feeling cheated by the striker. Brentford Defender and former Malmö player, Pontus Jansson was asked about the Zlatan decision:
“For me, Zlatan has been a role model since I was little. Now he’s lost a great deal of respect. I can understand if it’s business, but then he shouldn’t say those other things about Hammarby. You don’t have to be a brain scientist to understand the frustration.”
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