PARIS (AFP) – Swedish football great Zlatan Ibrahimovic professed himself to be extremely proud to have his waxwork model unveiled at the Grevin Museum in central Paris on Monday.
The 33-year-old striker — who was honoured for his goalscoring exploits for champions Paris Saint Germain since he joined in 2012 — is portrayed in a PSG shirt with his arms raised to the sky.
“It is really incredible to be here,” beamed Ibrahimovic.
“It is a huge honour. Don’t forget to take plenty of photos of me!” added the charismatic Swede, who nevertheless appeared for once to be a little intimidated by the occasion and was far from the cheeky chappie he often is on and off the pitch.