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Football: Fans snap up Ibrahimovic stamps

Published on Mar 27, 2014 11:27 PM

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Sweden's postal service on Thursday began selling stamps featuring Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, drawing strong interest from fans as well as collectors.

"We have sold five million stamps in advance and that is a lot," Posten's head of stamps, Britt-Inger Hahne, told news agency TT.

Out of the five stamps, three are from the Sweden-England friendly in November 2012 when the Swedish star scored four times to give his side a 4-2 win, saving his most spectacular goal - an outrageous long-range bicycle kick - for last.

"The French are particularly interested. One customer ordered 1,500 packages... for his French friends," Hahne said in a statement.

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