Place of Birth: Malmö, Sweden
Date of Birth: 3 October, 1981
Ethnicity: Bosniak (father), Croatian, possibly Albanian (mother)
Zlatan Ibrahimović is a Swedish footballer. He is considered one of the best in the world. His father, Šefik Ibrahimović, born in Bijeljina, is a Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim). His mother, Jurka Gravić, born in the village of Prkos, near Škabrnja, in Croatia’s Zadar County, is a Croatian Catholic. Zlatan is also said to have Albanian ancestry on his mother’s side. It is not clear if this is accurate.
Zlatan grew up in Rosengård, a Malmö neighbourhood known for its immigrant communities. One of his first clubs was FBK Balkan. He is fluent in five languages. Zlatan has stated that he is a Catholic Christian.
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