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Having a stand named after you while still playing is Daring to Zlatan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Signs For Paris Saint-Germain

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 18: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (C) shakes hands with Paris Saint-Germain chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi (L) as PSG’s sporting director Leonardo looks on, as Ibrahimovic signs for Paris Saint-Germain, at Parc des Princes on July 18, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/Getty Images)

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Serial champion Zlatan Ibrahimovic is going to get a rare honor from Paris Saint-Germain before his playing days are through.

The big Swede, 34, scored 154 goals in 179 appearances for PSG before deciding to skip town this summer. He’s coming off his finest season in France, scoring 48 goals in 50 games.

And whether he ends up in England, the United States or somewhere else, Ibrahimovic has earned the admiration of Paris. It’s going to become quite official, too.

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“I couldn’t say it before, but I can say it to you now,” said PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi to STV Sport. “We will name a grandstand here at Le Parc des Princes after Zlatan Ibrahimovic.”

Lofty honors for Zlatan, though perhaps not too surprising considering the club’s finale was paused to celebrate him (He then scored).

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