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Sweden adds the verb 'to Zlatan' to dictionary

The Swedish Language Council has approved the term which means to do something with lots of talent.

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MAYBE IT’S TIME we added ‘to Sheflin’ or ‘What a Dunney’ to the Hiberno-English dictionary?

Sweden have decided to officially add the term ‘to Zlatan’ to their lexicon.

After a year which saw the PSG striker score one of the most ridiculous goals you’ll ever see against England, the country has moved to honour their national team skipper.

The Swedish Language Council has approved the term — for doing something really, really well — has been popularised by a popular, puppet-based satire show, called Les Guignols.

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