Zlatan joins Sweden’s growing billionaire list

There are more Swedish billionaires than ever before, an annual list has found, with 147 Swedes able to put at least nine zeros on the end of their bank account balance.

Zlatan joins Sweden's growing billionaire list
Zlatan crept into Sweden's exclusive billionaire list. Photo: TT
There was no change at the top of Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer's list of Swedes with a wealth of at least 1 billion kronor ($127 million).
Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad finished in the top spot with an estimated wealth of 550 billion kronor.
H&M frontman Stefan Persson finished second with a fortune of 251 billion. 
Over the last ten years, the total number of billionaires in Sweden has shot up by 50 percent. 
There were 17 new faces in the magazine's 2014 list, including gaming developer Jakob Porsér whose bank balance skyrocketed when Microsoft purchased Minecraft earlier this year. 
The richest woman in Sweden is Antonia Ax:son Johnson, who was fourth overall, with 59 billion kronor to her name. She heads the Axel Johnsson Group, which has interests in everything from energy to telecom and real estate.
Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic was another newcomer, with his billion-kronor fortune enough to land him in 142nd place. The 33-year-old Swede has been busy making headlines this Christmas after shooting a 500-kilogramme elk in Åre. 

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Zlatan has been ‘cured’ of coronavirus: AC Milan

AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been given the all-clear to end his quarantine period and return to action after testing negative for coronavirus, the Serie A club announced on Friday.

Zlatan has been 'cured' of coronavirus: AC Milan
Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal in September. Photo: Miguel Medina/AFP
Milan confirmed in a statement that the Swedish striker had “tested negative” twice in a row, as stipulated in the protocol to be able to lift the quarantine procedure.
Ibrahimovic, 39, sounded a more triumphal note on his social media: “You are cured! The health authority says the quarantine is over, you can go out!”, he wrote on Twitter.

The announcement comes a day after Milan said Ibrahimovic had tested positive a second time for Covid-19, putting in doubt his participation in the Milan derby on October 17.
Ibrahimovic first tested positive on September 24.
The derby remains in doubt with two other Milan players and five from Inter currently in self-quarantine.
In spite of his absence, Milan have made a decent start to the season, having climbed to second in Serie A after winning all three of their games and reaching the group stages of the Europa League.