[On Chelsea players who pushed referee to give him a red card] It felt like I had 11 babies around me.

[On rumours that he bought a Porsche] Absolutely not. I have ordered a plane. It is much faster.

A World Cup without me is nothing to watch, so it is not worth waiting for the World Cup.

Only God knows who will go through.

I don’t believe they can change the Eiffel Tower for my statue, even the people behind the club. But if they can, I will stay here – I promise you.

[On scoring twice against Denmark to qualify Sweden for Euro 2016] There was the thought that this would send me into retirement. I sent their entire country into retirement.

It is nice to know that even David Beckham doesn’t have good taste in everything.

[On his move to French Ligue 1] It’s true I don’t know much about the players here, but they definitely know who I am.

We’re looking for an apartment. If we don’t find anything, then I’ll probably just buy the hotel.

[On giving his girlfriend a present] What do you mean ‘present?’ She got Zlatan.