Sweden has surprised all and sundry by reaching the Quarter Finals of this year's World Cup, something they were never able to do with their previous captain and swashbuckling talisman, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
So to celebrate their meteoric success at this year's showpiece sports event, we did a bit of research to uncover some interesting facts about Sweden:
It's Europe's fifth biggest country
At 449,964km² Sweden is, by European standards, a large country (were it in Africa it'd be the 24th largest country on the continent). The only European countries larger than Sweden are France, Spain, Ukraine and Russia.
Sweden has more MacDonald’s per person than any other country in Europe