Manchester United ace Zlatan Ibrahimovic aka Ibra is known worldwide for his goal scoring prowess and acrobatics. The 35-year-old professional footballer from Sweden boasts an attitude that matches his undeniable skill and talent. He had once stated “I think I’m like wine. The older I get, the better I get”. Ibra was the Swedish captain until he retired from international football in 2016. During his time with the national team, Zlatan notched up 62 goals in 116 fixtures. He also happens to be the all-time leading goalscorer for Sweden. “I can’t help but laugh at how perfect I am,” Ibrahimovic had once claimed, we couldn’t agree more.
Zlatan is not somebody who will shy away from a challenge, rather Ibrahimovic embraces such opportunities. He has made a name for himself for proving his credentials all across Europe. He initially started out at Malmo FF, then transferred to Ajax, which was followed by Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and eventually Manchester United. Ibra has featured for many European outfits scoring 398 goals in 691 matches during his club career which spans for 18 years. On being asked what his style of play was, “Swedish style? No. Yugoslavian style? Of course not. It has to be Zlatan-style,” proclaimed Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Amidst his world-class display of football, Ibra also happens to be controversy’s favourite child. At Ajax, his teammate Rafael van der Vaart accused Zlatan of deliberately injuring him, to which Ibrahimovic replied by stating, “I didn’t injure you on purpose and you know that. If you accuse me again I’ll break both your legs and that time it will be on purpose”. He apparently also has a god-complex, as once during a press conference a reporter had claimed that it is difficult to ask god about things to which the Swedish ace said, “You’re already talking to him”.
You can hate him, you can love him, but you can never ignore Zlatan Ibrahimovic! Ibra’s athleticism, his acrobatics, his goals and assists and also his press conferences will instantly make you his fan, we bet on it!
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