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‘Let’s Go Inside You B*tch’ – Ibrahimovic And Lukaku Square Off In Fiery Milan Derby
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‘Let’s Go Inside You B*tch’ – Ibrahimovic And Lukaku Square Off In Fiery Milan Derby

Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were involved in a heated clash on the pitch at the end of the first half in Tuesday's Coppa Italia quarter-final between AC Milan and Inter. Both players were issued a yellow card, with Ibrahimovic later being sent off the pitch for receiving a second booking. What happened in Inter vs AC Milan? AC Milan had taken the lead through Ibrahimovic, who fired home in the 31st minute to open the scoring at San Siro. Tempers flared up just before the break after Lukaku took exception to a foul by Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli. Ibrahimovic stepped in and squared up to the furious Belgian, with the pair going head to head while exchanging heated words. Christian Eriksen netted deep in stoppage time after coming off the bench to clinch the 2-1 v...
Atalanta Midfielder Marten De Roon Destroys Zlatan Ibrahimovic With Savage Video
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Atalanta Midfielder Marten De Roon Destroys Zlatan Ibrahimovic With Savage Video

  Marten De Roon has mercilessly trolled Zlatan Ibrahimovic after Atalanta beat AC Milan 3-0 at the San Siro. The Bergamo outfit picked up a huge victory over the Serie A league leaders, with Cristian Romero, Josip Ilicic and Duvan Zapata all on the scoresheet. Ibrahimovic hit headlines after he engaged in some beef with Zapata and told him, "I have scored more goals than you have played in your career". That prompted former Middlesbrough midfielder De Roon to go after the 39-year-old Swede with a hilarious video on Twitter. The comedic clip starts with footage of very moment Ibrahimovic insulted Zapata, followed by all three goals set to some hilarious music. The Dutchman posted the video on Monday evening, two days after the huge result in Milan, and it's quickly g...
‘Winter champions means nothing’ – Ibrahimovic fires warning to Milan after Atalanta humiliation
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‘Winter champions means nothing’ – Ibrahimovic fires warning to Milan after Atalanta humiliation

The Scudetto hopefuls fell to just their second defeat of 2020-21, although the loss did not stop them from remaining top halfway through the season AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic warned his team-mates they could not afford to rest on their laurels after seeing the Serie A winter champions collapse to a 3-0 defeat at home to Atalanta on Saturday. The Rossoneri veteran knows more than most about what it takes to finish at the top of the pile. Ibrahimovic, a league champion in four different nations, is gunning for his 14th such title in 2020-21 with Stefano Pioli's side.  
Maldini confirms AC Milan have been trailing Chelsea’s Tomori since the summer
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Maldini confirms AC Milan have been trailing Chelsea’s Tomori since the summer

The defender is on the brink of securing a loan move from Stamford Bridge to San Siro AC Milan sporting director Paolo Maldini has confirmed the club have been trailing Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori since the summer. With Milan leading the way in Serie A, the club’s paymasters are determined to press home their position of strength and are active players in January transfer window. Forward Mario Mandzukic is reportedly only a medical away from securing a move to the club to provide support in attack for Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Shows Off Ageless Skills With Amazing Spin And No-Look Pass
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Shows Off Ageless Skills With Amazing Spin And No-Look Pass

  The 39-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic showed off his ageless skills for AC Milan with a unique first touch, turn and no-look pass against Cagliari. The super Swede had already put his side 1-0 up from the penalty spot when he picked up the ball just outside the opposition area. Nothing looked on - but this is Zlatan. So of course he flicked the ball up into the air, spun and kung-fu kicked it with the outside of his boot. The ball went straight into the path of teammate Diogo Dalot as he ran towards the box. It was an amazing piece of skill and gymnastic dexterity that belied the fact that Zlatan turns 40 years old later this year. This man simply does not age. His work for the night wasn't finished there, either. In the second half, Ibra sped through onto Davide Calabri...
AC Milan star Ibrahimovic decided to retire in the summer, only to change his mind
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AC Milan star Ibrahimovic decided to retire in the summer, only to change his mind

The striker has been in stunning form this season as he's helped his team to a surprise early-season lead in Serie A AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has admitted he decided to retire in the summer, only to change his mind and sign with the Rossoneri for another season. Ibrahimovic has proven once again to be evergreen this season, as the 39-year-old has scored 11 goals in 10 total appearances for Milan. The Swede's form has helped Milan to a surprising early-season lead atop the Serie A table, sitting five points clear of city rivals Inter in second place.
‘Ibrahimovic at same level as super champion Van Basten’ – AC Milan legend Maldini salutes Swedish striker
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‘Ibrahimovic at same level as super champion Van Basten’ – AC Milan legend Maldini salutes Swedish striker

The Rossoneri icon has likened an enigmatic frontman that is still delivering in the present to a Dutch great from the past Zlatan Ibrahimovic is at the same level as Marco van Basten, says Paolo Maldini, with the AC Milan legend seeing similarities between an enigmatic Swede and a “super champion” of the past. The Rossoneri have been blessed with a wealth of attacking talent down the years. At the peak of their powers in the late 1980s and early 90s, Dutch icon Van Basten led their line in style as he plundered 125 goals through 201 appearances.
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has gifted the new Playstation 5 to the entire AC Milan squad

  AC Milan hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic has pulled another blinder by making Christmas come early for his team-mates. The Swede has treated the entire squad to the brand new PlayStation 5, with three Milan players taking to Instagram to reveal the surprise and express their delight. The PS5, Sony's first new console for seven years, hit the shelves on Thursday and is in huge demand among customers desperately trying to get hold of one. But Ibrahimovic clearly has the right connections that allowed him to snap up a load for his fellow Rossoneri. Portuguese forward Rafael Leao shared a photo on Instagram of the PS5 box and tagged Ibrahimovic, thanking him and calling him the 'GOAT'. Winger Samu Castillejo went one better, placing the PS5 on the spoiler of his jet black Lamb...
Even Ibrahimovic will have to catch his breath’ – AC Milan star must rest ‘now and then’ despite surprising ‘physical condition’, says Pioli
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Even Ibrahimovic will have to catch his breath’ – AC Milan star must rest ‘now and then’ despite surprising ‘physical condition’, says Pioli

The Rossoneri manager was full of praise for the Swedish striker after seeing his fine start to the 2020-21 campaign continue against Roma Zlatan Ibrahimovic must rest "every now and then" despite his surprising "physical condition", according to Stefano Pioli, who insists that even AC Milan's star man "will have to catch his breath". Ibrahimovic took his tally to six goals in five Serie A appearances at the start of the new season by netting twice in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Roma on Monday night. The 39-year-old opened the scoring in the second minute at San Siro, knocking the ball past Antonio Mirante in the Giallorossi net after latching onto a superb Rafael Leao through ball.
‘Covid Had The Courage To Challenge Me’ – Ibrahimovic Says
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‘Covid Had The Courage To Challenge Me’ – Ibrahimovic Says

The enigmatic Swedish striker is the only member of playing and coaching staff at San Siro to have posted a positive test. An enforced break means that Ibrahimovic will play no part in Milan’s upcoming fixtures. A statement from the Serie A club on their official website read: “Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for Covid-19 following a second round of swab tests ahead of tonight's Europa League qualifying game against Norwegian side Bodø/Glimt. “The club has informed the relevant authorities and the player has been promptly placed in quarantine at home. “All other team members and staff have tested negative.” Ibrahimovic has enjoyed a productive opening to the 2020-21 campaign for Milan. He has made two appearances so far, scoring three goals. He opened his account for the ...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic And Duarte Test Positive For COVID-19, AC Milan Confirm
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic And Duarte Test Positive For COVID-19, AC Milan Confirm

OFFICIAL STATEMENT: ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIĆ The Swede tested positive ahead of AC Milan v Bodø/Glimt Zlatan Ibrahimović has tested positive for Covid-19 following a second round of swab tests ahead of tonight's game against Bodø/Glimt. The Club has informed the relevant authorities and the player has been promptly placed in quarantine at home. All other team members and staff have tested negative. OFFICIAL STATEMENT Defender Léo Duarte has tested positive for COVID-19 after undergoing a swab test yesterday and has been placed in self-isolation. Other team members and staff have all tested negative. In accordance with current protocols, the whole group will be tested again ahead of tomorrow's match against Bodø/Glimt and will follow the preventative measures recommended by local ...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Signs New One-year AC Milan Deal
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Signs New One-year AC Milan Deal

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a one-year contract extension with AC Milan. The 38-year-old Swedish forward scored 11 goals in all competitions after returning to Milan in January. Ibrahimovic, who first signed for the club in 2010 and won a Serie A title that season, resumed pre-season training with his team-mates on Monday. He previously featured for Serie A rivals Juventus and Inter and played for Paris St-Germain, Manchester United and LA Galaxy between his Milan spells.
Champions League Final: PSG are Failures – Jose Mourinho
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Champions League Final: PSG are Failures – Jose Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has labelled Paris Saint-Germain “failures” ahead of Sunday’s Champions League final. PSG qualified for their first ever final, despite their complete domination of the French topflight. Mourinho is not impressed that the Ligue 1 side who spent £340m on just Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, have not achieved much in the competition “I think it is failure that they haven’t won it in the two seasons before. “Because for five or six years, the investment is crazy, the list of top players that is there is incredible. “For how many seasons, Thiago Silva is there, Marquinhos is there, and then all the big guys, Ibra [Zlatan Ibrahimovic], [Edinson] Cavani, Neymar, [Kylian] Mbappe,” Mourinho told DAZN. PSG face Bayern Munich in the final. ...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Trolls England Football Fans In Most Brutal Way Possible
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Trolls England Football Fans In Most Brutal Way Possible

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has trolled England fans on holiday by reenacting his famous strike from Sweden's 4-2 win back in 2012. Both sides met at the Friends Arena eight years ago and Ibrahimovic score every goal as his side ran out comfortable winners. Ibrahimovic dominated the game and his standout goal was an overhead kick from 30 yards out that left Joe Hart stranded. The 38-year-old remembers the goal fondly and he recreated it while on holiday and captioned a tweet: "God Save the queen." He would win the Puskas Award that year for his remarkable athleticism and he left England stunned with the piece of skill. Then manager Roy Hodgson remarked the former Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain man's effort was a 'work of art.' He said per Goal, "The fourth goal was...
PSG chief Khelaifi teases possible move for Juve’s Ronaldo
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PSG chief Khelaifi teases possible move for Juve’s Ronaldo

Paris Saint Germain could line-up with an attacking three of Cristiano Ronaldo, Mauro Icardi and Neymar next season. The Ligue 1 side could be plotting an outrageous move for Ronaldo this summer after owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi dropped a hint earlier this week. The Portuguese star, 35, is back in Turin after spending lockdown in his native Madeira – and was seen reporting for training on Tuesday morning. The Qatari chief mentioned Ronaldo in the same breath as “transformative” PSG legends Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham, subtly hinting at another ambitious swoop. Al-Khelaifi told France Football: “[Ronaldo] remains motivated by this desire to improve every day and he always pushes his limits. “I admire this relentless will, he is a great example for all athletes of the f...
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Didier Drogba has fended off competition from Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be crowned the best Ligue 1 striker in the past 20 years The vote was held on Ligue 1's official Twitter account, with Drogba receiving 51 per cent of the 40,094 votes that were cast. Drogba played in Ligue 1 for three seasons, representing Guingamp between 2001 and 2003 before spending the 2003-2004 campaign with Marseille. The 42-year-old was delighted to receive the honour and tweeted: 'Wow what recognition from the fans, thank you for allowing me to experience these incredible emotions. 'Great respect to all strikers who have played in the French championship.' Drogba scored 39 goals in 80 Ligue 1 appearances but it was in the Premier League with Chelsea where he enjoyed the most success. Ibrahimovi...
‘Ibrahimovic gave me balls I dreamed of at AC Milan’ – Kevin-Prince Boateng
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‘Ibrahimovic gave me balls I dreamed of at AC Milan’ – Kevin-Prince Boateng

The Ghanaian and Swedish forwards featured prominently during the Rossoneri's Serie A title-winning campaign in 2011 Kevin-Prince Boateng has hailed the influence of Zlatan Ibrahimovic at AC Milan, claiming the Swede gave him the "balls he dreamed of." Ibrahimovic is at Milan for the second time after shining during the 2010-2011 Serie A-winning season alongside Boateng. Both men were summer recruits that year, and had a hand in a combined 31 top-flight goals. Boateng has advised Milan to keep hold of Ibra who is on a short-term contract. "Milan must keep him [Ibrahimovic], he knows how to make a difference," the 33-year-old Ghana international told Sky Sports Italia. "It was easy for me to play with him, I understood it immediately. He asks a lot of his teammates, but he g...
Ibrahimovic, Balotelli, Toure and Giovinco targeted as presidential hopeful promises ‘Vasco of our dreams’
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Ibrahimovic, Balotelli, Toure and Giovinco targeted as presidential hopeful promises ‘Vasco of our dreams’

The club faces financial difficulties but presidential candidate Luiz Roberto Leven Siano has ambitious plans to turn things around Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mario Balotelli, Yaya Toure, Sebastian Giovinco and Alex Teixeira are among the potential signings being targeted by Vasco da Gama presidential candidate Luiz Roberto Leven Siano. High-profile additions to the playing staff are among a number of ambitious proposals Leven, who hopes to gain control of the club at elections planned for November, has put forward to turn around the fortunes of a club that has struggled to pay wages this year. As part of the 'Somamos' project he also hopes to bring in $400 million (£324 million) in six years, redevelop the Sao Januario and raise the capacity to 55,000, increase the membership base to reco...
Ibrahimovic Threatened To Kill Anyone Who Talked To Him After A Loss
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Ibrahimovic Threatened To Kill Anyone Who Talked To Him After A Loss

Zlatan ibrahimovic allegedly threatened to kill his LA Galaxy teammate and boasted of his vast wealth in an astonishing dressing room blast . The 38 year old was part of the side that spurned a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 at home to Houston dynamo in the club final game of the 2018 campaign . According to his old Galaxy teammate Joao Pedro , the result of the last game left the former Manchester United striker angry . Speaking to the Record , Pedro said : “ at the end of game , he gave us a talking to , he said if you are going to come here and go to the Beach or take a walk in Hollywood, just say so . I have 300 million in my account, and an island too, I don’t need this for anything ,the first person who says something to me , I will kill him . Pedro also recalled how the forward ...
Ibrahimovic launches fundraisers to help fight coronavirus pandemic
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Ibrahimovic launches fundraisers to help fight coronavirus pandemic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has launched a fundraiser to help fight coronavirus and has called on fellow footballers to help "kick this virus away". The AC Milan striker plays in Italy, the country so far worst affected by the pandemic other than China. It appears Ibrahimovic has made two 50,000 euro (£46,054) donations. "Italy has always given me so much and, in this dramatic moment, I want to give back even more to this country that I love," Ibrahimovic said on Instagram. "I count on the generosity of my colleagues, of all professional athletes and of those who want to make a small or large donation according to their possibilities, to kick this virus away. "Together we can really help hospitals and doctors and nurses who selflessly work every day to save our lives. Because today...
David Beckham Inter Miami Plans To Sign Ronaldo And Messi
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David Beckham Inter Miami Plans To Sign Ronaldo And Messi

A new franchise in Florida is considered to be an attractive prospect to any player, with Minnesota United’s coach talking up their pulling power. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo could each end up joining David Beckham at new MLS franchise Inter Miami, claims Minnesota United manager Adrian Heath. Various big names are said to figure prominently on the recruitment radar of those in Florida. No marquee signing has been tied up as yet, but a number of main lights presently gracing a European stage are drawing admiring glances from America. Manchester United and Real Madrid legend Beckham is eager to raise the profile of his US venture through bringing in a superstar performer. Messi and Ronaldo have been linked with moves to see out their respective playing careers in t...
How Family Tragedy Stopped Adriano From Becoming An All-Time Great
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How Family Tragedy Stopped Adriano From Becoming An All-Time Great

Teammates at Inter Milan called him a mix between Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Brazilian Ronaldo - but just as he was reaching his peak, heartbreaking news changed his life forever. "He got a phone call from Brazil: 'Adri, dad is dead'," said Inter legend Javier Zanetti of pre-season training in 2004. "I saw him in his room, he threw the phone and started screaming. You couldn't imagine that kind of scream... I get goosebumps even to this day." The striker had become a national hero just weeks earlier. An injury-time equaliser in a Copa America final against Argentina ultimately led to Brazil's victory. It was a standard Adriano screamer - turning to rifle the ball home with a left foot that could either be a magic wand or a rocket launcher. It was the stuff of childhood dreams, short...
Moses Grabs His First Assist In Inter Milan’s Comeback Derby Win Against AC Milan
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Moses Grabs His First Assist In Inter Milan’s Comeback Derby Win Against AC Milan

Victor Moses helped with an assist as Inter Milan surprised AC Milan 4-2 in Sunday’s superb Derby della Madonnina outing. Despite replacing Antonio Candreva in the 80th minute, the ex-Liverpool man delivered a positive performance to help Antonio Conte’s side secure a comeback triumph. Visitors Milan started like a house on fire and went 2-0 up at halftime thanks to Ante Rebic and Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s goals. However, quickfire efforts from Marcelo Brozovic and Matias Vecino put I Nerazzurri on level terms at San Siro, while Stefan De Vrij’s 70th minute header off Antonio Candreva’s corner put Inter ahead for the first time in the encounter. in injury time, Romelu Lukaku put the game beyond doubt when he rose above Simon Kjaer to convert Moses’ cross.
Angel Di Maria Insists Messi is Superior to Former Team-mates Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Wayne Rooney
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Angel Di Maria Insists Messi is Superior to Former Team-mates Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Wayne Rooney

Paris Saint-Germain winger, Angel Di Maria has declared that his fellow Argentina team-mate and Barcelona icon, Lionel Messi is the greatest player on the planet. The 31-year-old Argentine won the Champions League, La Liga, and two Copa del Rey trophies during four seasons at Real Madrid, where he partnered Cristiano Ronaldo. He also played alongside England's all-time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney at Manchester United. After his move to Paris Saint-Germain, Di Maria became teammates with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but he has now insisted that his fellow countryman Messi is the best player on the planet. 'It was a dream to have the possibility to play with (Wayne) Rooney, (Zlatan) Ibrahimovic, Cristiano (Ronaldo), Leo (Messi)... they were players that I used on the PlayStation an...
Ex-Man.U striker Javier Hernandez Becomes Highest-paid Player in MLS
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Ex-Man.U striker Javier Hernandez Becomes Highest-paid Player in MLS

Former Manchester United and Mexican striker, Javier Hernandez is now the highest-paid player in Major League Soccer after agreeing a three-year deal worth £103,000 a week to join LA Galaxy from Sevilla. According to Mail Online Sport, the deal is worth £8million - £3m more than Galaxy paid Villarreal for Giovani dos Santos in 2015. The deal comes days after Galaxy boss Dennis te Kloese told Spanish newspaper Marca that he was interested in the 31-year-old. Kloese said: 'We are going to try seriously to sign him, it would be a good deal for us. After signing the Mexican today, Galaxy boss Dennis te Kloese in a statement said: 'Javier has consistently scored goals in top leagues throughout the world and has been his country’s most successful player over the last decade. 'He i...
Ibrahimovic Breaks Serie A Win Record
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Ibrahimovic Breaks Serie A Win Record

The 38-year-old needed just 222 games to reach the milestone of 150 victories, overtaking former Inter star Esteban Cambiasso, Zlatan Ibrahimovic reached a mileston 150 Serie A wins and set a new record in doing so when he helped AC Milan beat Udinese 3-2 on Sunday. The San Siro outfit are unbeaten in the three games in which the 38-year-old striker has appeared since re-joining the club at the start of January. An Ante Rebic double and a goal from Theo Hernandez edged the Rossoneri past Udinese for a second straight league win. While Ibrahimovic was not among the goals, it was a special result for the former Sweden star, as he became the fastest player to reach 150 wins in the Italian top-flight since the three points for a win era began. The former Inter and Juventus hero needed just ...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Compares Himself to ‘God’, Gives Reason
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Compares Himself to ‘God’, Gives Reason

AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has stated that he celebrates like a ‘God’ every time he scores a goal because it makes him feel ‘alive’. Ibrahimovic said this after he scored and made history in AC Milan’s 2-0 away victory over Cagliari in the Serie A encounter on Saturday. Ibrahimovic, who re-joined AC Milan in this January’s transfer window a few days ago, netted the second goal of the encounter in the 64 minute after Rafael Leao had given the Italian giants the lead just after half time. The 38-year-old’s goal against Cagliari means he has now scored in four different decades after first scoring for Malmo against Vastra Frolunda back in 1999. “I’ll celebrate like a God at San Siro, not here,” Ibrahimovic told Sky Sport Italia. “I celebrate (like a) God every time ...
Zlatan Caps His Return With Goal To End Milan’s Winless Run
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Zlatan Caps His Return With Goal To End Milan’s Winless Run

Milan won and scored for the first time in four Serie A matches, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic netting in the victory over Cagliari. Zlatan Ibrahimovic inspired Milan to victory on his first start since returning to the club, netting in a 2-0 Serie A win at Cagliari. With Milan having gone three straight games without scoring, the 38-year-old netted the decisive second goal with an excellent finish after 64 minutes. Leao brings down Castillejo’s pass brilliantly before hitting his shot towards goal scoring Milan’s first goal. In the 82′ of play Ibrahimovic’s goal disallowed taken it was an offside. The result elevates Milan to eighth place on 25 points before the rest of the weekend’s fixtures, after a run of three games without victory, in which they failed to score a single goal...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Makes New History, Scores On Milan Return
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Makes New History, Scores On Milan Return

AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Saturday made history after scoring a goal in his side’s Serie A 2-0 victory over Cagliari. Ibrahimovic, who re-joined AC Milan in this January’s transfer window a few days ago, netted the second goal of the encounter in the 64 minute after Rafael Leao had given the Italian giants the lead just after half time. According to the DailyMail, Ibrahimovic’s goal against Cagliari means the Swedish striker has now scored in four different decades after first scoring for Malmo against Vastra Frolunda back in 1999. It was also the 475th goal of his career so far. The 38-year-old has played for nine different clubs in his extraordinary career so far. He has played in Sweden, Holland, Italy, France, England and the USA. The former Manchester...
Conte reveals how Chelsea Almost Signed Ibrahimovic
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Conte reveals how Chelsea Almost Signed Ibrahimovic

Inter Milan manager, Antonio Conte, has claimed that he almost signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic while he was still at Chelsea. Ibrahimovic returned to Italy this week, following his move to rivals AC Milan. The 38-year-old became a free agent after his contract with LA Galaxy expired. Conte expects Ibrahimovic to make a big impact at Milan and lauded the personality of the man he tried to lure to Stamford Bridge. “First of all, I want to say welcome back Ibra,” Conte told reporters ahead of Saturday’s Serie A clash with Atalanta. “He is a great champion. I tried to get him when I was at Chelsea. I have a lot of respect for him, he has lots of personality after having a tough upbringing – he is a great player. “I think he can give Milan a lot. His personalit...
I Want 70 Thousand Fans At San Siro, Otherwise I Won’t Play! – Ibrahimovic
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I Want 70 Thousand Fans At San Siro, Otherwise I Won’t Play! – Ibrahimovic

AC Milan vs Sampdoria could be the challenge of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Swede will most likely play from the start, despite only joining the club several days ago and undergoing a few training session. It is expected that 60 thousand fans will arrive at the San Siro to see the return of the attacker but apparently, Ibrahimovic himself has a slightly different ambition in this sense. "How many spectators are expected at the San Siro tomorrow? 60 thousand? I want at least 70 thousand!" "Otherwise, I won't play," the striker said in a joking manner to Corriere della Sera. The San Siro Stadium is the home of AC Milan and Inter. It has a seating capacity of 75,923, making it one of the largest stadiums in Europe, and the largest in Italy. But for security reasons, usually, it wo...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Sends Clear Message To Cristiano Ronaldo
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Sends Clear Message To Cristiano Ronaldo

Swedish striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has sent a clear message to Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo that his competition with him in the Serie A would be ‘exciting’ after he signed for AC Milan on Friday. The 38-year-old also said he knows what to do in the Italian top-flight league, adding that ‘you have to suffer’ to be the best. Ibrahimovic, who spent two seasons with Milan from 2010 to 2012, signed a six-month deal with the Serie A giants. The former Manchester United hitman joins as a free agent, having decided to end his two-year stint with MLS side, LA Galaxy last year. “I know what I have to do, Zlatan is still here,” Ibrahimovic told reporters as he was officially presented by his new club AC Milan on Friday. “The duel with Cristiano Ronaldo will be exciting.” ...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Signs  Milan
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Signs Milan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has officially signed a six - month contract with Milan, including an option to extend for another season , and will wear Number 21 . The 38 - year- old was greeted at Linate Airport this morning by director Zvonimir Boban and spent all afternoon undergoing various medical tests. He passed them all with flying colours and has put pen to paper on his contract with Milan. It runs to June 2020, with an option to extend for the 2020- 21 season , which can be automatically activated if certain terms are met. As it has already been registered with the Lega Serie A , he could , in theory , make his debut on Monday against Sampdoria . This represents a return to San Siro for Ibra, who left nine years ago to join Paris Saint - Germain. In this second Rossoneri era , Ibrahim...
Ibrahimovic arrives for AC Milan medical as he prepares to seal return to Serie A
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Ibrahimovic arrives for AC Milan medical as he prepares to seal return to Serie A

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has arrived for his AC Milan medical ahead of his return to Serie A. The 38-year-old landed at Linate Airport on Thursday morning via a private jet from Stockholm. Fans gathered at the gates with Italian media also keen to greet their returning superstar. The Swedish ace's car took several minutes to leave the airport after supporters blocked the road chanting his name and trying to take photos. The 38-year-old, who spent two successful years at the club between 2010 and 2012, will hold a press-conference on Friday. Milan boss Stefano Pioli has admitted he cannot wait to work with Ibrahimovic after the veteran striker rejoined the club on a free transfer. Pioli admitted Ibrahimovic's arrival will help stimulate the whole team, who are currently dwindl...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Becomes A Co-Owner Of Swedish Football Club, Hammarby
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Becomes A Co-Owner Of Swedish Football Club, Hammarby

Former Manchester United and AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been announced a co-owner of Swedish football club, Hammarby. The Swedish legend first posted a picture of a Hammarby shirt to his Instagram account on Tuesday, prompting speculation that he may seal a move to the club as a free agent after leaving LA Galaxy recently. But it was later revealed by Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) that half of their stake in Hammarby have been sold to Zlatan Ibrahimovic. "Hammarby is a fantastic club with passionate supporters and has great respect in both Stockholm and Sweden," Ibrahimovic told the club's website. "I have always liked the club and the fans, since then I am impressed with what the club has done in recent years, both on and off the pitch. "Being able to jo...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic hints at return to Sweden with Hammarby
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic hints at return to Sweden with Hammarby

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has dropped a huge hint about where his future lies after posting a cryptic video of a kit with his name on the back of the shirt. The towering forward has been heavily linked with a reunion with his former manager Jose Mourinho at Tottenham, but after the Portuguese boss ruled out a move this week, it looks like he might be destined for a homecoming in Sweden. Ibrahimovic parted ways with LA Galaxy this month after two years in the US and speculation is ramping up over where the star will pop up next after he promised his fans that the 'story continues' after bringing his chapter in the MLS to a close. A return to Serie A has been mooted, with his former clubs Inter Milan and AC Milan reportedly keen, while Juventus, Napoli and Bologna are also said to hold a...
New Tottenham Manager, Mourinho Is Considering Signing Ibrahimovic
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New Tottenham Manager, Mourinho Is Considering Signing Ibrahimovic

Jose Mourinho is considering hijacking AC Milan’s attempts to re-sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic and bring him to Tottenham Hotspur. The 38-year-old striker is available on a free transfer in the new year following the completion of his two-year spell at LA Galaxy. Mourinho signed Ibrahimovic, also on a free transfer, for Manchester United in 2016, with the Swede scoring 26 goals in 46 appearances before a serious knee threatened to end his career. Ibrahimovic left United in March 2018 but maintains a strong relationship with Mourinho, who first worked with him at Inter Milan and values his professionalism and winning mentality. Tottenham have not replaced Fernando Llorente and, therefore, do not have an understudy to Harry Kane. It could be a role ideally suited to Ibrahimovic at thi...
I Came, I Saw, I Conquered – Zlatan Ibrahimovic Confirms LA Galaxy Exit
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I Came, I Saw, I Conquered – Zlatan Ibrahimovic Confirms LA Galaxy Exit

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed his exit from LA Galaxy saying: 'I came, I saw, I Conquered' in a post he shared on social media. The 38-year-old will move on from LA Galaxy at the end of the year after his contract expires with the MLS club. There had been reports that Zlatan would sign a new contract, but he has confirmed in typical Zlatan fashion his exit. “I came, I saw, I conquered,” he wrote on Twitter. “Thank you LA Galaxy for making me feel alive again. “To the Galaxy fans - you wanted Zlatan, I gave you Zlatan. You are welcome. The story continues...Now go back to watch baseball.” Galaxy have also confirmed that Ibrahimovic and theclub have agreed to “mutually part ways.” “We would like to thank Zlatan for his contributions to the LA Galaxy and Major League So...
Carlos Vela Beats Ibrahimovic To 2019 MLS MVP Award
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Carlos Vela Beats Ibrahimovic To 2019 MLS MVP Award

LAFC forward Carlos Vela has been voted MLS MVP, beating city rival Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The honor caps off an outstanding season for Vela, who broke single-season records for goals with 34 as well as combined goals and assists with 49. Vela had 14 goals and 13 assists in 2018, his first in MLS after arriving from La Liga side Real Sociedad. His production -- he scored in 25 of his 31 appearances -- helped LAFC claim the Supporters' Shield with a league-record 72 points, though the Black and Gold fell short of their ultimate goal, losing in the Western Conference finals to the Seattle Sounders 3-1. Vela easily outdistanced the competition, garnering 69% of the vote over runner-up Zlatan Ibrahimovic of the LA Galaxy. Ibrahimovic enjoyed a spectacular season of his own with 30...
Vela vs Ibrahimovic is exactly what fans want as El Trafico rivalry hits MLS playoffs
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Vela vs Ibrahimovic is exactly what fans want as El Trafico rivalry hits MLS playoffs

Great rivalries are supposed to develop over time. Players come and go, fans grow old and bring their children, the games continue. Longevity is the appeal. The New York Red Bulls and D.C. United have played 95 times since 1996, with United prevailing 43 times and winning 13 Atlantic Cup titles to the Red Bulls' 11. The Seattle Sounders-Portland Timbers rivalry dates to Seattle's 1-0 win over their southern foes on May 2, 1975. In total, they've played 102 matches across 44 years and five leagues, which equates to roughly three generations of bad blood and bruising tackles. Then there's LA Galaxy vs. LAFC. It will have been just 572 days since the start of El Trafico when the two squads meet in the Western Conference Semifinals on Thursday at Banc of California Stadium (10:30 p.m. ET...
If I leave MLS you will have less to write about – Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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If I leave MLS you will have less to write about – Zlatan Ibrahimovic

LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has joked that the media will have nothing to write if he decides to leave Major League Soccer. Ibrahimovic, 38, can leave Galaxy when his contract expires at the end of December and he has refused to rule out a potential move. Galaxy face Minnesota United in the MLS playoffs on Sunday and when asked whether it will be his last game for the club, Ibrahimovic replied: "Could be. "There are no other thoughts, I respect my contract. If I leave you will have less to write about. "If I stay you will still have something to write about. Let's see what happens. But let's focus on the playoff. I think [my future] is not the right thing to discuss. "I've had a good time, good experience. I've learned a lot on how it works here, still a work in pro...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Buys Ferrari Monza SP2 For His 38th Birthday
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Buys Ferrari Monza SP2 For His 38th Birthday

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to be as standout on the roads as he is on the pitch after he splashed out £1.4million on a rare Ferrari Monza SP2 to mark turning 38 this week. The LA Galaxy star reached the milestone on Thursday and revealed he is one of only 499 people to own the exclusive Italian sports car. The hot roadster was only introduced last year and can hit 0-60mph in around 2.9 seconds, with a top speed of 186 miles-per-hour. Ibrahimovic shared an image of the lavish red-seated model on Instagram alongside the caption: "Happy Birthday to Zlatan."
Naira Marley Responds To Ibrahimovic Who Said “There Can Only Be One Zlatan”
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Naira Marley Responds To Ibrahimovic Who Said “There Can Only Be One Zlatan”

Singer Naira Marley has responded to footballer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic who said there can only be one Zlatan. Zlatan Ibrahimovic took to his twitter page hours ago to share a post which reads; “there can only be one Zlatan” and Naira Marley who came across his post on the platform decided to burst his bubble and defend his best friend who shares the same name with the footballer. He responded to the tweet saying; Too late bro… I have a friend called Zlatan Ibile Zlatan Ibile and Naira Marley are very close friends who have supported each other in music and continued to express loyalty to their friendship so this should not come as a surprise.
Ibrahimovic Snubbed Pitch Invaders, Opposition Player, Got People Talking
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Ibrahimovic Snubbed Pitch Invaders, Opposition Player, Got People Talking

2 Pitch invaders got into DSP Park Stadium after the match between LA Galaxy and Colorado just to reach to Zlatan Ibrahimovic but his behaviour towards them got people talking. One of the Pitch invaders accidentally fell right infront of Ibrahimovic but he didn't seem to show much care, he looked away instead. The other wanted to touch him but the security got to him before he could reach to The player. The Match ended 2-1 in favor of Colorado A Colorado player was also seen asking Movic for Jersey swap but he snub him. The official Twitter page of the LA Galaxy shared the short video with the Caption what is life? what is life pic.twitter.com/87rJjI2Ob5 — LA Galaxy (@LAGalaxy) September 12, 2019
Ibrahimovic Hints At A Possible Return To Man Utd
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Ibrahimovic Hints At A Possible Return To Man Utd

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be open to a return to former club Manchester United when his contract ends in November. The 37-year-old Swede has scored 46 goals in 49 games since moving to the Major League Soccer side in March 2018. "I could play easy in the Premier League, so if United needs me, I'm here," he said. Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in his 2016-17 debut season for United before suffering a knee injury. His two-year contract was terminated early by mutual consent to allow him to move to the United States. However, if he were to rejoin United, he would not be allowed to play for them until January, when the English transfer window reopens. He signed a new deal to stay with Galaxy for the 2019 campaign in December. "Galaxy has me, so I'm s...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says He Will Return To Manchester United If They Need Him
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says He Will Return To Manchester United If They Need Him

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made a sensational 'come and get me plea' to former club Manchester United. The 37-year-old believes he could "easily" still play in the Premier League after his previous spell at Old Trafford, where he scored 17 goals in 33 appearances. He also confirmed that if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs him, he "is here." In the above interview, Ibrahimovic states he is concentrating on the project at LA Galaxy but didn't rule out a potential move to his former side. "The Lion still roars, yes. I could still play easily in the Premier League." he said. "If United need me, I'm here. But right now ­Galaxy have me and that's what I'm concentrating on. "I did my job in Europe. I enjoyed it. I have 33 trophies that I brought with me and hopefully I c...
Messi, Ronaldo, Suarez, Pogba… The Arsenal XI Wenger could have had is INSANE
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Messi, Ronaldo, Suarez, Pogba… The Arsenal XI Wenger could have had is INSANE

As we all know, over the course of the Wenger years, there were several players who just missed out on joining up with the former Arsenal boss. Here we take a look at the XI Wenger might have had… Joe Hart "I remember when Hart played at Birmingham, I asked about him and they told me he is at Man City. I thought he would be the 'keeper there. He has something that is needed for a goalkeeper to play at a big club and I am not surprised he made it as No 1." - Wenger in 2011. Virgil van Dijk "Wenger had the chance once to sign Van Dijk and the chief scout at Arsenal said that he was too nonchalant. So, they didn’t do it. Now, my understanding is that he is quite good. Raphael Varane "I'm happy for him because he's carving out a role at one of the world's best clubs, which i...
Ronaldo Missing As Fifa Nominate Messi, Zlatan For 2019 Puskas Award
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Ronaldo Missing As Fifa Nominate Messi, Zlatan For 2019 Puskas Award

Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, was conspicuously missing from the list of nominees for the 2019 Puskas Award, with goals by Barcelona icon Lionel Messi and former Manchester United striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, among the top 10 nominations. Ronaldo had scored a sensational volley against former club, Manchester United, in the UEFA Champions League last season, but it was not good enough to get him a place in the final 10 list of goals in contention for the coveted Puskas Award. The 34-year-old Portugal international previously won the award in 2009 for his long range strike for Manchester United in a 1-0 win over FC Porto in the Champions League. Messi on his part has made the list thanks to his audacious lob from just inside the box in a La Liga match against Real Beti...
How To Do A Bicycle Kick On The Pitch: Ronaldo, Zlatan & Best Overhead Goals
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How To Do A Bicycle Kick On The Pitch: Ronaldo, Zlatan & Best Overhead Goals

We all want to emulate our heroes on the football pitch, but figuring out how to score a bicycle kick takes plenty of practice and luck. There are certain skills that footballers do on a pitch which bamboozle opponents and send spectators home with a sense of awe. Things such as stepovers and mazy dribbles where players glide past defenders are commonplace, but a bicycle kick goal is a much rarer occurrence. Its relative rarity makes it all the more sweet when it is successfully achieved and some of the game's best players have managed to do just that. We take a look at the bicycle kick, how to do one and some of the best examples from the game. What is a bicycle kick? A bicycle kick is a method of striking the ball in football which involves a player being airborne whi...
Messi Named Best International Men’s Player At ESPY Awards
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Messi Named Best International Men’s Player At ESPY Awards

Lionel Messi has been named the Best International Men's Football Player at the ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) Awards. The Barcelona and Argentina star earned the award after achieving his sixth Golden Boot by ending the 2018/19 season as the top goalscorer with in LaLiga Santander with 36 goals in 34 games, as he helped his side become champions yet again. He also bagged 12 goals in the Champions League, helped the Catalans to the Copa del Rey final and played a part as Argentina reached the Copa America semi-finals. It's just the latest individual recognition awarded to the No.10, beating Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe and Virgil van Dijk in the voting. The United States' Women's National Team (USWNT) were named as Team of the Year after winning the World Cu...