Zlatan Ibrahimovic: The Entertainer
Some call his confidence, arrogance, others call it Ibrahimovic charisma. Bags of talent on the pitch he's a focal point for Sweden & any club he plays for!
A natural goalscorer, Zlatan has been fortunate enough to play for some of the biggest teams in the most popular leagues across Europe. His playing style is based around strength and finishing, giving people the chance to compare him to Marco van Basten, a Dutch legend.
The football4football Four
- Finishing: To be a top centre forward they have to take their chances when called upon.
- Strength: Throughout a game he can hold up the ball to allow teammates to join in the attack.
- Technical ability: His natural talent as well as years of training has meant he is confident on the ball.
- Vision: Knowing when to pass, shoot or cross is important. More often than not he makes the right decision for the benefit of the team.
Is Ibrahimovic one of the best in the world?
football4football Fast Facts
- He is the only player to have scored for 6 different clubs in the Champions League.
- Due to Zlatan playing in a variety of countries for the best teams, he is fluent in Swedish, Bosnian, English, Spanish and Italian.
- BBC interviewed the man himself in 2013 and he revealed that he was close to going on loan to Southampton when he first started out at Ajax!
- Ibrahimovic achieved a personal goal in his first season at Paris Saint-Germain by scoring 30 league goals. This equalled the target set by Marseille legend, Jean-Pierre Papin in 1990.
MANCHESTER UNITED BOUND?: Zlatan to fail in the Premier League
Zlatan to fail in the Premier League
The great Swede that is Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks destined for the Premier League. The press say these are the reasons he will struggle.....