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5 Facts About the Football Magician Zlatan Ibrahimović

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Zlatan Ibrahimović is the famous striker who plays for Manchester United. He has managed to draw many fans globally thanks to his superb skills on the football pitch and thanks to his big mouth off it. He has won many awards due to his prowess and other accolades separately because of his persona. Betting apps informs us that he has been a requisite for all the football teams that he has played for.

Personal details:

Zlatan Ibrahimović was born in Sweden on the 3 October 1981. His football career started when he was aged six. He trained in both local junior clubs, Malmo Bl and FBK Balkan.
He is a big fellow, standing at 195cm. His skill set is a mix of finesse and physicality, which makes him very difficult to defend against. He can be referred to as a striker or an attacker. Individuals who play the forward are the ones who play the nearest to the opponent’s goal, which gives them the chance to score and to play the offense.
Ibrahimović is married to Helena Seger and they have two male children. Their two sons go by the names Maximilian and Vincent. The latter was born in 2008, while the former was born in 2006. Ibrahimović was faced with some setbacks in his childhood because he came from a home of divorced parents. His parents’ divorced in 1983 when their son was two years old.

Career Chronology and Main Highlights:

In the year 1996, Ibrahimović signed a contract with Malmo. This was his first professional contract. He played using the jerseys with numbers 27 and nine. He played for this team between the years of 1999-2001. During his first year, he scored his very first goal as senior in a match against Vastra Folunda. A year later, he scored two goals in one match against Vasteras.

Thereafter, he joined Ajax in 2001 for eighty million Swedish Kronor. He played using the jersey number nine for the team until 2004. He scored his first goal internationally in 2001 against Azerbaijan. Eurosport viewers voted his goal in 2004 against NAC as the goal of the year.

In 2004, Ibrahimović moved to Juventus for 16 million euros. He also signed a four-year deal with Internazionale in 2006 for 24.8 million euros. He then moved to Barcelona in 2009 after signing a five year contract for 46 million euros. In 2010, he signed a four-year contract to Milan, before joining PSG in 2012. Currently, Ibrahimović plays his second season for Manchester United.

News and Trivia:

A French café named a burger after him.
In 2010, he got an honorary black belt in taekwondo after attending classes provided at the Malmo Taekwondo club Enighet in his childhood.
He is a Ronaldo fan.

Social Media:

Ibrahimović has an Instagram account with 27.8 million followers. His Facebook page on the other hand has 13.3 million fans. Lastly, his twitter page has 4.6 million followers.

Endorsements and Brands:

Ibrahimović represents the following brands: Volvo, Vitamin Well, Nivea Men, Zlatan Legends, Nike and ‘’805 million games’’ for the UN World Food Program. He earns 7 million from all his endorsement contracts. Nike pays him 3 million dollars annually.
Ibrahimović has won many fans thanks to his dedication and passion. His skill in the game of football is evident through his prowess and combativeness. He will go down in history as being one of the most successful footballers of his generation.

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