Zlatan Ibrahimović

Swedish association football player

Zlatan Ibrahimović (born 3 October 1981) is a former Swedish-Bosnian footballer. He plays as a striker for Italian team AC Milan. He is considered one of the best strikers of all time.[3][4][5] He has scored over 560 career goals, and he has scored in the last four decades.[6][7]

Zlatan Ibrahimović
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Personal information
Full name Zlatan Ibrahimović[1]
Date of birth (1981-10-03) 3 October 1981 (age 42)[1]
Place of birth Malmö, Sweden
Height 195 cm (6 ft 5 in)[2]
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
AC Milan
Number 11
Youth career
1989–1991 Malmö BI
1991–1995 FBK Balkan
1995–1999 Malmö FF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2001 Malmö FF 40 (16)
2001–2004 Ajax 74 (35)
2004–2006 Juventus 70 (23)
2006–2009 Inter Milan 88 (57)
2009–2011 Barcelona 29 (16)
2010–2011Milan (loan) 29 (14)
2011–2012 Milan 32 (28)
2012–2016 Paris Saint-Germain 122 (113)
2016–2018 Manchester United 33 (17)
2018–2020 LA Galaxy 56 (52)
2020–2023 AC Milan 64 (34)
Total 637 (405)
National team
1999 Sweden U18 4 (1)
2001 Sweden U21 7 (6)
2001–2016 Sweden 122 (62)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:16, 24 August 2018 (UTC)

Ibrahimovic's mother is Croatian, and his father is Bosniak.

Career statistics

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Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[3][8]
Club Season League National cup[a] League cup[b] Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Malmö FF 1999 Allsvenskan 6 1 6 1
2000 Superettan 26 12 3 2 29 14
2001 Allsvenskan 8 3 4 0 12 3
Total 40 16 7 2 47 18
Ajax 2001–02 Eredivisie 24 6 3 1 6[c] 2 33 9
2002–03 Eredivisie 25 13 3 3 13[d] 5 1[e] 0 42 21
2003–04 Eredivisie 22 13 1 0 8[d] 2 31 15
2004–05 Eredivisie 3 3 1[e] 0 4 3
Total 74 35 7 4 27 9 2 0 110 48
Juventus 2004–05 Serie A 35 16 0 0 10[d] 0 45 16
2005–06 Serie A 35 7 2 0 9[d] 3 1[f] 0 47 10
Total 70 23 2 0 19 3 1 0 92 26
Inter Milan 2006–07 Serie A 27 15 1 0 7[d] 0 1[f] 0 36 15
2007–08 Serie A 26 17 0 0 7[d] 5 1[f] 0 34 22
2008–09 Serie A 35 25 3 3 8[d] 1 1[f] 0 47 29
Total 88 57 4 3 22 6 3 0 117 66
Barcelona 2009–10 La Liga 29 16 2 1 10[d] 4 4[g] 0 45 21
2010–11 La Liga 0 0 0 0 0 0 1[h] 1 1 1
Total 29 16 2 1 10 4 5 1 46 22
AC Milan (loan) 2010–11 Serie A 29 14 4 3 8[d] 4 41 21
AC Milan 2011–12 Serie A 32 28 3 1 8[d] 5 1[f] 1 44 35
Total 61 42 7 4 16 9 1 1 85 56
Paris Saint-Germain 2012–13 Ligue 1 34 30 2 2 1 0 9[d] 3 46 35
2013–14 Ligue 1 33 26 2 3 2 2 8[d] 10 1[i] 0 46 41
2014–15 Ligue 1 24 19 3 4 3 3 6[d] 2 1[i] 2 37 30
2015–16 Ligue 1 31 38 6 7 3 0 10[d] 5 1[i] 0 51 50
Total 122 113 13 16 9 5 33 20 3 2 180 156
Manchester United 2016–17 Premier League 28 17 1 1 5 4 11[j] 5 1[k] 1 46 28
2017–18 Premier League 5 0 0 0 1 1 1[d] 0 7 1
Total 33 17 1 1 6 5 12 5 1 1 53 29
LA Galaxy 2018 Major League Soccer 27 22 0 0 27 22
2019 Major League Soccer 29 30 0 0 2 1 31 31
Total 56 52 0 0 2 1 58 53
AC Milan 2019–20 Serie A 18 10 2 1 20 11
2020–21 Serie A 19 15 2 1 6[j] 1 27 17
2021–22 Serie A 23 8 0 0 4[d] 0 27 8
2022–23 Serie A 4 1 0 0 4 1
Total 64 34 4 2 10 1 78 37
Career total 637 405 47 33 17 11 149 57 16 5 866 511

Footnotes

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  1. Includes Svenska Cupen, KNVB Cup, Coppa Italia, Copa del Rey, Coupe de France, FA Cup
  2. Includes Coupe de la Ligue, EFL Cup, MLS Cup Playoffs
  3. Two appearances in UEFA Champions League, four appearances and two goals in UEFA Cup
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  5. 5.0 5.1 Appearance in Johan Cruyff Shield
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Appearance in Supercoppa Italiana
  7. One appearance in Supercopa de España, one appearance in UEFA Super Cup, two appearances in FIFA Club World Cup
  8. Appearance in Supercopa de España
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Appearance in Trophée des Champions
  10. 10.0 10.1 Appearances in UEFA Europa League
  11. Appearance in FA Community Shield

International

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Appearances and goals by national team and year[9]
National team Year Apps Goals
Sweden 2001 5 1
2002 10 2
2003 4 3
2004 12 8
2005 5 4
2006 6 0
2007 7 0
2008 7 2
2009 6 2
2010 4 3
2011 8 3
2012 11 11
2013 11 9
2014 5 3
2015 10 11
2016 5 0
2017 0 0
2018 0 0
2019 0 0
2020 0 0
2021 4 0
2022 1 0
2023 1 0
Total 122 62

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009 presented by Toyota: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 1 December 2009. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 June 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  2. "Ibrahimovic Zlatan". Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Archived from the original on 2 May 2017. Retrieved 18 July 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Zlatan Ibrahimovic". ESPN FC. Retrieved 15 November 2013.
  4. Smith, Ben (10 September 2013). "Zlatan Ibrahimovic: From teenage outcast to world great". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  5. "Mourinho: Ibrahimovic is better than Ronaldo". ESPN FC. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  6. "Zlatan scores 500th goal with incredible spinning volley". BBC. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  7. "Four different decades - Zlatan hits scoring landmark". RTE. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  8. "Ibrahimovic Zlatan – Player sheet". Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Archived from the original on 20 September 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  9. Zlatan Ibrahimović at National-Football-Teams.com

Other websites

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