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Born in Malmö on 3 October 1981, Zlatan Ibrahimović is considered one of the most talented strikers of his generation. Throughout his career, he has developed a reputation for scoring incredible goals, including a solo goal for Ajax in 2004 which was named by Eurosport viewers as the Goal of the Year, as well as a bicycle kick for Sweden against England in 2013, which earned him the FIFA Puskás Award. His playing style has drawn comparisons with the likes of Marco van Basten.

Ibrahimović began his professional career at Swedish club Malmö FF and although the club struggled in the league, he caught the eye of several European managers. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger attempted to sign the striker in 2001, but later that year, he agreed to join Ajax. After breaking into the Ajax first team during Ronald Koeman's time as head coach, Ibrahimović helped the side to Eredivisie titles in 2001–02 and 2003–04.

The summer of 2004 saw Zlatan move to Serie A, where he joined Juventus and helped them to back-to-back league titles in 2004–05 and 2005–06, although these were later revoked as a result of the Calciopoli scandal. Ahead of the 2006-07 season, he moved to Inter, where he won three Serie A titles, in 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09. A short stint at Barcelona followed, where he helped them to win the 2009–10 La Liga title, as well as the FIFA World Club Cup. After falling out with manager Pep Guardiola, Ibrahimović returned to Italy to play for AC Milan and was able to pick up yet another league title in 2010-11. Then, he moved to Paris Saint Germain in 2012 and scored 30 goals in 34 league games as they won the 2012-13 Ligue 1 title.

At international level, Zlatan captains Sweden and was named in the Team of the Tournament for his performances at UEFA Euro 2012.

Headlines

Blanc expects Ibrahimovic return

Blanc expects Ibrahimovic return

by Football News

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc is confident Zlatan Ibrahimovic will return from injury before the end of the season... Read more

Ibrahimovic goes to Sweden for treatment

Ibrahimovic goes to Sweden for treatment

by Football News

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has travelled to Sweden for further treatment on a hamstring strain. Ibrahimovic picked up the injury in PSG's 3-1 UEFA Champions League quarter-final first-leg win over Chelsea last Wednesday... Read more

Career

Season Team Comp
2013/2014
Ligue 1
2586 30 30 0 5 0 25 6 0 0
2012/2013
Serie A
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012/2013
Ligue 1
2975 34 33 1 0 1 30 9 0 1
2011/2012
Serie A
2811 32 32 0 3 0 28 3 0 1
2010/2011
Serie A
2534 29 29 0 4 0 14 8 0 2
2009/2010
La Liga
2041 29 23 6 6 8 16 6 0 1
2008/2009
Serie A
3136 35 35 0 3 1 25 8 0 0
2007/2008
Serie A
1967 26 22 4 5 6 17 5 0 0
2006/2007
Serie A
2151 27 25 2 7 4 15 6 2 2
2005/2006
Serie A
2395 35 29 6 14 6 7 5 0 0
2004/2005
Serie A
0 35 35 0 0 0 16 0 0 0
2004/2005
Eredivisie
0 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
2003/2004
Eredivisie
0 22 22 0 0 0 13 0 0 0
2002/2003
Eredivisie
0 25 25 0 0 0 13 0 0 0
2001/2002
Eredivisie
0 24 24 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
2001
Allsvenskan
0 8 8 0 0 0 3 5 0 1
2000
Allsvenskan
0 26 26 0 0 0 12 0 0 0
1999
Allsvenskan
0 6 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Total 22596 426 407 19 47 26 244 61 2 8

Transfers & Loans

2012
18 Jul
€ 21,000,000
2011
1 Jul
€ 24,000,000
2010
28 Aug
€ 6,000,000
2009
28 Jul
€ 69,500,000
2006
1 Aug
€ 24,800,000
2004
1 Aug
€ 16,000,000
2001
1 Aug
€ 8,200,000

Games Played

Date Match  
28 Mar 2014 0 1 0 0 0
21 Mar 2014 0 1 0 0 0
16 Mar 2014 2 0 2 0 0
8 Mar 2014 0 3 1 1 0
2 Mar 2014 2 0 0 0 0
23 Feb 2014 2 4 3 0 0
14 Feb 2014 3 0 1 0 0
9 Feb 2014 1 1 0 0 0
31 Jan 2014 2 0 1 0 0
25 Jan 2014 1 1 0 0 0
19 Jan 2014 5 0 2 0 0
11 Jan 2014 1 2 0 1 0
22 Dec 2013 2 2 1 1 0
14 Dec 2013 1 3 1 0 0
7 Dec 2013 5 0 2 1 0
4 Dec 2013 2 0 0 0 0
1 Dec 2013 4 0 2 1 0
23 Nov 2013 0 3 1 0 0
9 Nov 2013 3 1 3 0 0
27 Oct 2013 2 2 0 0 0
19 Oct 2013 4 0 2 0 0
6 Oct 2013 1 2 1 1 0
28 Sep 2013 2 0 0 0 0
25 Sep 2013 0 1 0 0 0
22 Sep 2013 1 1 1 0 0
13 Sep 2013 0 2 0 0 0
31 Aug 2013 2 0 1 0 0
25 Aug 2013 1 2 0 0 0
18 Aug 2013 1 1 0 0 0
9 Aug 2013 1 1 0 0 0