5 Skills That Forwards Can Learn From Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the best target strikers in the game, throughout his illustrious career he has shown the heart of a champion, and warrior's mentality that has lead to countless successes across all the major leagues in Europe.
Here are five skills that make Ibrahimovic the sport's best no. 9:
1. World Class Technical Ability
You would be hard pressed to find a better technical player than Zlatan Ibrahimovic, he has scored some outrageous goals over the years with brilliant flicks, bicycle kicks, volleys, diving headers, you name it.
For such a physically big man, Zlatan is incredibly technical, and his strength, matched with that ability on the ball makes him a unique striker in the history of the game.
2. Deadly Finishing
There aren't many strikers in the game who have had such a brilliant scoring rate as Zlatan has over his career.
It doesn't matter what league, or against tremendous odds, Zlatan knows how to put the ball in the back of the net and his incredible conversion rate makes him one of the game's all-time great finishers.
3. Unfaltering Confidence
Few players have the same chutzpah and self-assuredness as Ibrahimovic, and Zlatan has a unique ability to channel his massive ego into success on the pitch.
The big swagger Ibrahimovic brings to the pitch intimidates his opponents, and gives him a mental edge over the competition, making his unfaltering confidence a true asset to his persona on and off the pitch.
4. Commitment to The Badge
Zlatan has played in all the major leagues across Europe, from Ajax to Manchester United, Barcelona to Milan.
And no matter what shirt he's wearing, he always honors the badge and gives 100% of his energies to the club he represents and the fans who support him.
5. Winning Mentality
Ibrahimovic is a winner, plain and simple, he's always had that little chip on his shoulder though, and that has pushed him and made him stronger, giving him an unfaltering confidence to go out and win matches, score goals, and prove all his haters and doubters wrong.
Not many in the game can match Ibrahimovic's desire to win, and that mentality makes him one of the most deadly footballers on the planet.