Ibrahimovic, the AC Milan striker, has seen it all in football. The 39-year-old is the current leading scorer in Serie A, above Ronaldo and Lukaku. His goals have propelled Milan to the top of the league, five points above City rivals Inter Milan. This brings up the question of when will Ibrahimovic stop?
At the moment, the Swedish international’s towering frame looms large in Serie A. He is defying nature to play football and compete at the highest level. At 39 years, most players have already retired, whenever they are playing, it will not be at the level Ibra is playing. Usually, goalkeepers are footballers who mark this age. Playing at this age as a striker is a tremendous feat. He is not only playing at the highest level to make up the numbers but also hungry to win and be the best.
Currently, he is banging goals week in week out for the Serie A outfit. In a recent interview with BBC Sports, the ageless player said he is not ready yet to walk away from football, and he is still hungry for success: “I’ll keep going until I can’t do these things I’m doing,” he told BBC Sport.
With ten goals from eight matches in Serie A so far, Ibra is the highest goal scorer. He has played in the top leagues of Seven countries in his career and his journey started at the Swedish club Malmo. He also played for Ajax, Inter, Barcelona, PSG, Manchester United. He also had a stint at La Galaxy in the USA Major league.
Meanwhile, the Swedish international has scored almost 500 career goals. Ibra is a serial winner and a top performer wherever he plays. A career-threatening knee injury he suffered while playing for Manchester United in 2017 nearly sent him into early retirement. The former PSG striker stated that he hopes to play with Paolo Maldini’s son after lining up with his father more than a decade ago: “It will be a miracle,” he stated.
We hope that the Swede stays injury-free to achieve his objectives at Milan. His type is rare to come by.