Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s top moments – Puskas winner and Milan’s top scorer

Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced his retirement from football after the contract with Milan expires this Summer and it’s sad news to all the football fans around the world.

The Swedish striker was easily one of the best players to grace the beautiful game with all that he owns: his edge, his ego his talents and even with his quotes.

Let’s us sum up Ibrahimovic’s top moments, from the stunning goal that won his the Puskas Award, Milan’s top league scorer to the quotes that make him eternal in the football’s hall of fame.

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AC Milan part ways with Ibrahimovic
AC Milan part ways with Ibrahimovic

The Puskas award-winning goal against England

Zlatan does not score goals, he scores countless super goals during his career.

But it has to be the exact one that he scored against England in 2013 that won him Puskas award for best goal of the year.

An overhead kick from a distance that put then-England Joe Hart in awe.

Zlatan = Fine wine

Well, he has had numerous of quotes that have been famous, but to pick one that describes his ego in the best way, it has to be this one:

“I think I’m like fine qine. The older I get, the better I get.”

The prolific striker was quoted saying this seven years ago as he became Paris Saint Germain’s top goal-scorer in history when he took his tally to 110 from 137 games.

A decisive goal in the El Clasico

Ibra’s spell with Barcelona was not the best time of his career, but he surely left something memorable for ages.

In the 2009/10 season, Ibra scored the only goal that help Barca win the El Clasico against rivals Real Madrid.

Later, they went on to win the league by three points above Real, that’s how crucial Ibra’s goal was.

Serie A’s oldest goalscorer in history

He did not feature in many games this season for injury, but Ibra always found way to be in the record book.

In the defeat against Udinese, Ibra scored a penalty to break the record as Serie A’s oldest-ever goalscorer, at the age of 41.

Serie A’s top scorer for Milan

With 28 goals in the 2011/12 season, Ibra became the league’s top scorer and also was the second Milan player to have scored the most goals in a single Serie A campaign.

A spectacular 500th career goal and Puskas-nominated

Ibra joined the elite club of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi when he reached 500th career goals, and man, it was good enough to be nominated for Puskas award in 2018/18.

It was during his spell with MLS side LA Galaxy, Ibra received Giovani dos Santos’s pass and managed to lift his leg high enough to karate-kick the ball home

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