Ten fun facts about Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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Ibrahimović started his career at Malmö FF in the late 1990s under Roland Andersson.
He is considered one of the most talented footballers of his generation.
In 2012, he was ranked 5th in The Guardian's 100 Best Footballers in the world.
Ibrahimović was born in Sweden to a Bosnian Muslim father and a Croatian Catholic mother, who both emigrated to Sweden.Fact 5
After receiving a pair of football boots, Ibrahimović began playing football at the age of six.Fact 6
Ibrahimović is fluent in Swedish, Bosnian, English, Spanish and Italian.Fact 7
Ibrahimović has been described as being "good in the air, strong and agile, he plays well with his back to goal and boasts some of the best finishing, vision, passing and ball control around."Fact 8
Ibrahimović silenced his critics by scoring and dominating in some of the biggest matches in football including the Milan Derby, the El Clásico and in ties from the Champions League and UEFA Euro against some of the strongest opponents in football.Fact 9
Ibrahimović is the only player to have scored for six different clubs in the Champions League.Fact 10
Ibrahimović received an honorary black belt in taekwondo; he attended classes at the Malmö Taekwondo club Enighet as a child. Go to more people facts ❯
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