Zlatan Ibrahimovic may be 38 years old, but he’s still scoring consistently in one of the toughest defensive leagues in the world.
Sometimes this guy looks like he just does whatever he wants on the pitch, and he’s always out to prove any doubters wrong. In fact you would have to be crazy to doubt him at all.
He’s now the first and only player to score 50 goals for both Inter and AC Milan, and there have been some great players to play for both Milan giants.
AC Milan finished the Serie A season in 6th place, but have been unbeaten since returning to action in June, with Zlatan playing a big part in that recent streak of success.
He is a natural winner, and has won the league title with almost every club he has played for, from Ajax, Barcelona, Juventus and PSG, to the two Milan clubs.
In his club career, he has scored a total of 552 goals, with only Messi and Ronaldo having a better goals haul out of all active players. 316 off those goals have come since he turned 30 years old which is just crazy. Most players start to slow down in the early to mid-thirties but Zlatan is showing no signs of stopping.
“So you think I’m done, that my career will end soon. You don’t know me,” he said in July.
“All my life I had to fight. Nobody believed in me, so I had to believe in myself. Some people wanted to break me, but they only made me stronger. Others wanted to exploit me, but they made me smarter. And now you think that I’m done. To all of you, I only have one thing to say: I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and I’m just warming up.”
It’s very possible that he does still have a few more years left in his career, as when he was Manchester United at the age of 35, doctors said they were so impressed with his fitness that they wanted to do extra medical research on his body.
His belief is an inspiration for the young guys with big dreams as they just have to remember that dedication and focus is needed to achieve great things. #mmlove