Every now and then there comes around a sporting legend like no other; a person of immense skill, talent, and charisma who has a profound effect on their chosen sport. One such individual in the world of football is Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimović.
This footballer is renowned not only for his prodigious skill, but also his sense of humour and legendary interviews in which he often makes controversial or arrogant statements. Never before has a footballer been so loved and hated in equal amounts. Some people simply adore Zlatan and applaud his honesty, whereas others feel that he is arrogant and rude.
Regardless of what you think of Zlatan, you cannot deny his sporting accomplishments and award studded career. Starting at Malmo FF, Ibrahimović soon showcased his talents and was snapped up first by Dutch team Ajax, and then had stints at Italian teams Juventus and Internazionale.
His prolific scoring and balls skills at Inter gained attention and he then went on to have successful playing periods at Barcelona and AC Milan. Continuing his rise to superstardom, Zlatan is possibly best known for his time playing at Paris Saint-Germain, as Betfy.co.uk reports that during his time there he scored over 100 goals, and won the French Ligue 1 four times together with a host of cup trophies.
Aside from his stellar club career, Zlatan is also one of the most successful Swedish international players of all times, and is the country’s current top goal scorer with over 60 goals.
The infographic below provides some additional facts and figures about this polarizing football star: