Zlatan Ibrahimović Life Story

Zlatan Ibrahimović
Zlatan Ibrahimović

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (born in Malmo, Skane län, Sweden, October 3, 1981, age 30 years) is a Swedish football player for AC Milan in Serie A Italy since August 2010. His position is striker. He bloody Bosnia and Croatia and has strengthened the Swedish national team in World Cup 2002 and 2006 and Euro 2004.


Malmo FF (1999-2001)
Ajax Amsterdam (2001-2004)
Juventus (2004-2006)
Inter Milan (2006-2009)
F.C Barcelona (2009-2010)
A.C. Milan (2010 -)

Early life

Ibrahimovic was born in Sweden from Bosnia father who emigrated to Sweden in 1977, Šefik Ibrahimovic, and Croatian mother, Jurka Gravic, who also emigrated to Sweden, where they first met. Ibrahimovic grew up in Rosengård, a Malmö neighborhood known for immigrant communities, along with three sisters and two brothers. After receiving a pair of football boots, Ibrahimovic began playing soccer at age six years, alternating between local junior clubs Malmö BI and FBK Balkan. He has stated in an interview that although his team down 4-0 at halftime, he came on as a substitute for Balkan youth team and scored eight goals dramatically. While in his early teens, he was a regular for his hometown club Malmo FF. At age 15, Ibrahimovic nearly stopped his football career, which supports work on the docks in Malmö, but his manager convinced him to continue playing.Ibrahimović successfully completed junior high school in ninth grade. Although he admitted Borgarskolan and should be above the average, he immediately broke up the high school to focus on his football career.

Club career

Malmo FF

Ibrahimovic signed his first contract with Malmö in 1996, and moved into the senior side for the 1999 season of Allsvenskan, the Swedish top flight league. That season, Malmö finished 13th in the league and were relegated to second division, but returned to the top flight next season. Arsene Wenger unsuccessfully tried to persuade Ibrahimović to join Arsenal, while Leo Beenhakker also expressed interest in the player after watching him in a training game against Norwegian side Moss FK On March 22, 2001, a deal between Ajax and Malmö regarding the transfer Ibrahimovic's. to Amsterdam was announced, and in July, Ibrahimovic officially joined Ajax for 80 million Swedish kronor.


Ibrahimovic received little playing time under manager Co Adriaanse, but when Adriaanse was sacked on 29 November 2001, the new coach Ronald Koeman Ibrahimovic inserted into the starting lineup as Ajax won the Eredivisie 2001-02. The next season, Ibrahimovic scored two goals in a 2-1 victory over the French champions Lyon in the Champions League debut on her on September 17, 2002. He scored four goals in the Champions League as a whole as Ajax fell to Milan in the quarterfinals. In the final season with Ajax, Ibrahimovic's profile rose when he scored a goal against NAC heart on August 22, 2004, a goal that is ultimately selected as the "Goal of the Year" by Eurosport viewers. He netted just once in the 2003-04 Champions League (against Celta Vigo on October 22) as Ajax were knocked out at group stage.

On August 18, 2004, Ibrahimovic injured fellow Ajax team of Rafael van der Vaart as an international match against the Netherlands, which led to accusations from van der Vaart that Ibrahimovic has been hurt accidentally. This led to Ibrahimovic's sudden sale to Juventus on August 31.


Ibrahimovic moved from Ajax to Juventus for € 16 million.He was immediately inserted into the starting eleven due to some injury problems leading scorer David Trezeguet, and scored sixteen goals. Toward the end of the season, Juventus reportedly rejected the offer € 70 million for him from Real Madrid, who is later revealed to be a publicity stunt initiated by Ibrahimovic's agent, Mino Raiola, to increase its market value. On 14 November 2005, he was awarded Guldbollen, prizes awarded to the best Swedish footballer of the year.

The next season was poor compared to the first season; role in Juventus attack changed, as he became less of a goalscorer and moved over to the sidelines, many take part in the build-up play, especially a player as a target, and his assist numbers increased. In the 2005-06 season, Juventus fans are frustrated with him because of his anonymous presence in certain important games such as Champions League defeat to Arsenal. Stripped Juventus of their last two Scudetti as part of the verdict of the Calciopoli scandal and relegated to Serie B. The new staff tried to persuade Ibrahimović and other top players to stay with Juventus, but the player and his agent insisted on continuing, with Raiola threatening legal action to release Ibrahimovic of his contract.


On August 10, 2006, Ibrahimovic completed the steps € 24,800,000 for Internazionale, signed a four-year contract, this comes just days after Patrick Vieira has completed his transfer. Zlatan revealed that he had supported Internazionale when he began young.He spell at the club, scoring one goal and assist others in league matches against Fiorentina and end his first season as Inter's top scorer with 15 goals. Inter won the league for the first time in 17 years. They completed a league with 97 points, league record, a feat Ibrahimovic will go on to repeat at FC Barcelona. During this season, Inter also broke the European Big Five League record winning streak for the most part, 17. The record still stands.

Ibrahimovic played the 100th Serie A on 16 September 2007. Contract was renewed in 2007, will expire in June 2013.He is estimated as the top footballer's wages. He scored two goals in the Champions League group stage against PSV on October 2, which marked his first goal in Europe since December 2005 and scored his first overall in an Inter jersey, and finished with five goals in seven Champions League matches. Against Parma in the final league matchday on May 18, 2008, he returned from a chronic knee injury and scored both goals as Inter won 2-0, clinching their third consecutive Scudetto.
On 16 November 2008, Ibrahimovic said that he would not return to Allsvenskan as an active player, but he will live the rest of the active career as a player overseas.

Ibrahimovic 2008-09 season started brilliantly, hitting the back of the net in Inter's first league game. The goal against Bologna was voted "Goal of the Year". He scored with his heel without moving and accurately into the net from a cross by Adriano. Ibrahimovic in season form has been eye-catching, with clever movement on and off the ball, and his death was circulated, such as through acrobatics against Lazio. He ended the month long goal drought against Genoa, handing them their first home loss this season, made Inter the only team to not lose at home in the league. In the last league game last season, Ibrahimovic scored two goals against Atalanta, secure Capocannoniere for himself by completing a goal in front of Marco Di Vaio and Diego Milito with 25 goals in the domestic season.


Zlatan Ibrahimović Barcelona

After Maxwell completed his transfer to FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta insists that there is an agreement in principle between Barcelona and Internazionale for Ibrahimovic to join the club in exchange for Samuel Eto'o, plus expenses. Laporta revealed that the negotiations began when he decided to divert the flight, originally from Ukraine to Spain, to have a conversation with Massimo Moratti, Inter's president, in Milan. Ibrahimovic leaves Inter in the summer they toured the United States in World Football Challenge on July 23, 2009 for negotiations with Barcelona, ​​with the last match was against Internazionale Internazionale Chelsea.After agrees terms with Barcelona with Eto'o and Ibrahimovic, Barcelona announced Ibrahimovic will arrive on July 26, 2009 and underwent a medical test on July 27, 2009. Ibrahimovic medical graduate and have been delivered to a crowd of more than 60,000 at Camp Nou. He signed a five-year, to € 46 million (U.S. $ 65 million) and exchange Eto'o (worth € 20 million) and loans from Alexander Hleb (with option to buy for the cost of € 10 million), with a clause of € 250,000. 000 release, making Ibrahimovic worth € 66 million ($ 94 million). However, as the Hleb deal collapsed, eventually Ibrahimovic cost Barcelona € 69,884,000 (including other fees). Inter receive € 69.5 million, and part of the Inter (approximately 0.45%) have been distributed to the youth club as a solidarity contribution

Ibrahimovic started the 2009-10 season with a competitive debut for Barcelona on August 23, 2009 by the assist on a goal by Lionel Messi, take them to the Spanish Super Cup. In the next competitive match, Barcelona won the 2009 European Super Cup. In his third appearance, he scored his first goal in Barcelona's La Liga season opener against Sporting Gijon in a 3-0 victory. Ibrahimovic then scored three goals in his next appearance, so the team set a record as the only player ever to score in the first four league games.

On October 20, he scored his first goal for Barcelona in the Champions League group stage match against Rubin Kazan. Five days later, he scored two goals in a 6-1 thrashing of Real Zaragoza, giving him a league-leading seven goals in seven league games as he took Barcelona to the top of the table. However, on 7 November, Ibrahimovic suffered a thigh injury which kept him out for three weeks. He returned to action at the 12th week of the season against Real Madrid as a substitute for Thierry Henry in the second half, and scored eight campaigns . He finished with eleven goals and four assists in all but two of Barcelona's first fifteen league matches. Barcelona capped off 2009 by winning the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup against Estudiantes on December 19, 2009.

Ibrahimovic scored in the game only Barcelona Copa del Rey first leg of the 2009-10 round of sixteen in a loss of 2-1 to Sevilla FC on January 5, 2010. On January 20, he was elected in the 2009 UEFA Team of the Year . In 2010 came his first goal on February 14, against Atlético Madrid. At his next appearance, Ibrahimovic scored a goal against VfB Stuttgart in the first leg Champions League fixtures League knockout stages. He was sent off on March 6, in a league match against UD Almeria, Barcelona who asked not to succeed, and he was suspended for one game.  A calf injury during warmups before the next La Liga fit after returning from suspension against Athletic Bilbao ruled Ibrahimovic's second leg 4-1 win over Arsenal, where he scored two goals away from home, the return leg against Real Madrid El Clásico (which Barcelona won 2-0),  and the next league match against Deportivo La Coruña. He made the return as a substitute in the 82nd minute against RCD Espanyol.

Ibrahimovic finished the season with a sixth league best 16 goals as Barcelona broke the world record of most points in a season in the league 20 teams [citation needed] With 99 points in 38 games. He scored his last goal for Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup on August 14 with a 3-1 defeat of Sevilla, and on August 25, he played his final game for the club against Milan for the Joan Gamper Trophy, after which he confessed to the media that his relationship with coach Josep Guardiola has begun to deteriorate and that Guardiola has not spoken to him since March.


Ibrahimovic plays for Milan.
Zlatan Ibrahimović Ac Milan

On August 28, 2010, Milan announced on their official website that they have acquired the services of Ibrahimovic for the 2010-11 season. He was loaned out to Milan for the 2010-11 season, with Milan has an option to buy him straight from Barcelona for € 24 million at the end of the season. He made his team debut in the 2-0 loss to Cesena on 11 September, where he missed a penalty at the end of the game, and scored his first goal for the club when Milan beat Auxerre in their first Champions League matches this season on 15 September. On 14 November, Ibrahimovic scored the only goal in a 1-0 win against his former club Internazionale in Milan Derby. On 20 November, he scored his seventh goal against Fiorentina in the 45th minute with a bicycle kick over-the-head, through Alexandre Pato as the top scorer of the team for the season.

On December 4, 2010, in a game against Brescia, he helped Kevin-Prince Boateng to give Milan the lead early and then scored the third goal by a strong shot at the near edge of the penalty to give AC Milan a 3-0 victory. On December 12, 2010, history repeated itself in the match against Bologna after he helped Boateng to give Milan an early lead once again and then scored the match to make it 3-0, leading him to 13 goals with eight assists in 21 games in all the competition, after which he has been compared with Milan legend Marco van Basten by both the media and his own van Basten.

He received a three match ban after his red card during the match against Bari Serie A for hitting an opponent in the stomach. He also received the other three tires on his return from the previous game because the referee deemed to be cursed. Ibrahimovic said in his defense that he was talking to himself in frustration. He won his first Scudetto with Milan after a stalemate against Roma. Therefore, he is currently in row eight straight league win in three different countries and with five different clubs, including Juventus won then stripped with. All agreements between Milan and Barcelona confirmed on June 18, 2011.

The first official game season in 2011-12, the best way to open Zlatan scored the first goal comeback to beat city rivals Inter Milan in the Italian Super Cup. He also scored his first Milan of Serie A 2011-12 season in their 2-2 draw against Lazio. He scored his third goal in three matches at Milan's first Champions League match against the Czech club Viktoria Plzeň from the spot and assisted the second goal. Ibrahimovic justified his tag carrier in Milan by scoring a lot of games, but still provide a lot of assists. He scored a goal in the next UEFA Champions League match against BATE Borisov, the goals in Milan's 4-1 victory over Parma and two more in their 2-3 win over AS Roma, ending a successful month of October. November is just as impressive for the Swede, who scored in consecutive games against BATE in the Champions League, and Catania, in the league. In a highly anticipated meeting between Milan and Barcelona, ​​Ibrahimovic scored against his old club to equalize the game at 1-1 but eventually ran Barca winning 3-2 at San Siro. He ended with a brace against Chievo Novermber, scored his first tally of goals in Serie A Italy until 100, and the second from the penalty spot. Ibrahimovic continued its impressive form in December, and scored in each of the five Serie A games. 2012 began on a high note for Zlatan, when he scored against Atalanta to convert a penalty kick. He is currently the top scorer Italian Serie A, with 14 goals in 16 appearances, following a brace against Novara, Wich second goal, after cheeky backheel. On January 5, 2012 in a match against Napoli in Serie A follow-up, Ibrahim received a red card for slapping Salvatore Aronica in the incidence of off-the-ball and would rule out Milan next three games. On February 15, edition of the 2011-12 Champions League, two goals from Zlatan manage all of Robinho and also scored with a penalty kick to help Milan's 4-0 win over Arsenal. On March 3, he scored a hat-trick in a 4-0 away win against Palermo at the Stadio Renzo Barbera. Two goals were assisted by Robinho and a third by Emanuelson.

International career

Although Ibrahimovic is eligible to play for Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, he chose to play for Sweden, the country of his birth.
Ibrahimovic made his debut in a friendly 0-0 draw against the Faroe Islands in Tipshallen on January 31, 2001 during the 2000-01 Nordic Football Championship. On October 7, 2001, he made his first competitive match in 2002 World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan, scored in a 3-0 victory. Ibrahimovic is part of the Swedish squad for the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals are eliminated in the round of 16 by newcomers Senegal.  He made two substitute appearances, in the 88th minute of the final group game against Argentina and the 76th minute the match against Senegal.

Ibrahimovic was in the starting lineup for all of Sweden Euro 2004 matches. He scored a penalty in a 5-0 win against Bulgaria and rounded off a good performance against Italy by scoring the equalizer late. However, he missed a penalty as Sweden were sent home after a shootout loss to the Netherlands.

During the 2006 World Cup qualifiers, Ibrahimovic scored four goals in a 7-0 victory away to Malta on September 4, 2004. He has not scored during the 2006 World Cup finals as Sweden were knocked out in round 16, this time by the Germans.

He called for a Euro 2008 qualifier against Liechtenstein on September 6, 2006, but two days before the match, he violated team curfew by leaving the hotel with teammates Christian Wilhelmsson and Olof Mellberg and nightclubs. Although there are no players consumed any alcohol, they are still all sent home by manager Lars Lagerbäck as punishment and not take part in the match. Mellberg and Wilhelmsson did not appeal the coach's decision, but Ibrahimovic feels that it is unjust and therefore refused to take part in the next qualifying match against Iceland Sweden and Spain. He also refused to take part in a friendly against Egypt on February 7, 2007, but ended self-imposed boycott a month later, and returned to Sweden lost to Northern Ireland on March 28. He has not scored in one of 12 qualifying matches. Ibrahimovic was awarded the 2007 Swedish Golden Ball as the Top State Players "of the Year.

Ibrahimovic ended international goal drought, which has lasted for more than two years, against Greece in Euro 2008 opener Sweden on June 10, 2008, and the next match against Spain four days later.He finished the tournament with two goals as Sweden were eliminated in the group by Russia.

Ibrahimovic scored in a 4-0 win against Malta on June 10, 2009 in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers. On 5 September 2009, he scored the second goal Ferenc Puskas Stadium last in Hungary in a 2-1 victory against Sweden in a qualifying match for them.
By the year 2012 Euro qualifying, Ibrahimovic was named team captain upon his return to the national team. He scored his first goal in the qualifier against San Marino in which he scored the first and the fifth in a 6-0 victory in front of more than 21,000 home fans despite being down to 10 men for over an hour. The next goal came in the form of a hat-trick against Finland who they beat 5-0.

Personal life

Ibrahimovic had two siblings and three half-siblings. Helena Seger is the length of partner with whom he has two sons, Maximilian (born 22 September 2006), and Vincent (born March 6, 2008). He currently resides in Milan, although he was visiting his summer home in the Malmo per year. Ibrahimovic received a black belt in taekwondo at the age of 17, where he attended classes at Enighet Taekwondo club Malmo.

Ibrahimovic speaks fluent Swedish, Serbian, Bosnian, English, and Italian.He is from Bosnia and Croatia descent.Ibrahimović are Catholic Christians.
The Zlatan names are trademarks May 2003 by the PRV for "most likely because it is considered as Zlatan Ibrahimovic", which means that it received exclusive rights to the name for certain products, including sporting goods, clothing, and shoes.He still under contract with Nike and features in their television commercials. He wears the Nike Mercurial boot line and has a name and date of birth of a son is embedded into the outside of his boot.
In the fall of 2007, Ibrahimovic, with the help of Nike, self-funded a new soccer field in the streets of his hometown, Rosengård: he gives the play mat, goal posts, lighting, and modern fencing In 2008, he donated a new Nike kit to youth club , FBK Balkan.

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