Serie A: Ibrahimovic, farewell to the uncontrollable genius: “I don’t miss the Ballon d’Or, he misses me”

AndSunday was the farewell day. Karim BenzemaHe said goodbye to Real Madrid in the morning, and already at night, Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Malmö, 1981) declared that he was “hanging up his boots”. Statement Discover more than one person with a changing step: His departure from Milan was expected … but not that he would leave football.

It’s time to say goodbye to Calcio.

“There are so many memories, so many feelings. The first time you came you gave me happiness and the second time love. I want to thank my family and everyone close to me for their patience and I also want to thank my second family, the players. Thank the teacher for the responsibility and the principals for the opportunity. Most importantly, from the bottom of my heart, thanks to Tifosi for making me feel at home. To be a Milanista for life. It’s time to say goodbye to Calcio, not to you.Zlatan admitted, between the tears of his teammates and the tears of the audience In his farewell, on the “green” of San Siro.

Ibrahimovic says goodbye to football: “It’s time to say goodbye…”

Leaves uncontrollable genius. Ibra, who debuted with Malmoe in 1999, can boast of his Having scored in four different decades and in seven different leagues. In March it became, in fact, Oldest goalscorer (41 years and 166 days) in Serie A history.

The Swedish striker leaves an endless ‘trail’ of goals as he passes Malmö (1999-01), ajax (2001-04), Juventus (2004-06), Inter (2006-09), Barcelona (2009-10), Milan (2010-12 and 2020-23), psg (2012-16), Manchester United (2016-18) and Los Angeles Galaxy (2018-19): He scored 511 goals in 866 matches.

Many of them are unforgettable Chilean from 40 metres Against England he got to win the Puskas Award in 2013, motivation Demonstrating his Taekwondo skills, which he beat Buffon in Euro 2004And His Maradona goal against NAC Put up to five competitors along the way…

August 22, 2004: Maradona’s goal for IbrahimovicYoutube

Says goodbye with 34 addresses in its interfaces: 14 leagues -12 if we deduct the two canceled parts from Juventus -, three cups, 10 Super Cups, four League Cups, the Club World Cup … The last of them was the “scudetto”, which he won last season with Milan: “When I came back, very few people believed in us,” he admitted. At club level, the only thing missing is the Champions League. “Winning it would have been nice, but not winning it doesn’t make me a worse player,” he said. identify.

This means that if something is left over from its beginnings, it is an ego. Wenger offered me a trial with Arsenal When I was 17 years old. I rejected him. Zlatan does not audition.he remembers. “I’m a Ferrari, but Guardiola treated me like a Fiat,” Emphasizes the justification of his gray time in Barcelona.

“I don’t miss the Ballon d’Or, he misses me”

On an individual level, he came to compete, at defining moments, with Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but the Ballon d’Or held out. He didn’t seem to care much. “I don’t miss the Ballon d’Or, he misses me,” She admitted to “France Football” in 2021. “It’s a political prize, they want,” Mr. Perfect. If you talk too much and say what you think, you won’t win such prizes. It is easier for them to give it to someone who is the master. Nice guy,” he told Bild in 2023.

Ibra is clear about the best goal of his career

Ibra always said: “I have no qualities less than Messi or Cristiano, I am the best in the world”. “Grandma” was not lacking. “The World Cup without me is not worth watching. Cristiano is the best on the counter-attack”he said after being disqualified in the play-off against Portugal in Brazil 2014.

“A king recognizes another king”, He tweeted after taking a photo with Juan Carlos I also on “Instagram”, in 2017, He proclaimed himself King of “Zusia”, seizing the throne from Carlos XVI Gustavo.

In 2017, after guiding Manchester United to victory in the Europa League, a bold comparison was made: “I’m Indiana Jones football, wherever I go I do well.” However, there is “another” Zlatan: “When you know me, I have a big heart, and when you don’t know me, you hate me.” Now, after the end of a career marked by injuries, he’s retiring. We will miss him: the genius and the personality.

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