Zlatan Ibrahimovic Stats and Player Profile

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Sweden born professional football player, born on October 31, 1981. He stands at 195cm tall, weighs 95kg, and is a member of Mialn

Zlatan was gifted a pair of football shoes when he was very young, which inspired him to pursue a career in football. He began his career with Malmo BI and subsequently moved to FBK Balkan. He joined Malmo FF, his hometown club, when he was just in his teens.

Player profile: Style of play

A leader, strong player, with good aerial play, and excellent technique with the ball at his feet, Zlatan makes his team play around him but in an effective and unselfish way. He has become a number 9 who scores goals and provides assists. He is an intelligent player who reinvents himself to remain important in any team.

Professional football career

Zlatan has frequently changed and played for various clubs. Ibrahimović has played for several of Europe’s most prestigious clubs. He scored 48 goals in 110 games for Ajax before transferring to Italy to play for Juventus, scoring 26 goals in 92 games, Inter Milan 66 goals in 117 games, and AC Milan 66 goals in 117 games 56 goals in 85 games. Between playing for the two Milan clubs, he spent a season in Spain with Barcelona 22 goals in 46 games. He notably had a falling out with Pep Guardiola, the manager of Barcelona, who is currently the manager of Manchester City.

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Here is a list of the clubs that he has played for-

Malmo

In 1999, he made his professional debut with Malmö FF. The next season, the second-division club moved up to the top division. 

Ajax

The Swedish striker then joined AFC Ajax in the Netherlands. He sharpened his formidable skills as a member of two title-winning teams, albeit he also earned a reputation as a volatile player.

Juventus

Zlatan, after playing for four years with Ajax he joined Juventus. He signed with Juventus for Euro 16 million, and it was there that he rose to prominence in Serie A, and he has never stopped since then. (Read our Juventus FC betting Predictions and Odds .)

Inter Milan

Ibrahimovic debuted with the Inter against Roma in the 2006 Supercoppa Italiana on August 26, 2006, playing for the entire 90 minutes, and the  Inter triumphed after extra time. He scored 66 goals in 117 games for Inter Milan. With 25 goals, Ibrahimovi finished the 2008–09 Serie A season as the league’s top striker, guiding Inter to a second league title. For the second season in a row, he was named Footballer of the Year and Foreign Footballer of the Year. (Read our Inter Milan betting Predictions and Odds .)

Barcelona

Ibrahimovic was traded to F.C. Barcelona in 2009 for Samuel Eto’o and starred for a loaded club that won the league title and the Super Cup. Still, he fell out with manager Pep Guardiola and spent the following season playing on loan for A.C. Milan.

AC Milan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a striker for AC Milan of the Italian Serie A. He transferred to AC Milan  Ibrahimovic became the highest-paid footballer in the world, having been purchased for Euro 24 million by AC Milan. On January 2, 2020, Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined AC Milan. Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s most recent encounter was against Empoli in the Italian Serie A, where AC Milan won 2-4 on the road. (Read our AC Milan betting Predictions and Odds .)

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Paris Saint Germain

He is known as the PSG legend because once he joined the club, the team’s performance improved dramatically. He is the reason behind PSG’s current popularity. After some disagreements with his previous club’s coach, he joined this team. He is a well-known figure who played for PSG for nearly 4-5 years, and he is the reason for the team’s recent success. (Read our PSG betting Predictions and Odds .)

Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had only a brief association with Manchester United. He only spent 1.5 years with this team. He managed to score many goals for the club despite just spending a short time with them. He even helped the club win two trophies. He was released from the club after suffering a significant injury that prevented him from playing. Following his recovery, he joined a club in the United States and continued his career there. (Read our Man United FC betting Predictions and Odds .)

LA Galaxy

On March 23, 2018, the LA Galaxy used Targeted Designation Money to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He joins the five-time MLS Cup champions following an illustrious career. He played for Ajax Amsterdam, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, and his home Sweden, scoring over 500 goals for club and country. He had a spectacular debut season with the Galaxy, becoming one of only three players in league history to achieve 20 goals and add ten assists in a single season.

Sweden National Football Team

He represents Sweden, his home nation in football. Since his debut, Ibrahimovic has progressively risen in the Swedish football team and is now the national team’s captain. Ibrahimovic made his international debut against the Faroe Islands in a friendly match in 2001.  (Click to read our latest World Cup Qualifying betting tips and predictions). 

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Zlatan Ibrahamovic: Stats

  • He was a part of the UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) Team of the Year in 2007 and 2009
  • He was given the title of Paris Saint-Germain’s all-time top goalscorer in the year 2015
  • The only player who has won championships in four different leagues: Eredivisie, Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1
  • He was given the title of “Serie A Footballer of the Year” for three years in 2008, 2009 and 2011
  • Infogol Player Rating for Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the Champions League 2021/22 season was 5.99.

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