Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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Full Name Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Age 39 Years Old
Nick Name Ibrahimovic
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date October 3rd, 1981
Birth Place Malmo

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A Swedish professional footballer is named for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. His playing position is Striker. He is currently the third-most decorated active footballer in the world, having won 31 trophies in his career. He began his career at Malmo FF in 1999 and signed for Ajax two years later. After that, he signed for Juventus, then with Inter Milan, Barcelona, PSG, Manchester United before joining LA Galaxy. He represented Sweden at the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups, as well as 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 UEFA European Championships. On 13th November 2019, he announced he was to leave LA Galaxy through his Twitter account. He confirmed earlier this week that his time with LA Galaxy has come to an end after two prolific years in the MLS but is yet to announce his next move. He is demanding £860,000 per month to sign for a Serie A club. AC Milan, Roma, Napoli, Bologna, and Fiorentina are battling for his signature. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Bio, Early Life, Birthday, Age (28), Siblings, Parents

On 3rd October 1981, Zlatan Ibrahimovic was born in Malmo, Sweden. He is Swedish by nationality and he belongs to a Mixed ethnic group. As of 2019, he celebrated his 38th birthday with his friends and families. His sun sign is Libra whereas he worships Islam religion. Regarding his education, he attended Malmo Borgarskola gymnasium in Malmo, Sweden. He was born to Sefik and Jurka Gravic, his parents. His parents divorced while he was just 2. He had a very difficult childhood. He also has siblings named Aleksander Ibrahimovic (Younger Brother), Monika Ibrahimovic (Sister), Violeta Ibrahimovic (Sister), Selma Ibrahimovic (Sister), Sapko Ibrahimovic (Older Half-Brother). 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Height, Weight, Body Stats

Zlatan is a very handsome person with long dark brown hair color. With an athletic body build. Zlatan stands at the tall height of six feet four inches. His balanced bodyweight matching with his height consists of 91 Kg or 201 lbs. His chest size is 108 cm, arms size is 39 cm and waist size is 90 cm. He has got a pair of sexy dark brown eye colors. His other body measurements such as foot size, dress size are still to be revealed yet. His distinctive features include a sharp nose, tattoos, bun hairstyle. His surname is tattooed in Arabic on the back of his right arm. He has the common Buddhist "Five Deva Faces Yantra" representing wind, water, fire, creative perception and space, arranged in a way believed to ward off illness and injury, on his lower back. He also has a feather, a Koi fish, Polynesian tribal, and ace of hearts and clubs. With his charming smile and glowing face, he attracts a lot of people towards him. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Career (Beginning-Present)

  • Zlatan began football career at the small age of six when he received football boots. 
  • He was a regular for his hometown club Malmo FF in his early years.
  • He signed his first contract with Malmo in 1996 and after that, he moved up to the senior side for the 1999 season of Allsvenskan. 
  • On 22nd March 2001, a deal between Ajax and Malmo regarding his transfer to Amsterdam was announced, and in July, whereas the officially joined Ajax for 80 million Swedish kronor (€8.7 million).
  • He scored twice for Ajax in a 2-1 victory over French champions Lyon in his Champions League debut on 17th September 2002. 
  • He scored five Champions League goals overall as Ajax fell to Milan in the quarter-finals.
  • He rose to fame when he scored an individual goal against NAC Breda on 22nd August 2004. 
  • He injured Ajax teammate Rafael van der Vaart, who later accused Ibrahimovic of hurting him intentionally during an international match against the Netherlands on 18th August 2004 which led to his sudden sale to Juventus on 31st August for €16 million.
  • He was named Serie A Foreign Footballer of the Year, and in November 2005, he was awarded the Guldbollen, a prize awarded to the best Swedish footballer of the year.
  • He completed a €24.8 million move to Inter Milan, signing a four-year-deal on 10th August 2006. 
  • He made his debut for Inter on 26th August 2006 against Roma in the 2006 Supercoppa Italiana.
  • He played his 100th Serie A match on 16th September 2007 at the San Siro against Catania.
  • He signed a new contract until June 2013 in the year 2007. 
  • He scored 17 goals in 26 league matches in his 2007-2008 season and was named both Serie A Footballer of the Year and Serie A Foreign Footballer of the Year.
  • He scored his team's only goal in the 2008-2009 Serie A opening match against Sampdoria. 
  • He ended the 2008-2009 Serie A season as the league's top goalscorer with 25 goals. 
  • Later, he left Inter during their United States summer tour in the World Football Challenge on 23rd July 2009 for negotiations with Barcelona, with his last match for Inter being against Chelsea.
  • He signed a five-year contract for €46 million where his cost Barcelona €69.884 million, which included other fees.
  • He started the 2009-2010 season with his competitive debut for Barcelona on 23rd August 2009.
  • Moreover, Barcelona won the 2009 UEFA Super Cup with a 1-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk.
  • He scored his first Champions League goal for Barcelona in a group stage match against Rubin Kazan on 20th October. 
  • He suffered a thigh injury that kept him out for three weeks on 7th November. 
  • He scored Barcelona's only goal in the 2009-2010 Copa del Rey. 
  • His first goal of 2010 came on 14th February against Atletico Madrid.
  • Later, A.C. Milan announced via their official website that they had signed him for the 2010-2011 season on 28th August 2010. 
  • He signed a four-year deal immediately after successfully passing the medical examinations.
  • He made his Milan debut in a 2-0 loss to Cesena on 11th September and later scored his first goals for the club when Milan defeated Auxerre in their first Champions League match of the season on 15th September. 
  • He won his first Scudetto with Milan after a draw against Roma.
  • On 17th July 2012, Paris Saint-Germain confirmed that they had reached an agreement to acquire the sporting and economic rights of Ibrahimovic from Milan for a transfer fee of €20 million. 
  • He scored two goals in the first half to help PSG to a 2-1 win over Lille which was PSG's first Ligue 1 win after three successive draws in the first three league matches of the 2012-2013 season.
  • He scored his sixth goal in only his fifth appearance for Carlo Ancelotti's side through a penalty against Dynamo Kyiv on 18th September 2012. 
  • He netted his first goal of the 2013-2014 season on 31st August 2013 against Guingamp. 
  • It was announced that he had extended his contract with PSG, which would see him stay at the club until 2016 on 24th September. 
  • He scored 41 goals in all competitions, including ten in eight Champions League matches during his season 2013-2104. 
  • In the quarter-finals of the Coupe de la Ligue on 13th January 2015, he scored the only goal to win away at Saint-Etienne. 
  • He made his final Ligue 1 appearance for PSG against Nantes at the Parc des Princes on 14th May 2016, scoring twice in a 4-0 victory to become Paris Saint-Germain.
  • He signed as a free agent for Manchester United on a one-year contract on 1st July 2016 where his salary was reported to be £200,000 per week. 
  • He scored the match-winning goal for Manchester United in the 2016 FA Community Shield on 7th August of 2016-2017 season. 
  • He then registered his first Manchester United hat-trick in a 3-0 win over Saint-Etienne in the Europa League Round of 32 on 16th February. 
  • He sustained serious ligament damage in his right knee in a Europa League quarter-final against Anderlecht on 20th April. 
  • He decided not to accept any wages from the club whilst he regained fitness.
  • He won his first major European title when Manchester United defeated Ajax in the Europa League Final. 
  • It was announced that he had signed a new one-year contract with Manchester United on 24th August 2017. 
  • It was announced that he had agreed to the termination of his contract on 22nd March 2019. 
  • After that, he signed for Major League Soccer (MLS) club LA Galaxy on 23rd March 2018. 
  • He scored his first hat-trick in the MLS the following week in a 4-3 win against Orlando City.
  • In his first year, he was named in the MLS All-Star and MLS Best XI, and was awarded the MLS Newcomer of the Year Award and MLS Goal of the Year.
  • He was also named team captain ahead of the 2019 season.
  • He scored a goal on the opening day of the new season in a 2-1 on 2nd March 2019. 
  • He led the LA Galaxy to the 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs, where they were eliminated in the Western Conference semi-finals, on 24th October with the score 5-3 defeat against Los Angeles FC. 
  • On 13th November 2019, he announced he was to leave LA Galaxy through his Twitter account.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Net Worth, Salary, Lifestyle, Cars

Zlaten has accumulated a huge amount of money from his career. He was listed as the 12th highest-paid athlete in the world according to Forbes in the year 2014. In August 2017, he likewise became the third richest footballer in the world only behind Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to have $200 Million according to sources whereas his salary is believed to have $40 Million at present. While he was playing for Manchester United, his peak annual salary was $35 million. With the same club, his last year's salary was $27 million. His major source of earning is from his football career. He has also made a lot of money from his endorsements to deal with several world-renowned companies like Nike. In 2015, he made $6 million only from endorsements. He sold his Malmo Mansion to ice hockey star Carl for $3 Million in 2015. He is living a lavish lifestyle with the car collection of Porsche, Ferrari, Audi S8, Volvo Xc90 and more. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Marital Status, Affairs, Girlfriend, Children's

Zlatan is not married yet and he is still to get married. At present, he is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Helena Seger. Moreover, the couple also shares 2 children together, though, they are not married yet. Their son's names are Maximilian and Vincent. The couple welcomed their first child, son Maximilian on September 22, 2006, followed by the birth of their second son, Vincent on March 6, 2008. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Helena Seger are together for 16 years after they started dating in 2002. But the couple has not disclosed the detail of their relationship beginning. Helena Seger is an actress as well as a former model. As of now, the duo is living a happy life without any disturbances. They are currently living in Los Angeles. Their bond is going stronger and stronger with the passage of time. 

Prior to Helen, it was reported that the footballer got engaged to Maria Olhage, in 2001 and they parted ways after a year. Reportedly, he also had an encounter with Erika Johnson in 2002.