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At 39, Ibrahimović dominated AC Milan: Zlatan the Wise


AC Milan could be champions in Italy for the first time in ten years. The club also owes this to Zlatan Ibrahimović. At 39, he has an incredible goal rate. How can that be?

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Almost 40 years old and still outstanding: Zlatan Ibrahimović


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There was a time when AC Milan stood for the most successful football in Europe, but that was a long time ago.

In the past few years, Milan were not even a top club in Italy, the last championship title was from 2011. But now that could change.

Ten years after the last Scudetto, the club are leading Serie A and their chances for the title are good.

The really amazing thing about Milan's upturn is the fact that he owes it to the same striker who was responsible for the title as a goal scorer in 2011: Zlatan Ibrahimović.

At that time Ibrahimović was in his sporting heyday, a world-class striker in a top-class team.

And today?

Are his performances close to the sporting sensation.

AC Milan is no longer a star ensemble, Ibrahimović is now 39 years old.

In 2017, the Swede tore a cruciate ligament, and in 2018 he moved to LA Galaxy in the US MLS league.

Usually, a move to the USA marks the home stretch of a football career.

Not so with Ibrahimović, who in addition to the championship also has title chances in the Coppa Italia.

In the evening, Milan will compete in the quarter-finals of city rivals Inter (8.45 p.m., stream: DAZN).

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Source: spiegel

All sports articles on 2021-01-26

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