Before returning to AC Milan in 2020, Zlatan Ibrahimovic had decided to discover a new championship: the MLS. In 2018, after two seasons at Manchester United, the Swedish giants decided to join Los Angeles Galaxy for what many thought was a pre-retirement. But after 53 goals in 56 games, the former PSG striker had decided to return to Europe.
In a podcast for ESPN, Zlatan Ibrahimovic returned to his American adventure. And for him, no doubt. In two seasons, he became the best player in MLS history. “I was very happy there. I am very grateful to MLS because it gave me the chance to feel alive. But the problem with all that is that I was still too alive and therefore too strong for MLS. I was the best player of all time in MLS. I don’t say that arrogantly. It’s just the truth. I think playing there was the best way for me to come back. I was in the best possible condition, and maybe one day I will come back. Why ? To remind them what real football is. It’s the truth. I think MLS fans will never see something like this. And I say this without ego, without trying to show off. »