Former Swedish professional footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic played as a striker for a number of clubs in Europe and the United States. With 34 titles in his career, he is among the most decorated players in the world and among the finest attackers of his period. He has scored in each of the previous four decades and has over 570 career goals, including over 400 club goals. With 62 goals in 122 games, he also holds the record for most goals scored in Sweden.
Ibrahimovic started his professional career in 1999 with Malmö FF before joining Ajax two years later, where he won two Eredivisie championships and one KNVB Cup. In 2004, he transferred to Juventus, where he won two Serie A championships that were later stripped from him as a result of the Calciopoli investigation. Later, in 2006, he moved on to Inter Milan, where he won three straight Serie A championships and twice claimed the title of Footballer of the Year.
Ibrahimovic moved to Barcelona in 2009 for a reported €69.5 million, making him one of the most expensive players at the time. He had a tense relationship with coach Pep Guardiola despite winning the La Liga championship, the Supercopa de Espana, and the FIFA Club World Cup with Barcelona. The next year, in 2010, he returned to Italy on loan with AC Milan, where he won a second Serie A championship and was voted the league's foreign footballer of the year. In 2011, he relocated permanently to Milan.
He spent €20 million to join Paris Saint-Germain in 2012, making him the highest-paid player in France. He oversaw PSG's victories in the Coupe de la Ligue, the Coupe de France, the Trophée des Champions, and four straight Ligue 1 championships. With 156 goals, he also rose to become PSG's all-time leading scorer.
He made a free transfer to Manchester United in 2016 and earned his first European award during his rookie campaign. He assisted United in capturing the FA Community Shield, the EFL Cup, and the UEFA Europa League. He played 53 times for United and scored 29 goals.
He signed with LA Galaxy in 2018 and quickly rose to fame in Major League Soccer. In 56 games with Galaxy, he scored 52 goals, including many stunning ones that brought him international renown.
He returned to AC Milan in 2020 for his third stint with the team, and in 2022, he assisted them in capturing their fifth Serie A championship. After making 64 appearances for Milan and scoring 34 goals, he retired from football at the age of 41.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Net Worth and Salary
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has an estimated net worth of $190 million in 2023, he is one of the wealthiest football players in the world and was among the highest-paid football players in the world with an annual income of almost $35 million from his wages and sponsorships. He committed to a two-year deal with AC Milan in 2020, making him the highest-paid player in Italy with an annual salary of reportedly €7 million.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Endorsements
Along with other lucrative endorsement deals with companies like Volvo, Samsung, Nivea, and Visa, he also had a lucrative contract with Nike that paid him $3 million annually.
Ibrahimovic has a strong personality and a distinctive flair, making him one of the most captivating and divisive sportsmen in the world. He has been on the covers of several publications, including Vanity Fair, GQ, and Men's Health. In addition, he published I Am Zlatan, his autobiography, which became a worldwide best book. Additionally, he has made cameo appearances in advertisements and movies including The Simpsons, Becoming Zlatan, and Zlatan: The Movie.
Porsche 918 Spyder and Ferrari Enzo, Ferrari Monza SP2, Audi S8, Masarati Gran Tourismo and Lamborghini Gallardo.
On October 3, 1981, in Malmö, Sweden, Ibrahimovic was born. His mother, Jurka Gravi, is a Croatian Catholic, while his father, Sefik Ibrahimovic, is a Bosnian Muslim. He has two half-siblings and four siblings in total. His upbringing in a seedy Rosengård neighborhood exposed him to bigotry and discrimination.
In 2014, Ibrahimovic wed Helena Seger, his longtime companion. Maximilian (born in 2006) and Vincent (born in 2008) are their two boys. He practices Islam and has several tattoos honouring his kin and his religion. He is also philanthropic and supports several causes and organizations, including the World Food Programme, UNICEF, and the Zlatan Ibrahimovic Foundation.
6 feet 5 inches (195 cm)
209 lbs (95 kg)
€7 Million per year
Net Worth in rupees
Nike, Volvo, Samsung, Nivea
UNICEF, WWF, Zlatan Ibrahimovic Foundation
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