Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a striker for AC Milan in Serie A and for the Sweden national team. Ibrahimovic is known for his acrobatic volleys and attacks, strong long-range shots, and superb technique and ball control.
He possesses great strength, precision, and quickness. He is widely recognized as one of the best strikers of all time and one of the most decorated active players in history, having won 34 trophies during his career. He has over 570 career goals, including over 500 club goals, and has scored in all four decades.
In addition, he is Sweden’s leading international scorer, with over 100 goals in over 100 games.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Biography
On October 3, 1981, Zlatan Ibrahimovic was born. His parents are Sefik Ibrahimovic and Jurka Gravi. He was born in Malmo, Sweden, to a middle-class family. He has one real-blood sister and four half-siblings. Sapko and Aleksander Ibrahimovic are his brothers, and Sanela, Violeta, and Monika Ibrahimovic are his sisters.
Zlatan grew up in the Malmo suburbs, playing football with his brother and friends. Ibrahimovic had a difficult upbringing due to his parent’s divorce. Ibrahimovic speaks five languages fluently: Swedish, Bosnian, English, Spanish, and Italian. He claims to have been reared as a Catholic.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Career
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s abilities made him a rising domestic level player and won him the opportunity to represent Sweden, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, or Croatia internationally, but he chose Sweden instead. In July 2001, Ibrahimovic joined Ajax and began his career in the Premier League.
In his debut Champions League appearance for Ajax two years later, in 2004, he received the Award for ‘Goal of the Tournament. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was a part of Sweden’s national squad in 2002, which was ousted early in the competition.
In 2006, he joined Internazionale and went on to win multiple honors for his aggressive style of play, including the Italian Oscar del Carcio and the Swedish Guldbollen. In 2007 and 2009, UEFA awarded him his club’s team of the year.
Finally, in 2009, he signed a 66 million Euro contract with Barcelona and had the opportunity to play in front of a packed Camp Nou. Despite the fact that he had become a household name among football fans all over the world by this point. In September 2010, Milan signed him.
In 2014, Ibrahimovic scored his 50th international goal against Estonia. During Sweden’s final encounter of the 2014 Euro qualifiers, Ibrahimovic declared his retirement from international football. After switching clubs, he was signed by Manchester United in July 2016.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic won his first major championship in the Europa League in 2016 and was named to the “Squad of the Season.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Net Worth
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sweden’s most popular and successful player, has an estimated net worth of $195 million as of 2022. The majority of his fortune stems from his pay of more than $35 million as a professional footballer for numerous clubs.
However, he also earns about $20 million through endorsement deals, and he has signed up for big brands like Nike, Volvo, and others. He not only plays football but also has a black belt in taekwondo. He is the first player in history to have scored for six different clubs.
His tenure in Paris Saint Germain is considered a success, and he is well-liked in the city. One of the most famous restaurants in Paris has named a Burger after him. With his money, he leads a lavish lifestyle. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has earned huge popularity in his professional career because of his hard work, with which earned a massive wealth.
Ibrahimovic’s net worth as of 2022 is mentioned above. In 2021, he has earned USD $175 million dollars. Zlatan had $160 million and $155 million in the year 2020 and 2019 respectively. In 2018 and 2017, he has $140 million and $130 million respectively.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Relationship
Zlatan has previously dated Maria Olhage and Erika Johnson. Helena Seger, Ibrahimovic’s long-term companion whom he met in 2002, has two sons with him: Maximilian (born 22 September 2006) and Vincent (born 6 March 2008).
He used to live outside of Los Angeles while he was a member of the LA Galaxy. However, he does own a home in Malmö where he spends the summers.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Awards
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was awarded the Guldbollen, Sweden’s Best Footballer of the Year, during his tenure with “Juventus.” In fact, he is the country’s all-time leading goal scorer. He has established a playing style that distinguishes him from his contemporaries.