Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Career


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Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Career

  1. 1. Man of many clubs
  2. 2. Hi, I’mAwesome!
  3. 3. The Swede’s Journey 1 # of clubsBegins In 1996, at the age of 15, Ibrahimovic signs for local club, Malmo FF, in Rosengard, Sweden  Contemplates quitting and taking up work at the docks ○ Manager convinces him otherwise  Drops out of high school to focus on Football He moves up to the senior side for the 1999 season.  Malmo FF is hit with relegation ○ Transfer talks begin  English giant, Arsenal and is among the suitors  A deal is made with Ajax
  4. 4. X 2‫סּ‬Ibrahimovic sits the bench‫סּ‬Finally gets first team play and Ajax winsthe 2001–02 Eredivisie title‫סּ‬His profile skyrocketed after his goalagainst NAC was voted Goal of the Year byEurosporthttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqsaDnsEq8‫סּ‬Controversy leads to his next transfer ‫ סּ‬After injuring his Ajax teammate, Rafael van der Vaart, in an international match, he is accused of doing so on purpose‫סּ‬He is suddenly sold to Juventus for €16million
  5. 5. 3Juventus Ibrahimovic was part of their first eleven immediately.  During his first season, he scored 16 goals and received the Guldbollen (Best Swedish footballer)  His second season was not as successful due to a change in his role ○ Instead of being an out right goal scorer, his role changed to one of a target forward His next transfer occurred because Juventus was relegated ○ Relegation was part of a punishment on the club for the Calciopoli Scandal ○ Their last two Scudetti trophies were also taken away. Against the club’s wishes, he leaves for Internazionale(Inter Milan) for €24.8 million
  6. 6. 4Internazionale The 2006-07 year was quite an amazing year for nerazzuri  They won the league with 97 points(Serie A record) and went on a 17 game winning streak(European Big Five League record)  Ibrahimovic’s, team leading 15 goals was a large part of it The following year was more of the same for a club in form.  Repeating as league champions and Ibrahimovic scoring 17 goals with 13 assists He started off his final year in great style with another Goal of the Year http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDr71KzFy9c  Inter would win their third straight league trophy  Ibrahimovic would go on to score 25 goals and assisting on 8 others His time at inter was at an end  A managerial agreement saw him move to Barcelona in exchange for Samuel Eto’o plus €46 million(Total value of €66 million)
  7. 7. 5Barcelona His only season playing for Barcelona was hampered by a thigh injury that saw him sidelined for three weeks Despite that, he still finished the season with 16 goals and 9 assists  Helping Barcelona win the league with 99 points He had a falling out with the manager, Pep Guardiola, and would be sent on loan for the next season  AC Milan acquired his services for 2010-11
  8. 8. 6AC Milan Like many years and clubs before, Ibrahimovic becomes a large part of their winning ways  Now playing for his former club’s city rival he would score the lone goal in the derby between Inter and Milan (Giving Milan the win)  Milan would win the league with him being their top goal scorer at 16 goals with 9 assists (His 8th consecutive league trophy in 3 different countries) The low part of the year would be his three match ban  Punishment for punching Marco Rossi(Bari defender) in the stomach The 2011-12 season would be his best yet  His first appearance saw him score against Inter in the Italian Super Cup, leading to a Milan comeback victory  He became known as the “Carrier of Milan”  Scoring in match after match and providing many assists, he would finish the season with an astounding 28 goals and 9 assists. He would also go through another ban after slapping Salvatore Aronica while off the ball The Sweden goal scorer would be headed to France next
  9. 9. 7Keep onmoving‫סּ‬Paris Saint-Germain spends €20million on the 31 year old striker‫סּ‬His current contract with them markshim as the world’s second highest paidfootballer(Behind Samuel Eto’o)‫סּ‬Currently playing in the 2012-13season, he is only record for anotherfantastic season. ‫ 21 סּ‬goals and 3 assists in 11 matches so far
  10. 10. Sweden Superstar
  11. 11. Sweden Nation Team Ibrahimovic turned out the possibility of playing for either Bosnia and Herzegovina or Croatia  Instead, he chose to represent his country of birth, Sweden He has been Sweden’s top footballer for years and sits on 39 goals scored in 85 appearances  He had his debut on January 21, 2001 in a 0-0 friendly with Faroe islands  Ibrahimovic only made two appearances in the 2002 World Cup  2004 saw him enter the starting lineup for the European Chamionships ○ He would score the goal of the tournament http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNZwufHuces  He did not score in the 2006 World Cup  Euro 2008 saw him end his drought of two years with a goal in their opener with Greece  A terrible qualifying run saw Sweden miss the 2010 World Cup  Leading up to Euro 2012, he was named team captain  He would once again score one of the goals of the tournament http://vimeo.com/44440349  Just because I love his goals. Here is his most resent domination http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wh3sLWqcHF8
  12. 12. Career Stats: League, Tournaments, andInternational