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Zlatan Ibrahimović

Zlatan Ibrahimović

Clubs: Malmö FF, AFC Ajax, Juventus, FC Internazionale Milano, FC Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain

• Aged 18, Ibrahimović fired home-town club Malmö to promotion in 2000 with 12 goals; his growing reputation earned him a €7.8m Swedish-record transfer to Ajax, where he won the domestic double in his first season, scoring a golden-goal winner in the Dutch Cup final against FC Utrecht.

• First capped by Sweden in January 2001, he followed a disappointing 2002 FIFA World Cup with an impressive UEFA EURO 2004, scoring two goals, including an improvised late equaliser against Italy; also present at the 2006 FIFA World Cup and UEFA EURO 2008.

• Joined Juventus and won two league titles but both were taken away due to the sporting fraud scandal of 2006; made amends with three Serie A crowns in as many years for Inter, finishing as the league's top scorer in 2008/09 with 25 goals.

• Left Inter for Barcelona in July 2009 for €46m plus Samuel Eto'o and lifted the UEFA Super Cup the following month before scoring in each of his first five league matches − a club record − en route to the Liga title.

• Named captain of his country ahead of UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying having reversed his decision to retire from international football following Sweden's failure to reach the 2010 World Cup; scored on his 75th appearance, a 3-1 friendly victory in Croatia, his mother's country of birth, on 29 February 2012.

• Moved to Milan on a season-long loan, a deal which was made permanent the following summer, in August 2010 and proved an instant hit, his 14 league goals in 29 games helping the Rossoneri to their first Scudetto in seven years.

• Joined former Milan defender Thiago Silva at Paris when he signed a three-year deal with the big-spending Ligue 1 club in July 2012, leading the side to a first league title since 1994 with 30 goals in 34 Ligue 1 games. 

• Became the tenth player to score four goals in a UEFA Champions League game when Paris won 5-0 at RSC Anderlecht on 23 October 2013 – the French club's biggest away triumph in Europe.

UEFA honours
UEFA Super Cup:
winner 2009
UEFA.com users' Team of the Year: 2007, 2009, 2013

Last updated: 24/02/14 16.32CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 01/07/2015 18:20 CET
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden2-0KazakhstanKazakhstan9001
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundFaroe IslandsFaroe Islands1-2SwedenSweden9011
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundGermanyGermany4-4SwedenSweden9010
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden0-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland9000
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAustriaAustria2-1SwedenSweden9001
11.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden2-0Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands9020
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundRepublic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland1-2SwedenSweden9001
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan0-1SwedenSweden9010
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden2-1AustriaAustria9011
15.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentPortugalPortugal1-0SwedenSweden9000
19.11.2013FIFA World CupPlay-off for Final TournamentSwedenSweden2-3PortugalPortugal9020
08.08.2014French Ligue 1ReimsReims2-2ParisParis9020
16.08.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0BastiaBastia1600
31.08.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis5-0St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne7330
04.09.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageSwedenSweden2-0EstoniaEstonia6420
08.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundAustriaAustria1-1SwedenSweden9001
13.09.2014French Ligue 1RennesRennes1-1ParisParis9000
21.09.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis1-1LyonLyon9000
09.11.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-0MarseilleMarseille2400
15.11.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundMontenegroMontenegro1-1SwedenSweden9010
21.11.2014French Ligue 1MetzMetz2-3ParisParis9000
29.11.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis1-0NiceNice9010
06.12.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis2-1NantesNantes9020
14.12.2014French Ligue 1GuingampGuingamp1-0ParisParis9000
20.12.2014French Ligue 1ParisParis0-0MontpellierMontpellier9000
05.01.2015French CupNinth roundMontpellierMontpellier0-3ParisParis9010
10.01.2015French Ligue 1BastiaBastia4-2ParisParis9000
13.01.2015French League CupQuarter-finalsSt-ÉtienneSt-Étienne0-1ParisParis9010
18.01.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis4-2ÉvianÉvian9001
25.01.2015French Ligue 1St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne0-1ParisParis9010
30.01.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis1-0RennesRennes9000
03.02.2015French League CupSemi-finalsLOSCLOSC0-1ParisParis9000
08.02.2015French Ligue 1LyonLyon1-1ParisParis9010
14.02.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis2-2CaenCaen9010
21.02.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis3-1ToulouseToulouse9001
07.03.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis4-1LensLens9011
15.03.2015French Ligue 1BordeauxBordeaux3-2ParisParis9020
20.03.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis3-1LorientLorient9030
27.03.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundMoldovaMoldova0-2SwedenSweden9020
31.03.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageSwedenSweden3-1IranIran4610
05.04.2015French Ligue 1MarseilleMarseille2-3ParisParis9000
08.04.2015French CupSemi-finalsParisParis4-1St-ÉtienneSt-Étienne9030
11.04.2015French League CupFinalBastiaBastia0-4ParisParis9020
03.05.2015French Ligue 1NantesNantes0-2ParisParis9001
08.05.2015French Ligue 1ParisParis6-0GuingampGuingamp9022
30.05.2015French CupFinalAuxerreAuxerre0-1ParisParis9000
08.06.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageNorwayNorway0-0SwedenSweden6300
14.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSwedenSweden3-1MontenegroMontenegro9020

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General info

  • Name: Zlatan Ibrahimović
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 03/10/1981 (33)
  • Country: Sweden
  • Squad number: 10
  • Club: Paris ( FRA)

  • Height: 194cm
  • Weight: 94kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Third qualifying round)
    08/08/01: Ajax 1-3 Celtic
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Qualifying round)
    23/03/01: Sweden 2-0 FYR Macedonia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Sweden3419
Sweden U-2176
Total4125

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Paris2315
Milan169
Barcelona104
Internazionale226
Juventus193
Ajax237
Total11344
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Barcelona10
Total10
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Ajax42
Total42
Last updated: 15/06/2015 01:25 CET
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