Zlatan Ibrahimovic
One oF The Highest Paid Footballers

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish footballer who currently plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. His net worth is estimated to be around $60 million. He has played for some of the most popular clubs of the world such as Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain.

All about Money

Zaltan Ibrahimovic is one of the highest paid footballers in the world with an annual earnings of more than $20 m. His total career transfer fee of $261m is also regarded as the highest in the world, which makes him the most expensive footballer in the history of the game. 

Football Career

Ibrahimovic started his football career at the age of 15 by playing for his local junior clubs Malmo BI and FBK Balkan. In 1999 he made his professional debut by playing for the Swedish club Malmo FF. His skills shined quickly in the initial seasons and thus he was signed by Ajax in 2001.

He helped Ajax win the league title in his debut season with 6 goals in 26 appearances. In the summer of 2004 he was signed by Italian giants Juventus for $20 million. After playing two seasons for Juventus, Ibrahimovic was signed by Inter Milan for $32 million in 2006. After spending three succesful seasons and winning league titles in each of them, Ibrahimovic was signed by Barcelona in 2009.

An unsuccesful season with Barcelona forced him to leave the team and later join AC Milan in 2010 on loan. After spending two highly succesful seasons at AC Milan in 2012, Ibrahimovic was signed by the French club Paris Saint-Germain. At PSG, Ibrahimovic has proven himsef as one of the most lethal strikers in the world by leading his club to its first league title in 19 years.

Temper has always been an integral part of Zaltan Ibrahimovic's personality. He has been involved several times in brawls and fights with his fellow team members. Quite a many times Ibrahimovic has been spotted kicking and slapping his opponents  live on the camera.

Achievements

10  League Titles, 1 Club World Cup, 4 Domestic Cups, 1 Oscar del Calcio, 1 Guldbollen.

International Career

Zaltan Ibrahimovic has had the honour of representing Sweden at the 2002 and 2006 World Cups. In 2012, Ibrahimovic was made the captain of the Swedish team for his impeccable performances and outstanding skills on the field. Although Ibrahimovic failed to perform good in the big matches for the Swedish team, he has showed quite amazing performances in the international friendlies.

Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring 4 goals against England

Personal Life

Ibrahimovic is married to a Swedish former model named Helena Seger and has two children, Maximilian (born 2006) and Vincent (born 2008). 

Home

Zaltan Ibrahimovic currently resides in Le Bristol, a five-star luxury hotel in Paris, France. The hotel provides high-end facilities along with a separate hair salon, two smart cars, a florist and an excellent reception. Ibrahimovic is making plans to buy the same hotel he's residing in.

Ibrahimovic with his wife and kids at a friendly match of PSG

The name Zlatan was trademarked in 2003 which gave Ibrahimovic exclusive rights to his name for certain products, which includes sporting goods, clothing and shoes. Other than that, Ibrahimovic is lucratively sponsored by sports giant Nike.

Interesting Facts about Zlatan Ibrahimovic

  • He is the only player in the world to have scored for six different clubs in the champions league.
  • In 2012 Zlatan was ranked 5th in The Guardian's 100 Best Footballers in the world..
  • Ibrahimovic is fluent in many languages including Swedish, English, Spanish, Italian and Bosnian.
  • He is considered as one of the most prolific strikers in European football at the moment.
  • He was born to a Bosnian Muslim father and a Croatian Catholic mother, who both emigrated to Sweden while he was young.
  • Ibrahimovic grew up supporting his favourite team Inter Milan.
  • Ibrahimovic started playing football at the age of six thanks to the gift of a pair of football boots that he received.
  • He received an honorary black belt in Taekwando as he had already attended classes at the Malmo Taekwando club as a child.
  • Ibrahimovic has been widely criticized for being disloyal to his clubs. He shut the mouth of his critics by performing superbly well for all the clubs he has played for.
  • His goals are often termed as 'too sexy to be replicated'.

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