Zlatan Ibrahimovic known as someone who likes to be outspoken. Including, when playing on the field and sometimes ‘attacking’ their own friends.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the aging strikers who is still actively playing today. He still has another season contract together AC Milan, although now they have to self-isolate because they are positive for the Corona virus.
The unfinished Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Getty Images / Marco Luzzani)
Talking about Zlatan Ibrahimovic indeed never ending. The 39 year old player has ventured into many leagues in Europe.
Ibra has played for Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, Manchester United, PSG, and the team from the United States, LA Galaxy. His name is also Ibra, there are actions on and off the field that are always a concern.
Reported Football Italia, Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s former teammate at AC Milan Back in 2012, Maxi Lopez was asked what it was like to team up with the Swede. He said, which certainly always made me nervous.
According to Maxi Lopez, Ibrahimovic never hesitate to admonish his teammates firmly and harshly. In fact, sometimes, use hurtful words!
“Ibrahimovic once said to me, ‘I like you, but next time I’ll smash your face’,” he said.
Maxi Lopez (Getty Images/Claudio Villa)
One day when AC Milan visited Parma in 2012, Maxi Lopez played in attacking midfielder and Ibrahimovic as the leading striker.
Then there was a situation, where Maxi Lopez sent Ibrahimovic through the ball in the penalty box. But, Ibra was just silent, not chasing him.
“He said he wanted the ball at his feet. But I said, you know, isn’t that a good pass,” explained Maxi Lopez.
Once the match was over, Maxi Lopez continued, Zlatan Ibrahimovic did not speak to him. In fact, the two of them didn’t chat for three days!
“I like you Argentines, who have character and say what they believe. Therefore, the next time you do something like that, I will destroy your face,” Maxi Lopez repeated, repeating Ibrahimovic’s words.
After that, the relationship between Maxi Lopez and Zlatan Ibrahimovic alright. But sure enough, Maxi Lopez is excited and afraid of making the wrong decisions when playing with Ibra.