Ibrahimovic: “I feel like the father of this team”


Ibrahimovic: “I feel like the father of this team”

The front of Milan Zlatan Ibrahimovic He declared on Tuesday that, at the age of 41, he feels like the “father” of the Swedish team and that he does not think about how long he will continue playing, but about “every day”.

“I’ve been out for 14 months where I just suffered (from an injury). Now I’m back and I feel good. I play with joy and no pain. We’ll see how long it lasts, but it’s fun to here. I feel like I am the father of this team”, he said today in a press conference in the Swedish camp.

‘Ibra’ feels that he can “contribute” to the team, on and off the field, and at his age he should not think about the future, but the present, which is why he does not want to comment on whether he sees his self next time eurocup.

“Yesterday I said to my colleagues: ‘You must be wondering what I’m doing here, you must think I’m crazy’. But I also told them: ‘Wait until the end is near, then you will understand I do,’ he said. ibrahimovicwho admitted to “panic” over the possibility of his career ending.

Ibrahimovic, who suffered a long knee injury, left the national team at the end of euro 2016, but he returned five years later, although injuries prevented him from making it to Euro 2021 and the first qualifying matches for Qatar 2022.

Sweden’s all-time top scorer took part in the final qualifying leg, although Sweden were knocked out in the play-off against Poland.

Swedenwhich is part of group F qualifying for Euro 2024, will face Belgium on the 24th at the Friends Arena in Stockholm and, three days later, will host Azerbaijan at the same stadium.

ibrahimovic on Saturday he became the oldest scorer in Serie A history by scoring a penalty in Milan against Udinese.

Source: La Verdad


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