The Ac Milan striker and Swedish legend, now 39, has over 500 career goals to his name. He is definitely one of greatest modern day footballers if not the greatest according to him. He has been prolific off the pitch too, as a result of his outspoken nature he has left behind some mind blowing quotes.
Here are 20 of his most memorable quotes.
I was like, ‘No way, Zlatan doesn’t do auditions’. “I thought ‘You either know me or you don’t and if you don’t know me you can’t really want me’.
First I went left; he did too. Then I went right and he did too. Then I went left again and he went to buy a hot dog.
I don’t think that you can score as spectacular a goal as those of Zlatan in a video game – even though these games are very realistic these days.
They’re lucky I didn’t come 10 years ago because I would be the president today
An injured Zlatan is a properly serious thing for any team.
I’m not used to winning nothing – it’s the first time it’s happened to me. I’m disappointed. It’s a failure.
We’re looking for an apartment. If we don’t find anything, then I’ll probably just buy the hotel.
8.On his move to Ligue 1 in 2012.
It’s true I don’t know much about the players here, but they definitely know who I am.
We were looking through his playlist in the dressing room — there was lots of Justin Bieber, Jonas Brothers and Selena Gomez. It is nice to know that even David Beckham doesn’t have good taste in everything.
There was the thought that this would send me into retirement. I sent their entire country into retirement.
I came like a king, left like a legend.
I won’t be the King of Manchester, I will be the God of Manchester.
You can’t coach brilliance like that.
I think I’m like wine. The older I get, the better I get.
15.On his future with PSG.
I don’t believe they can change the Eiffel Tower for my statue, even the people behind the club. But if they can, I will stay here — I promise you.
Zlatan: Only God knows who will go through.Reporter: It’s hard to ask him.Zlatan: “You’re talking to him.
What Carew does with a football, I can do with an orange.
At Barca, players were banned from driving their sports cars to training. I thought this was ridiculous – it was no one’s business what car I drive – so in April, before a match with Almeria, I drove my Ferrari Enzo to work. It caused a scene.
I can play in the 11 positions because a good player can play anywhere.
What do you mean, ‘present?’ She got Zlatan.