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Classy Zlatan Bags Brace On LA Galaxy Debut

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Bags Brace On LA Galaxy Debut

By SL International - Apr 01, 2018 08:58 AM

Former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic showed his class on debut for LA Galaxy by netting a brace in a seven-goal thriller.

Read: Zlatan: Why I Joined LA Galaxy

The Swedish striker came off the bench in a 19-minute cameo, which included a superb volley from long range before netting the winner.

The 36-year-old only arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday evening, but he wasted no time in making an impact after helping the team overturn a 3-0 deficit.

"If you look back, every team I played for, I scored in my first official game. I wasn't going to let that stop today," Ibrahimovic told reporters, according to FourFourTwo.

"I was just waiting to come on because when you're losing 3-0, the adrenaline is pumping even more because you want to be able to do something for your team in a difficult situation.

"The fans were demanding something and I gave them Zlatan.

"I always say it's difficult when you do something like that first goal. You cannot describe it. You need to go through it yourself and I've been through it many times. Wherever I've gone, the fans have gone crazy.

"I said before I came here in Manchester with the Galaxy people, that I would make the fans enjoy me.

"There are kids out there and you just want to give back to them. They are the future and you want to be a good example to them in a crazy way and that's by scoring crazy goals.

"I felt I'd played 40 games for my 20 minutes. It was everything - jet lag, didn't play for a long time," he added. "I did the first sprint and I was starting to breathe immediately, so when the second one came, I thought I'll shoot and not run with the ball. That was the ball that went in.

"But there was a lot of adrenaline because I hadn't played for a long time."

Read: Lukaku Nets 100th EPL Goal As Man Utd Sink Swansea

Do you think Zlatan will continue to shine in the MLS? Have your say in the comment section below.


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LePhoza Joined: 03 Apr 2018
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LePhoza Apr 05, 2018 02:08 PM
The God!!!!!
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SAMKELO7,7 Apr 02, 2018 10:48 PM
Man united ll mc him,he S great player
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Faysal Apr 02, 2018 09:55 AM
Classic player
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KK-kELLS Apr 01, 2018 07:23 PM
The Lion King Zlatan
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thasbu@143 Apr 01, 2018 04:37 PM
He is rewriting history everywhere he's been. How many players can say, they have scored in their debut, that goes to teams like LA Galaxy, Man U, PSG, Inter Milan ... that to mention but few
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lazzy wa lekhosi Apr 01, 2018 02:49 PM
king zlatan
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Myaka weliPhefeni Apr 01, 2018 01:14 PM
One and only King Zlatan the Magician,Mourinho wll regret to release him
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BIG-MIKE14_VERSUS EDITOR ROUND3 Apr 01, 2018 12:40 PM
1st goal was out of this world......................can 't keep a good man down.
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Sammy-Tee Apr 01, 2018 10:24 AM
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the greatest strikers of his generation. His dribbling skills and acrobatism are so amazing for a man of his huge size. I would say him along Thiery Henry are the best footballer who never won fifa footballer of the year award

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