We love how Zlatan causes hype, even when he’s not playing! In the countdown to his birthday, we bring you 5 things that you may or may not have known about him.
1. Zlatan grew up in the notoriously rough neighbourhood of Rosengård, Malmö, where admittedly he was a bicycle thief and a school bully.
2. He has played for several title-winning clubs: AFC Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, F.C. Barcelona, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain.
3. He was voted Player of the Year in the French league in 2013.
4. He released his autobiography entitled, “I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic” in 2011.
5. Zlatan was once quoted as saying “Agents are just for selling bad players. The big clubs come straight to me.”