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Self-confident Zlatan surprised right away at show in LA: “If I want, I go to the world cup”

Zlatan Ibrahimovic took over after the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 farewell of the Swedish national team, but it could just be that the 36-year-old topspits on the upcoming world cup yet again of the party. “If I want to, I will. There have no one to call,” said Ibrahimovic on Friday during his presentation at LA Galaxy. “But first let me enjoy here, my focus is on the Galaxy. We then see further.”

The Swede can Saturday debut in the American league. LA Galaxy will find fellow-townsman Los Angeles FC, which is new in the MLS and the team of Red Devil Laurent Ciman, in the own StubHub Center. “I’m ready. I feel a lot of adrenaline in my body, for that matter, I think that I can long endure. It is only the question of whether my condition is also so good (laughing).”

The former player of Malmö, Ajax, Juventus, Internazionale, FC Barcelona, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain could say that in 2016 to LA move. “I wanted to come, in my head I was already here. But sometimes things are not as they should go.”

Manchester United became the new destination of the 116-fold), international (62 goals). “When I was in England, they called out that I needed a wheelchair was because of my age. After three months they said that I was flying. The haters were fans. I’m going to never a challenge out of the way, I need nothing more to prove. That I only had in Malmö and when I came to Ajax. Then I did the only show. I’m 23 year around in football, in my head, I know exactly what is needed. My body just need to follow.”

Zlatan compared himself during his entertaining press conference with Benjamin Button, the protagonist from the eponymous hollywood movie. “I’m old born and feel young. Don’t worry about my age. The lion is very hungry.”

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