Zlatan Ibrahimovic frustrated so firmly of that this month he is not in action at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS with Sweden. The 36-year-old striker thinks that Swedish media have played a role in the selectiekeuze of coach Janne Anderson.
“The world cup is the biggest voetbalfeest. The best players in the world are present, except Zlatan. I also had, but it may unfortunately not be so”, says Ibrahimovic against the American media.
It was long speculated about a return in the Swedish national team, but at the end of april, it was clear that he was still outside the world CHAMPIONSHIP selection fell. The star player of LA Galaxy suspect his status to his disadvantage.
“According to the media, is the team better off without me, so I believe them. It is the mentality of the Swedish media. I have not a typical Swedish name and look”, thinks the former following his departure to chelsea, the reason to know.
Ibrahimovic remains the by the absence of stitches in 116 international matches, in which he 62 times scored. The star was at the world cup of 2002 and 2006 and four european CHAMPIONSHIPS (2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016).
Ibrahimovic is given his impressive career statistics and incomprehensible that at the world cup.
“I am still top scorer of the Swedish team and have won much. I have for Ajax, Juventus, Internazionale, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and LA Galaxy played”, he narrates.
“If I’m not in the team would play, why did I than with the biggest clubs in the world played and many prizes were caught? I know how it is to win.”
Playing sweden in the group stage of the world cup against Germany, Mexico and South Korea. On Monday, June 18, are the Koreans the first opponent. In the run-up to the tournament is Saturday still practiced against co-WK-ganger Peru.
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