Zlatan ‘Kung Fu’ Ibrahimovic scores 500th career goal


Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Swedish football icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic netted his 500th career goal in football on Saturday for LA Galaxy against Toronto FC - and it has to be seen to be believed.

Some 438 of Ibrahimovic's goals have come in club competition from spells in Holland, Italy, Spain, France, England and now in the United States where he has scored 17 times in 18 league appearances.

At global level for Sweden, he made 114 senior appearance and scored 62 goals.

The 36-year-old striker celebrated the milestone thanks to an outrageous roundhouse finish in LA's 5-3 MLS loss to Toronto - Ibrahimovic spinning and volleying with the outside of his foot in the first half.

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He is now joins Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as being the only active player to score 500 goals for club and country.

Ibrahimovic's first goal for the Galaxy was a 40 yard wonder strike that made the score 3-3 in the Los Angeles derby, following that up with a 90th minute victor in his debut match. 'I have more goals than he has games.

"I am happy for Toronto because they will be remembered as my 500th victim". "I probably have more goals than the guys on the field have games together".

Prior to signing with Los Angeles, Ibrahimovic had spent time with Ajax Amsterdam, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, and Manchester United.

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