Ibrahimovic Scores 500th Career Goal


LA Galaxy striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, scored the 500th goal of his career for club and country on Saturday, in an audacious fashion in the US Major League Soccer.

The outspoken former Swedish international whipped in a volley from Jonathan dos Santos' pass in the 43rd minute to reach the milestone.

Toronto had been 3-0 up in the first-half at the BMO Field, before Ibrahimovic's goal inspired Galaxy to level the score by the 58th minute.

Toronto however added two more goals to win 5-3.

"Obviously it's not good to lose ... but I'm happy for Toronto because they'll be remembered as my 500th victim," Ibrahimovic told TSN after the game.

The 36-year-old left Manchester United to join Galaxy at the start of the 2018 season. He has now scored 17 goals in 22 appearances for the Los Angeles side.

Over his illustrious club career, Ibrahimovic scored 156 goals for Paris Saint-Germain, 66 for Inter Milan and 56 times for AC Milan.

Also, the Taekwondo blackbelter found the back of the net for Ajax 48 times, scored 29 goals for Manchester United, 26 goals for Juventus, 22 times for Barcelona and hit 18 times for hometown club, Malmo FC.

He scored 62 goals for the Swedish national team.

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