Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back in the selection of the Swedish national team. The 39-year-old striker of AC Milan has been called up by national coach Janne Andersson for the upcoming international matches against Georgia, Kosovo (World Cup qualification) and Estonia (friendly). Because of this call, there is a good chance that the former player of PSG and Manchester United, among others, will be present at the upcoming European Championship. Something that online casinos Australia weren’t expecting a year ago.
Missing the national team
There have been several rumors recently about Ibrahimovic’s return to Sweden. At the end of last year, he already said that he was thinking of returning to the national team. “If you ask me, I’ll be honest: yes, I miss the national team. That is no secret ”, the AC-Milan player said at the time. “The person who doesn’t miss it has already ended his career. And I have not finished my career yet. ” Andersson then immediately traveled to Milan for an interview with the striker. This conversation led to Ibrahimovic now being part of the selection for the international matches at the end of this month.
Zlatan all-time top scorer in Sweden
The striker is the all-time top scorer in the Swedish national team with 62 goals. He wore the shirt of the national team 116 times and was present with Sweden at the 2002 and 2006 World Cups and the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 European Championships. Andersson’s team is classified in group E, with Spain, Poland and Slovakia, where they aren’t the favourites according to bestes online casino. At the 2016 European Championship Ibrahimovic played his last game for the national team. In that tournament it stranded in the group stage with the countries Ireland, Italy and Belgium.
Zlatan style return
The return of the God @svenskfotboll pic.twitter.com/hQThIdWRY0
— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) March 16, 2021
The Swedish star announced him comeback in Zlatan style on Twitter. “Zlatan is above all a very good footballer, the best we’ve ever had in Sweden,” said Andersson. “It is of course very nice that he wants to come back. Not only because of what he can contribute on the field, but he can also share his great experience with the rest of the team. ” Ibrahimovic, AC Milan’s top scorer with fourteen Serie A goals, missed his Italian club’s last games due to an injury.