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  • Malmö, Sweden
    Saturday Oct 03, 1981

    Born

    Malmö, Sweden
    Saturday Oct 03, 1981

    Ibrahimović was born in Malmö, Sweden, on 3 October 1981.




  • Malmö, Sweden
    1996

    The First Contract

    Malmö, Sweden
    1996

    Ibrahimović signed his first contract with Malmö in 1996.




  • Växjö, Sweden
    Wednesday Jan 31, 2001

    Ibrahimović's 1st International Match

    Växjö, Sweden
    Wednesday Jan 31, 2001

    Ibrahimović was eligible to represent Sweden, Bosnia and Herzegovina or Croatia at international level; he chose Sweden. He made his debut for Sweden in a 0–0 friendly draw against the Faroe Islands at Tipshallen on 31 January 2001 during the 2000–01 Nordic Football Championship.




  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Jul, 2001

    Moving To Ajax

    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Jul, 2001

    Arsène Wenger unsuccessfully tried to persuade Ibrahimović to join Arsenal, while Leo Beenhakker (the technical director of Ajax) also expressed interest in the player after watching him in a friendly against Norwegian side Moss FK. On 22 March 2001, a deal between Ajax and Malmö regarding Ibrahimović's transfer to Amsterdam was announced, and in July, Ibrahimović officially joined Ajax for 80 million Swedish kronor (€8.7 million).




  • Stockholm, Sweden
    Sunday Oct 07, 2001

    His First competitive Match With Swedan

    Stockholm, Sweden
    Sunday Oct 07, 2001

    On 7 October 2001, he played his first competitive match, a 2002 World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan, scoring his first ever international goal in a 3–0 win as Sweden topped their group to qualify for the upcoming tournament.




  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Thursday Nov 29, 2001

    After Adriaanse Was Sacked

    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Thursday Nov 29, 2001

    Ibrahimović received little playing time under manager Co Adriaanse, but when Adriaanse was sacked on 29 November 2001, new coach Ronald Koeman inserted Ibrahimović into the starting lineup as Ajax won the 2001–02 Eredivisie title. The next season.




  • Turin, Italy
    Tuesday Aug 31, 2004

    Moving To Juventus

    Turin, Italy
    Tuesday Aug 31, 2004

    On 18 August 2004, during an international match against the Netherlands, Ibrahimović injured Ajax teammate Rafael van der Vaart, who later accused Ibrahimović of hurting him intentionally. This led to Ibrahimović's sudden sale to Juventus on 31 August.


  • Sweden
    Tuesday Nov 15, 2005

    The 1st Guldbollen award

    Sweden
    Tuesday Nov 15, 2005

    Ibrahimović moved from Ajax to Juventus for €16 million. He was promptly inserted into the starting eleven due in part to top scorer David Trezeguet's injury problems, and scored 16 goals. The club finished top of Serie A, and in the Champions League they reached the quarter-finals before being knocked out by eventual champions Liverpool.in November 2005, he was awarded the Guldbollen, a prize awarded to the best Swedish footballer of the year.


  • Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Thursday Aug 10, 2006

    Moving To Inter Milan

    Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Thursday Aug 10, 2006

    On 10 August 2006, Ibrahimović completed a €24.8 million move to Inter Milan, signing a four-year-deal, this coming only a few days after 30-year-old midfielder Patrick Vieira had completed his own transfer from Juve to the Nerazzurri. Ibrahimović revealed that he had supported Inter when he was young.


  • Piazzale Angelo Moratti, Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
    Saturday Aug 26, 2006

    Ibrahimović Made His debut For Inter

    Piazzale Angelo Moratti, Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
    Saturday Aug 26, 2006

    Ibrahimović made his debut for Inter on 26 August 2006 against Roma in the 2006 Supercoppa Italiana, playing the full 90 minutes as Inter won after extra time.


  • Stadio Artemio Franchi, Viale Manfredo Fanti, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
    Saturday Sep 09, 2006

    He scored in his Serie A debut

    Stadio Artemio Franchi, Viale Manfredo Fanti, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
    Saturday Sep 09, 2006

    He scored in his Serie A debut against Fiorentina on 9 September as Inter commenced the league with a 3–2 win at Stadio Artemio Franchi.


  • Estádio José Alvalade XXI, Rua Professor Fernando da Fonseca, Lisbon, Portugal
    Tuesday Sep 12, 2006

    His First Champions League appearance For Inter

    Estádio José Alvalade XXI, Rua Professor Fernando da Fonseca, Lisbon, Portugal
    Tuesday Sep 12, 2006

    In his first Champions League appearance for Inter, Ibrahimović was not able to avoid the 1–0 away defeat to Sporting CP as Inter began their European campaign in the wrong way.


  • Piazzale Angelo Moratti, 20151 Milano, Milano Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
    Sunday Sep 16, 2007

    His 100th Serie A Match

    Piazzale Angelo Moratti, 20151 Milano, Milano Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
    Sunday Sep 16, 2007

    Ibrahimović played his 100th Serie A match on 16 September 2007 at the San Siro against Catania, where he appeared as a second-half substitute for Hernán Crespo in an eventual 2–0 win.


  • Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    2008

    Serie A Footballer of the Year

    Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    2008

    Ibrahimović scored both goals in a 2–0 defeat of Parma on the final day of the 2007–08 Serie A season to give Inter a second consecutive Scudetto. Overall, he scored 17 goals in 26 league matches, and was named both Serie A Footballer of the Year and Serie A Foreign Footballer of the Year.


  • Piazzale Angelo Moratti, 20151 Milano, Milano Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
    Saturday Oct 04, 2008

    The Goal of The Year In Serie A

    Piazzale Angelo Moratti, 20151 Milano, Milano Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
    Saturday Oct 04, 2008

    On 4 October, during the match against Bologna at home which Inter won 2–1, Ibrahimović scored a sensational goal, stunning Francesco Antonioli with an irresistible backheeled shot from Adriano's left-wing cross. The goal was later voted Goal of the Year in Serie A.


  • Italy
    Thursday Jan 01, 2009

    The League's Top goalscorer

    Italy
    Thursday Jan 01, 2009

    Ibrahimović ended the 2008–09 Serie A season as the league's top goalscorer with 25 goals.


  • U.S
    Thursday Jul 23, 2009

    Negotiations With Barcelona

    U.S
    Thursday Jul 23, 2009

    After Inter teammate Maxwell completed his transfer to Barcelona, Barça president Joan Laporta confirmed that there was an agreement in principle between Barcelona and Inter for Ibrahimović to join the club in exchange for striker Samuel Eto'o, plus a reported fee of £59 million. Ibrahimović left Inter during their United States summer tour in the World Football Challenge on 23 July 2009 for negotiations with Barcelona.


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Sunday Jul 26, 2009

    Arriving In Barcelona

    Barcelona, Spain
    Sunday Jul 26, 2009

    After Inter agreed terms with Eto'o and Barcelona with Ibrahimović, Barcelona announced Ibrahimović would arrive on 26 July 2009.


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Monday Jul 27, 2009

    Ibrahimović was presented to the Crowd

    Barcelona, Spain
    Monday Jul 27, 2009

    Ibrahimović passed his medical and was presented to a crowd of over 60,000 at Camp Nou. He signed a five-year contract, for €46 million and the exchange of Eto'o (valued at €20 million) and loan of Alexander Hleb (with an option to purchase for a €10 million fee), with a €250 million release clause, making Ibrahimović worth €66 million. The Hleb deal, however, collapsed. Eventually, Ibrahimović cost Barcelona €69.884 million, which included other fees.


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Sunday Aug 23, 2009

    1st Match With Barcelona

    Barcelona, Spain
    Sunday Aug 23, 2009

    Ibrahimović started the 2009–10 season with his competitive debut for Barcelona on 23 August 2009 by assisting a Lionel Messi goal, leading them to the Supercopa de España, beating Athletic Bilbao 5–1 on aggregate.


  • Stade Louis II, Avenue des Castelans, Monaco-Ville, Monaco, France
    Friday Aug 28, 2009

    2nd Match With Barcelona

    Stade Louis II, Avenue des Castelans, Monaco-Ville, Monaco, France
    Friday Aug 28, 2009

    In his next competitive match, Barcelona won the 2009 UEFA Super Cup with a 1–0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk.


  • C. d'Arístides Maillol, 12, 08028, Barcelona, Spain
    Tuesday Oct 20, 2009

    His First Champions League Goal For Barcelona

    C. d'Arístides Maillol, 12, 08028, Barcelona, Spain
    Tuesday Oct 20, 2009

    On 20 October, he scored his first Champions League goal for Barcelona in a group stage match against Rubin Kazan.


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Saturday Nov 07, 2009

    Ibrahimović Suffered a Thigh Injury

    Barcelona, Spain
    Saturday Nov 07, 2009

    On 7 November, however, he suffered a thigh injury that kept him out for three weeks.


  • Abu Dhabi (ZSC), Saif Ghobash Street, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Saturday Dec 19, 2009

    Winning The 2009 FIFA Club World Cup

    Abu Dhabi (ZSC), Saif Ghobash Street, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Saturday Dec 19, 2009

    Barcelona capped off 2009 by winning the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup against Estudiantes on 19 December 2009.


  • Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain
    Saturday Aug 14, 2010

    His Final Goal For Barcelona

    Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain
    Saturday Aug 14, 2010

    He scored his final goal for Barcelona in the 2010 Supercopa de España on 14 August in a 3–1 defeat against Sevilla.


  • C. d'Arístides Maillol, 12, 08028, Barcelona, Spain
    Wednesday Aug 25, 2010

    His Last Match For Barcelona

    C. d'Arístides Maillol, 12, 08028, Barcelona, Spain
    Wednesday Aug 25, 2010

    On 25 August, Ibrahimović played his last match for the club against Milan for the Joan Gamper Trophy,


  • Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Saturday Aug 28, 2010

    Moving To A.C. Milan

    Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Saturday Aug 28, 2010

    On 28 August 2010, A.C. Milan announced via their official website that they had signed Ibrahimović for the 2010–11 season. He was loaned out to Milan for the season, with the club having the option to purchase him outright for €24 million at the end of the season.


  • Milan, Italy
    Wednesday Jun 08, 2011

    Finally Moved To A.C. Milan

    Milan, Italy
    Wednesday Jun 08, 2011

    All agreements between Milan and Barcelona were confirmed on 18 June 2011.


  • Italy
    Friday Jul 13, 2012

    Serie A Top Scorer

    Italy
    Friday Jul 13, 2012

    He finished the season as Serie A top scorer with 28 goals in 32 matches.


  • Paris, France
    Wednesday Jul 18, 2012

    Moving To PSG

    Paris, France
    Wednesday Jul 18, 2012

    On 17 July 2012, Paris Saint-Germain confirmed that they had reached an agreement to acquire the sporting and economic rights of Ibrahimović from Milan, having already agreed personal terms with the striker, for a transfer fee of €20 million. Valued at €180 million, these combined fees eclipsed those commanded by Nicolas Anelka. His three-year contract would see him receive a net annual salary of €14 million including bonuses (which would be €2 million more than what he was earning per year just before he left Milan), and make him the second best paid footballer in the world behind Samuel Eto'o. The following day, Ibrahimović signed the contract.


  • Paris, France
    Tuesday Sep 24, 2013

    Ibrahimović Had Extended His Contract With PSG

    Paris, France
    Tuesday Sep 24, 2013

    On 24 September, it was announced that Ibrahimović had extended his contract with PSG, which would see him stay at the club until 2016.


  • Zürich, Switzerland
    Monday Jan 13, 2014

    Winning the 2013 FIFA Puskás Award

    Zürich, Switzerland
    Monday Jan 13, 2014

    On 14 November 2012, he scored all four goals in a 4–2 win over England in the first ever match at the Friends Arena. His fourth goal, a 35-yard overhead kick with his back to goal, won him praise from players and pundits, with the BBC describing it as a goal that "combined unfathomable imagination and expert technique". It would win the 2013 FIFA Puskás Award for Goal of the Year.


  • Sweden
    Monday Aug 11, 2014

    The INAS World Football Championships

    Sweden
    Monday Aug 11, 2014

    On 11 August 2014, Ibrahimović paid US$51,000 to send the Swedish national football team for the intellectually disabled to the INAS World Football Championships in Brazil.


  • Sweden
    Tuesday Jun 21, 2016

    Ibrahimović announced His International Retirement

    Sweden
    Tuesday Jun 21, 2016

    On 21 June 2016, Ibrahimović announced that he would retire from international football immediately after Sweden's last match at Euro 2016.


  • Manchester, England
    Friday Jul 01, 2016

    Moving To Manchester United

    Manchester, England
    Friday Jul 01, 2016

    On 1 July 2016, Ibrahimović signed as a free agent for Manchester United on a one-year contract, which had the option of being extended depending on his performance for the club.


  • Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Manchester M16 0RA, UK
    Thursday Apr 20, 2017

    Ibrahimović sustained serious ligament damage in his Right knee

    Sir Matt Busby Way, Stretford, Manchester M16 0RA, UK
    Thursday Apr 20, 2017

    On 20 April, Ibrahimović sustained serious ligament damage in his right knee in a Europa League quarter-final against Anderlecht at Old Trafford.


  • Råsta Strandväg 1, 169 56 Solna, Sweden
    Wednesday May 24, 2017

    His First Major European Title

    Råsta Strandväg 1, 169 56 Solna, Sweden
    Wednesday May 24, 2017

    Ibrahimović won his first major European title when Manchester United defeated Ajax in the Europa League Final at the Friends Arena in Stockholm.


  • Manchester, England
    Thursday Aug 24, 2017

    Ibrahimović Had Signed a New one-year Contract With Manchester United

    Manchester, England
    Thursday Aug 24, 2017

    On 24 August 2017, it was announced that Ibrahimović had signed a new one-year contract with Manchester United. It was also announced that he would be wearing number 10 in his second season with the team.


  • California,U.S.
    Friday Mar 23, 2018

    Moving To LA Galaxy

    California,U.S.
    Friday Mar 23, 2018

    On 23 March 2018, Ibrahimović signed for Major League Soccer (MLS) club LA Galaxy.


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