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When lions cry – Zlatan Ibrahimovic moved to tears when asked a question about his family

The charismatic Zlatan Ibrahimovic is synonymous with cold and witty comments in his press conferences. The Swedish superstar has been known throughout his very distinguished career for his inclination to compare himself to a lion, and often refer to himself in the third person as well. Besides his cocky remark-loving demeanour, an emotional side of […]

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Video – Romelu Lukaku v Zlatan Ibrahimovic in a proper footballing bust up you never knew you needed

It’s all kicking off in the Milan derby as the two of the biggest guys in the world of football were all up on each other’s business at San Siro. Things went out of control when Alessio Romagnoli fouled the Belgian striker just before half-time. Some pushing ensued, a few words were exchanged and then […]

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Photo – Zlatan Ibrahimovic appears to have chopped off his iconic ponytail for a new bald look

When a footballer sports one particular look for a substantial period of time, it essentially becomes associated with the footballer for ever. While instances such as Carlos Valderrama’s frizzy blonde hair, David Luiz’s afro, Edgar Davids’ dreadlocks and Stephen El Shaarawy’s spiked mohawk immediately come to mind, Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s ponytailed look is undisputedly yet another […]

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Football players with attitude: From Ronaldo to Neymar, who’s the no. 1?

You don’t become one of the most sought after footballers in the world, and achieve what these players have, without an uncompromising and unapologetic attitude towards doing whatever it takes to win. You might love or hate their attitude but there is no denying that these players are built differently, from a footballing standpoint and […]

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Domagoj Vida scores a flying backheel goal that even Zlatan would approve of

Croatian defender Domagoj Vida pulled the rabbit out of the hat for his club Besiktas with an extraordinary finish against BB Erzurumspor in the Turkish Super Lig this weekend. The strike could almost pass as a world class striker’s attempt at goal, as he found the back of the net to score Besiktas’ third of […]

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic hailed for his brilliant gesture towards Shamrock Rovers player and his ballboy son after 2-0 Milan win

The enigmatic Zlatan Ibrahimović is well known for his amusingly confident comments, arrogant antics and entertaining press conferences, but he revealed the often-hidden compassionate side of his personality to the world after AC Milan defeated Shamrock Rovers 2-0 in in their Europa League qualifier in Dublin. Zlatan learned beforehand that Aaron Greene’s son, a Rovers’ […]