Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Career in Numbers

When thinking of household names from the world of football, one of the first players everyone thinks of is Ibrahimovic. With his huge frame, massive ego and immense talent, the Swede is hard to forget about.

Ibrahimovic with his first major trophy for Manchester United.

After scoring the winning goal in the 2016/17 League Cup final, we take a look at Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career in numbers from his early days at Ajax right up to present day.

8

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career has seen him travel all over Europe, playing for 8 hugely successful teams in the Swedish, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, French and English top flights.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's career improved at Ajax.

The clubs the Swede has played for are: Malmo FF, Ajax, Juventus, Internazionale, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint Germain and Manchester United.

715

As of today (2/3/17), Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career has seen him play in 715 matches for his 8 clubs, the most of which he played at Paris Saint Germain (180).

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's career brought him to PSG.

Below is a breakdown of the amount of games Ibrahimovic played for each club he represented:

Malmo FF: 47

Ajax: 110

Juventus: 92

Internazionale: 117

Barcelona: 46

AC Milan: 85

Paris Saint Germain: 180

Manchester United: 38

418

Despite being 35 years of age, the big Swede is still managing to score goals at the highest level in football. Having scored 26 goals in 38 games for Manchester United, there is no sign of him slowing down either.

Zlatan scoring for AC Milan

Through scoring 418 goals, he has become one of the most successful goal-scorers in European history. Below is a breakdown of  the goals scored for each club in Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career.

Malmo FF: 18

Ajax: 48

Juventus: 26

Internazionale: 66

Barcelona: 22

AC Milan: 56

Paris Saint Germain: 156

Manchester United: 26

32

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career has seen him win 32 major trophies making him the second most decorated active footballer in the world after Maxwell of Paris Saint Germain who has 35.

Many trophies have been won throughout Zlatan Ibrahimovic's career.

Of the 32 major trophies, 11 of them have been League winners medals. He has in fact won two more league trophies, with Juventus, however they were revoked due to the Calciopoli scandal.
The prolific striker is yet to win a major European honour with any of his clubs.

133,200,000

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's career brought him to Barcelona.

Throughout Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career, a massive fee of £133,200,000 has been paid for his services. The most paid for him was £56,500,000 by Barcelona to Internazionale in July 2009, this deal also included Samuel Eto’o going the opposite way.

Below is a list of how much each club paid for the big man:

Malmo FF: Trainee

Ajax: £5,000,000

Juventus: £12,000,000

Internazionale: £20,000,000

Barcelona: £56,500,000

AC Milan: £24,000,000

Paris Saint Germain: £15,700,000

Manchester United: Free

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