Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s former teammate unveils the turbulent star fate at LA Galaxy


Former Zlatan Ibrahimovic, LA Galaxy teammate Joao Pedro revealed colorful stories about the larger-than-life figure during his time at the American club.

Ibrahimovic joined Galaxy from Manchester United in 2018 and had a generally successful year and a half before joining AC Milan in November.

But in an interview with Portuguese media Record Pedro, he recalled how angry Ibrahimovic was after a late loss that he even threatened to kill some of his teammates.

“We had an outside clash against the Houston Dynamo,” said Pedro.

“We went 1-0, they came back, we tied 2-2, in the last minutes, they scored to make 3-2. At the end of the match [Zlatan] gave us a roast.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a prolific fate at LA Galaxy

” [He said] “Look, if you came here to go to the beach, walk around Hollywood, say it, but tell me now. I have 300 million in the bank, an island, I don’t need it at all.

“‘ The first person to open his mouth, I’m going to kill him, I’m really going to kill him. ‘ “

Ibrahimovic certainly never lacked confidence, and Pedro also remembered a time when the Swede refused to take a back seat in a training match.

He continued, “We were about to play a kickabout match, 11 against 11, and someone asked,” Who is kicking off? Our assistant said, “Joao Pedro, because it’s his birthday today,” “he said.

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“Ibrahimovic turned to him and said,” Every day is my birthday. Give me the ball. And he laughed. ”

The 38-year-old has since scored four goals in ten games in Milan, but said his farewell in Los Angeles with a generally confident social media post that said, “I came, I saw, I have conquered. Thank you @lagalaxy for making me feel alive again. To Galaxy fans – you wanted Zlatan, I gave you Zlatan. You are welcome. The story continues … Now come back to watch baseball. ”


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