In the last week of the Italian Serie A, Milan defeated Verona 3-1 and finished the season in 4th place with 70 points.
After the match, Milan’s veteran player Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced his decision to retire.
“Legends live forever,” read the post on Milan’s social media account.
Ibrahimovic, who has been struggling with injuries for a long time and has only played in 4 matches this season, signaled that he could stay in the team as a manager with the words “I’m saying goodbye to football, but not to you”.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Career
Born in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Zlatan Ibrahimovic started his football career in Malmö’s youth system and went on to play for Ajax, Juventus, Inter, Barcelona, PSG, Manchester United, Los Angeles Galaxy and Milan.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, for whom 169 million Euros was paid during his football career, made 819 appearances at club level, scoring 493 goals and producing 201 assists.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has been top scorer three times in France Ligue 1 and twice in Italy Serie A, has been named footballer of the year 12 times in his country Sweden and twice in Italy.