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    WATCH: Ibrahimovic’s 500th career goal is a stunner

WATCH: Ibrahimovic’s 500th career goal is a stunner

Zlatan Ibrahimović has scored a stunner to mark his 500th career goal. The LA Galaxy forward scored the incredible goal against Toronto FC in an eight-goal thriller which his club lost. The former Manchester United striker joined LA Galaxy in March. Watch the beauty of a goal below. https://twitter.com/SInow/status/1041121384729067520 https://twitter.com/MLS/status/1041122146486046726 [...]

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    Ibrahimovic announces himself to Los Angeles Galaxy

Ibrahimovic announces himself to Los Angeles Galaxy

Swedish striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has bizarrely taken a full page advert in the New York times to announce is arrival at US Major League Soccer side, Los Angeles Galaxy. The former Manchester United striker had his contract, which was supposed to run until this summer, terminated early this week after both club and player reached a mutual agreement. The 36-year old former [...]

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    Joshua: What Ibrahimovic taught me before Takam fight

Joshua: What Ibrahimovic taught me before Takam fight

Anthony Joshua, world heavyweight champion, says he got a helping hand from Swedish football icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic ahead of his victorious fight with Carlos Takam. Ibrahimovic met with Joshua in his dressing room before he fought Takam in Cardiff on Saturday. "Zlatan loves his boxing and his mindset is phenomenal but he picked me up on something I said after my fight with Wladimir [...]

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    Zlatan Ibrahimovic rejoins Manchester United on one-year deal

Zlatan Ibrahimovic rejoins Manchester United on one-year deal

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is back "to finish what he started" after signing a new one-year deal with Manchester United. Ibrahimovic made 46 appearances and scored 28 goals for the club during the 2016/17 campaign before suffering a knee injury, which ended his season prematurely. "I am back to finish what I started," the 35-year-old said. "It was always mine and the club's [...]

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    Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Manchester United on Sunday defeated Southampton 3-2 to win the 2016-17 English Football League (EFL) Cup at Wembley Stadium. Ibrahimovic was the hero for Manchester United as his late goal secured the first major silverware of the season. The Swede curled a free-kick into the bottom-left corner of the goal to give United the lead in the 20th minute. Jesse Lingard got his [...]

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    Winning FA Cup is very important to Chelsea, says Mourinho

Winning FA Cup is very important to Chelsea, says Mourinho

José Mourinho will return to Stamford Bridge for a second time this season to face his former club, Chelsea. Manchester United, the FA Cup holders, were hammered 4-0 earlier this season at Stamford Bridge in a Premier League game. Mourinho praised his side’s display at Blackburn on Sunday but expressed concerned over a potential fixture pile-up before the FA Cup game at Chelsea. "No [...]

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    Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record

Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record

A late goal from Red Devils' prolific scorer, Wayne Rooney, helped his team get a 1-1 draw with Stoke at Bet365 stadium on Saturday. Stoke City took the lead in the first half with a lucky deflection off Juan Mata in the 19th minute. Although Manchester United enjoyed a great deal of possession, they just couldn’t get the goal their play merited. Wayne [...]

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CIES Rankings: Ronaldo defeats Messi again

‎Portugal and Real Madrid star striker, Cristiano Ronaldo continues to dominate the headlines as he keeps winning the biggest laurels and awards for being the most outstanding player of 2016. ‎ After winning the FIFA Best footballer awards and the World Soccer Magazine World Player of the Year awards, Ronaldo, gold medalist at the UEFA Champions League as well as the European [...]

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    Pogba, Martial help United to comeback win on Ferguson’s 75th birthday

Pogba, Martial help United to comeback win on Ferguson’s 75th birthday

Manchester United won its sixth straight game in the Premier League with a 2-1 win over Aitor Karanka's Middlesborough at Old Trafford Saturday evening. Manchester United had the right to feel aggrieved for a goalless scoreline at half time, as Zlatan Ibrahimovic saw his strike ruled out harshly for a high boot towards on Victor Valdes in the 39th minute. Middlesbrough led at [...]

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Moyes ‘KO’ at Old Trafford 2 years after return

  David Moyes was technically knocked out of the Old Trafford Monday evening after his side, Sunderland fell to Manchester United by 3-1. Moyes returned to Old Trafford for the first time as a manager since he was sacked by Manchester United in 2014. Rojo charged forward, flicked the ball to Zlatan Ibrahimovic outside him, who held up the ball well before teeing [...]

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    Ibrahimovic scores EPL’s 25,000th goal as Man Utd defeat Swansea

Ibrahimovic scores EPL’s 25,000th goal as Man Utd defeat Swansea

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the 25,000th goal of the premier league on Sunday during a match between Manchester United and Swansea. The goal was the 400th of the player's career. The Red Devils bounced back from their poor run of form and claimed all three points in the Liberty Stadium game, which ended 3-1. A Paul Pogba screamer and a double from Ibrahimovic rendered Mike van der [...]

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    UPDATED: Ronaldo, Aguero, Ibrahimovic shortlisted for 2016 Ballon d’Or

UPDATED: Ronaldo, Aguero, Ibrahimovic shortlisted for 2016 Ballon d’Or

Manchester City duo, Sergio Aguero and Kevin de Bruyne, as well as Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United, have been nominated for the 2016 Ballon d'Or. Cristiano Ronaldo, who lost the 2015 Ballon d'Or to Lionel Messi, also made the 30-man longlist. Juventus trio, Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain and Gianluigi Buffon, are some of the names from Serie A, while Borussia Dortmund striker [...]

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    Ibrahimovic ‘joins’ Manchester United via Instagram

Ibrahimovic ‘joins’ Manchester United via Instagram

Vincent Enyeama quit Super Eagles via Instagram, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic took to the same social network to announce his move to Manchester United for the coming season. The 34-year-old’s impending switch to join Jose Mourinho, the new United boss, has been one of the worst kept secrets in football history. In typically unorthodox fashion, Ibrahimovic chose to confirm the move on his [...]

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    Ibrahimovic slapped with four-match ban

Ibrahimovic slapped with four-match ban

Paris St Germain striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has been banned for four Ligue 1 games for insulting match officials. The 33-year-old Sweden international will miss the games against Nice, Lille, Metz and Nantes as a result of his widely televised rant (above) in which he said France did not deserve a team like PSG because of the way they are treated. Sebastien Deneux, [...]

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    Ibrahimovic sees himself as perfect replacement for Eiffel Tower

Ibrahimovic sees himself as perfect replacement for Eiffel Tower

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has joked that he wants to see a statue of himself replace the Eiffel Tower after Paris’ Musee Grevin honoured the Swede with a waxwork on Monday. The Sweden international became only the second footballer – after Pele – to be immortalised by the renowned museum, which has recognised his exploits for PSG, winning back-to-back league [...]

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    THE JURY: The biggest moments of the World Cup

THE JURY: The biggest moments of the World Cup

Thirty-two teams, 64 games, 31 days, but one prize — the World Cup! Now, it is here. The tournament gets under way in Sao Paulo today with hosts Brazil facing Croatia, while Nigeria get their campaign up and running against Iran on Monday. TheCable’s team of analysts, dubbed The Three Wise Men — comprising a journalist, Bless Ekene (Editor, i-Soccer magazine), a soccer aficionado, Sunday [...]

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