Stronger than Hercules himself, with the ability of ten thousand men, and the biggest ego in the world of the football, Zlatan is a god among men and a legend not only in his own mind. The new Manchester United man turns 35 on Monday and is still performing at a world class level after all these years. How does he do it?
6 Best Zlatan Quotes:
The man is saucier than marinara, scoring out of the world goals week in and week out while Rooney can’t manage to get on the pitch at 30.
The man has made United a dangerous club again and we finally get to see whether or not he can continue to win league titles before he moves onto a new challenge in football.
The Swedish legend’s passport is full of stamps as the journeyman has been everywhere from his early beginnings in Sweden to Holland to 12 teams in Italy to Spain and eventually England. He simply wanted to show he could do it all, everywhere he went.
He Dared to Zlatan.
The world has been blessed with the presence of a footballing god and we should recognize the brilliance that will only be playing for another 10 years.
Zlatan has always been a force, but when Zlatan is underused or not appreciated, he makes sure that his disapproval well known. After his falling out with Pep Guardiola at Barcelona and having to play second fiddle to Lionel Messi, he said,
When you buy me, you are buying a Ferrari. If you drive a Ferrari you put premium petrol in the tank, you hit the motorway and you step on the gas. Guardiola filled up with diesel and took a spin in the countryside. He should have bought a Fiat.
It is quite evident that Zlatan hasn’t or ever will give a flying fuck. His player CV speaks for itself.
Things may have been different if the Swedish striker was in a different era without the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to contend with, but even with the world’s best he has held his own.
With age, he has found even greater success and that in itself is something of greatness. Soon to be 35 and leading the line at Old Trafford, I tip my hat to you.
Has Zlatan found the fountain of youth?
Has his ego prevented him from aging?
The world may never know, but I do know is that there is only one Zlatan.