World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Zlatan Ibrahimovic vows he has aged well and is ready to do what he does upon his call up to the Swedish National Team.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic vows he has aged very well and he is ready to perform brilliantly upon as his call up to the team.
Ibrahimovic who has scored 62 goals in 118 matches for the National Team said he is ready to play and perform in accordance with the dictates of his coach, Janne Andersson.
The AC Milan forward retired from international football five years ago but announced a surprising comeback ahead of the European Championship.
He however managed to play 2 matches before picking up an injury that kept him out of the Euros 2020.
“It feels good to be back at last,” said the 40-year-old ahead of crucial games against Georgia on Thursday and Spain three days later.
“It was tough, but being honest, I just wasn’t 100 percent.”
Particularly in his words: “I’m getting older but I understand my body better now. It’s older even if my mind is younger and I’m getting better looking.”
Sweden lead qualifying Group B with 15 points, two ahead of Spain, and with Greece third on nine points.
The group winners will automatically reach next year’s World Cup in Qatar and Sweden’s final qualifier against Spain in Seville could be a fierce winner-takes-all clash.