Galaxy's Ibrahimovic scores 500th career goal

Sep 17, 2018, 00:21
Galaxy's Ibrahimovic scores 500th career goal

Ibrahimovic's goal was the first of the night for LA, with the Galaxy trailing 3-1 at that point before pulling back level in the second half with goals from Ola Kamara and Rolf Feltscher, who scored his first goal of the season.

Paul Pogba sent former teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic a brilliant message on Instagram after he scored his 500th goal in stunning fashion.

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"I am happy for Toronto because they will be remembered as my 500th victim", said Ibrahimovic. Despite reaching the milestone, this proved to be a disappointing night for the former Swedish global and his teammates.

Escaping the attention of his marker, the former Manchester United striker volleyed home Jonathan Santos' chipped pass with a roundhouse kick. However, it wasn't to be for the Californian side, who shipped two more goals in the final 15 minutes to lose the game 5-3.

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"I was close to the goal".

Ibrahimovic scored 62 of his goals for Sweden with the rest coming while playing for Malmo FF, Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and now the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer. I was just trying to hit the goal and it went in.

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"It is an incredible achievement", said Galaxy coach Dominic Kinnear of Ibrahimovic's goal. In doing this, Zlatan, known for scoring the most outrageous goals, added one more to his collection.