30 Jul Milan’s Ibrahimovic on spectacular kind: ‘I am like Benjamin Button’
AC Milan ahead Zlatan Ibrahimovic likened himself to movie character Benjamin Button after scoring twice in a 4-1 Serie A win at Sampdoria.
“Individuals inform me I am previous and drained however I am simply getting warmed up,” the 38-year-old advised Milan’s TV channel after taking his tally to 9 league targets since he returned for a second stint on the membership in January.
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“I am like Benjamin Button, besides I’ve at all times been younger, by no means previous,” he added, referring to the principle character in a 2008 Oscar-winning Hollywood film a few man who ages in reverse.
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After struggling within the first half of the season, Milan have misplaced solely twice since Ibrahimovic’s arrival.
“It is apparent that Ibra has been crucial for our enchancment, though it wasn’t simply his arrival, it was additionally the work we did within the earlier months,” mentioned Milan coach Stefano Pioli, whose aspect are sixth in Serie A.
Ibrahimovic’s contract expires on the finish of the season and Pioli mentioned it was as much as the membership administrators to barter an extension.
“I am unable to do a lot in regards to the monetary aspect,” he mentioned. “[Ibrahimovic] tells me that he feels good, that he is completely satisfied, and he proves it with the work he does on daily basis.”