Ibrahimovic leaves Los Angeles – "Can you watch baseball again?"
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After two years and 56 goals in the United States, Zlatan Ibrahimovic leaves the Los Angeles Galaxy. He celebrates leaving LA in his own way. But the Swedish striker is looking for another big challenge.
SSuvan football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is leaving Los Angeles after two seasons. The two sides announced on Wednesday the long-awaited split. On Twitter, Ibrahimovic wrote: “I came, I saw, I won. Thanks @lagalaxy, that makes me feel alive again. To the Galaxy fans – They loved Zlatan, I gave you Zlatan. Please, good story continues … Now you can watch baseball again. "
The Swedish superstar has scored 56 goals in 52 appearances in the US MLS professional league since joining Galaxy in March 2018. However, the West Coast team won with him only one playoff game. Also the title as the most valuable player in the MLS (MVP) misses Ibrahimovic this year. The title went to Mexican Carlos Vella of local rival Los Angeles FC, who scored 34 goals.
Ibrahimovic's path could lead to Italy
After losing in the quarter-final in a playoff game against city rival Los Angeles FC, Ibrahimovic said it was too early to talk about his future plans. Most recently, he was hanging out with Italian clubs: SS Napoli signaled interest, even with Bologna, there should be a desire to borrow the eccentric striker.
A good decade ago, Ibrahimovic stopped in Spain with Lionel Messi for a season with FC Barcelona, but where he was repeatedly contaminated by successful coach Pep Guardiola. In the face of anger with the coach, he eventually returned to the Italian Serie A.