Ibrahimovic breaks goal record
AC Milan blunder at Udinese Calcio but veteran Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reason to celebrate. The star striker breaks a historic record.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back – and immediately grabs a goal record!
When he returned to the starting XI after more than a year, the Swedish superstar became the oldest goalscorer in the Italian Serie A.
Ibrahimovic converted at the AC Milan lost 3-1 at Udinese Calcio a penalty in injury time in the first half, replacing Alessandro Costacurta at the age of 41 years and 166 days.
Costacurta also scored for Milan in May 2007 at the age of 41 years and 25 days.
Ibrahimovic didn’t have until the end of February after a nine-month hiatus due to a knee injury made his comeback. The old star was also i.d. by national coach Janne Anderssonns squad for the start of the European Championship qualification called up with games against Belgium and Azerbaijan on March 24th and 27th.
In the game against Udinese, Ibrahimovic made it 1-1. But the Lombards gave up the game afterwards: Beto (45+6) and ex-Cologne Kingsley Ehizibue (70) decided the game in favor of the home side.
In the table Milan, who meet Serie A leaders Napoli in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, are in danger of losing fourth place to AS Roma.
With Sports Information Service (SID)