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According to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Brazilian Ronaldo was the greatest player ever
French football fans received a treat on Sunday night as the Le Club show on beIN Sport broadcasted a lengthy interview with the biggest name in Ligue 1, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
A range of topics were discussed with the Swedish superstar ranging from Zlatan’s current thoughts on the PSG project and how Ibra is settling into the French way of life.
Yet perhaps the most eye-catching part of the interview though came when Zlatan was asked to name the greatest ever footballer in his opinion.
Rather than picking Maradona, Pele or Messi, Ibrahimovic opted to select the real Ronaldo as his greatest ever. Zlatan commented:
For me there The Fenomeno. What Ronaldo did for football was amazing! He represented a football which I think ever young player… If I wanted to be like somebody, I look at Ronaldo… The way he played was amazing, amazing. He was complete. His speed, everything seemed to hom to be easy.
Watch Zlatan Ibrahimovic shower praise on Ronaldo below (note: Zlatan speaks in English but the video has French audio also).
Below the fold is the whole interview in three parts.
- Updated: December 24, 2012