The legend of Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues…
To say that Zlatan Ibrahimovic loves a debut would be an understatement.
And, the LA Galaxy and MLS are still trying to recover from the events of Saturday evening.
For anyone that might be unaware, Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced himself to the MLS in simply stunning style.
Zlatan’s awesome LA Galaxy debut
After leaving Manchester United, Zlatan made his debut off the bench for LA Galaxy in their first ever derby game with LAFC.
The visitors had lead 3-0 and were 3-1 up when Zlatan came on in the 71st minute.
On 77 minutes, Zlatan made it 3-3 with a quite brilliant long range effort.
One minute into injury time, Zlatan Ibrahimovic won the game with a headed goal from an Ashley Cole cross.
If you thought the legend of Zlatan had done enough for the week a new story has emerged in the US on Tuesday…
Zlatan rejected mega offer to join LA Galaxy
Grant Wahl, usually a good and reliable source for football news, has revealed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic rejected a $97 million deal from China to join LA Galaxy.
This claim comes via Jovan Kirovski, the LA Galaxy technical director, who claims the multiyear offer from China would have paid Zlatan $100 million in total.
Zlatan, however, was keen to sign for LA Galaxy on just $3 million.
Wahl writes: “Ibra in the end decided he didn’t need the money at this stage of his career.”
And, this was much to the chagrin of Zlatan’s famous agent Mino Raiola.
Watch Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s incredible LA Galaxy debut
Mino Raiola reacts on Twitter to Zlatan’s heroics
— Mino Raiola (@MinoRaiola) March 31, 2018