Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores to reach 500 goals for club and country

Kristopher Nichols
September 16, 2018

Former Manchester United striker Ibrahimovic reached the milestone in LA Galaxy's 5-3 defeat at defending champions Toronto on Saturday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 500th career goal in unforgettable fashion, while Seattle Sounders extended their winning streak as Atlanta United took another step towards the MLS Supporters' Shield.

Ibrahimovic's first goal for the Galaxy was a 40 yard wonder strike that made the score 3-3 in the Los Angeles derby, following that up with a 90th minute victor in his debut match.

Toronto's Jonathan Osorio scored with 15 minutes remaining before substitute Jay Chapman sealed the points in the fourth minute of stoppage time.

Pogba and Ibrahimovic, both represented by super agent Mino Raiola, were thick as thieves during their 18 months together at Old Trafford and the World Cup victor was clearly delighted for the iconic Swede. In addition, he scored 62 goals for Sweden in his stellar global career.

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But his 500th career goal was all kinds of special.

"I was close to the goal".

"Obviously, it's not good to lose. but I'm happy for Toronto because they'll be remembered as my 500th victim", Ibrahimović told The Sports Network (via ESPN).

Ibrahimovic scored 62 of his goals for Sweden with the rest coming while playing for Malmo FF, Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and now the Galaxy.

"It came from a cross and I turned around and hit it".

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