Zlatan Ibrahimovic Confirms LA Galaxy Exit After “Conquering” MLS

Now go back to baseball, says the Swede
09:35, 14 Nov 2019

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed his time at LA Galaxy is over after two seasons in the MLS. He broke the news on social media in true Ibra style saying the club made him feel alive again. 

“I came, I saw, I conquered. Thank you @lagalaxy for making me feel alive again. To the Galaxy fans -  you wanted Zlatan, I gave you Zlatan. You are welcome. The story continues... Now go back to watch baseball”

Since his arrival in March 2018, Ibrahimovic has scored a remarkable 52 goals in 53 starts for the Galaxy but is now set to return to Europe, with a move to Spain or a return to AC Milan the two most likely options.

The MLS club were keen to keep their star man for another two years but the contract offer was not accepted by Ibra, who has appeared in the MLS Best XI in both of his seasons in America. 

La Galaxy President Chris Klein released a statement on Ibrahimovic’s departure which read: 

"Since his arrival in 2018, Zlatan has positively influenced the sport of soccer in Los Angeles. We are grateful for his work ethic and passion.

"We thank Zlatan for his professionalism and immeasurable impact on the Los Angeles community and the soccer community in North America as a whole."

He will be missed by those across the Atlantic but at 38-years-old he is showing no signs of slowing down with a return to Europe on the horizon. 

Serie A sides AC Milan and Bologna are just two clubs believed to be interested in capturing the Swede’s signature.

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