Month: June 2020

Asmir Begovic heaps praise on Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s personality


AC Milan goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has praised the personality and leadership of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and believes the Swede makes everyone around him better. The 38-year-old returned to the Rossoneri on a short-term deal at the turn of the year following the expiry of his contract with Los Angeles Galaxy.

He has since bagged four goals and one assist from 10 outings for the club and talks are already underway over the possibility of extending his stay for another season. Speaking to Corriere dello Sport, Begovic said that the veteran strives to be the best everyday despite approaching the final hurdle of his professional career.

Pioli praises Superstar Ibrahimović by comparing with Federer


Stefano Pioli, head coach of AC Milan, has compared Zlatan Ibrahimović with the tennis star Roger Federer. The Swedish player joined Milan in January transfer window and has scored four goals this season before the suspension of football activity in Europe. He in the initial games itself has put forward the best game. Ibrahimović is one of the best strikers in the world and he has been the part of Ajax, Barcelona, Juventus, Inter Milan, Manchester United, and PSG in his career.

The 38-year-old has signed the deal to stay for the 2019–2020 season and his place at AC Milan for the next season is unclear with all the matches suspended due to coronavirus. Pioli has compared the striker with Federer because of the similarity of talent. He said that talent is an innate ability that needs to be developed. All the great sportspersons and artists have developed their talents. Roger Federer is one such example who is blessed with talent and has worked every day to become one of the greatest tennis players of all times.