Zlatan Ibrahimovic once ‘threatened to kill anyone who talked to him’ and boasted of ‘300 million in bank’ to team-mates
ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC allegedly threatened to kill his LA Galaxy team-mates and boasted of his vast wealth in an astonishing dressing room blast.
The now-41-year-old was part of the side that spurned a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 at home to Houston Dynamo in the club’s final game of the 2018 campaign.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic went on an astonishing dressing-room blast at LA GalaxyAP:Associated Press
According to his old Galaxy colleague Joao Pedro, the result left the former Manchester United striker seething.
And after the team’s season had come to a whimpering end to finish a lowly 13th in the MLS table, the Swede did not hold back.
Speaking to Record in 2020, Pedro said: “At the end of the game, he gave us a talking to.
“He said, ‘If you are going to come here to go to the beach or take a walk in Hollywood, just say so.
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“’I have 300 million on my account, an island – I don’t need this for anything. The first one who says something to me, I will kill him’.”
Midfielder Pedro also recalled how the 6ft 5in forward told the squad: “My birthday is every day. Pass the ball here.”
Speaking of his time in the MLS, in which he scored 30 goals in his second season, Ibrahimovic said: “I’ve done amazing and perfect things.
“I think I’m the best player in the history of the MLS, without joking. I can play like this wherever I go, easy.”
The former Man Utd star returned to AC Milan in December 2019 following his spell in the US.
The 122-cap international helped inspire the Rossoneri to the Serie A title in 2021-22.
That was their first Scudetto since 2010-11, when Ibra was also playing for the San Siro giants.
And he revealed at the end of the season he had spent the previous six months playing through an ACL injury which then required surgery.
Zlatan signed a one-year contract extension with the champions, taking him through until age 41.
However, he set for a new challenge next season with Monza leading the chase for his signature.
Joao Pedro revealed all about Ibrahimovic’s antics in the MLSGetty
EPA Ibra helped AC Milan win their first Serie A title for 11 years in 2021-22[/caption]