The goal against Cagliari helped Zlatan Ibrahimovic go down in history when he became the first player under 40 in world football. He scored for 4 consecutive decades.
On the evening of January 11, AC Milan entered the match in the round of 19 Serie A against Cagliari. Before the opponent who ranked 6 places in Serie A, coach and coach Stefan Pioli had a good game and won with a score of 2-0.
The winner of AC Milan’s goal was Zlatan Ibrahimovic. This is the Swedish striker’s first goal for the San Siro after joining the club in the winter transfer window.
Not only is the first goal after his return, the goal against Cagliari is also Ibrahimovic’s first goal in the new decade. This goal helped the Swedish striker become the third player in history to score in four consecutive decades, after Sir Stanley Matthews and Tony Ford.
However, while Matthews and Ford do this at 46 and 41 respectively, Ibrahimovic. The Swedish star reached this milestone when he was just 38 years old. With this achievement, Ibra became the first football player under 40 years of world football to score in four consecutive decades.
Growing up from Swedish Malmo Club, Ibra had his first contract with the team in 1996. Three years later, he was promoted to the first team and got a goal after 6 appearances that season.
Leaving Malmo in 2001, Ibra wore a series of big teams in Europe such as Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barca or PSG and won countless titles. He also had 2 seasons playing for AC Milan and this team won 1 Serie A, 1 Italian Super Cup.
In January 2020, Ibra bid farewell to LA Galaxy and returned to AC Milan. At the age of 38, Ibra is no longer in peak form, but the experience of this player promises to bring many surprises in the attack of “Rossoneri”.
With a victory over Cagliari, AC Milan rose to 8th place. In the next round, Ibra’s opponent and teammates will be Udinese, the team currently ranked 13th on the table.