Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back for his international duties

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back in his Sweden national team

The speculation of the return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic in international football has now become a reality. After five years of retirement, the star striker will be seen playing football again for his country Sweden. The 39-year-old got a place in the 2022 World Cup qualifier team to be held at the end of March. This was confirmed by the Swan football team head coach Jeannie Anderson.

Sweden’s star striker himself has also announced his return to international football through social media. On social media, he shared a picture of himself in Sweden’s fable Kitch, writing – ‘The Return of the God’.

Footballer Zlatan’s international career
Ibrahimnovic played his last international match for Sweden in 2016. He retired from international football after attending the 2016 European Championships. Zlatan scored 62 goals in 116 matches played in his international career.

Returned after 5 years for the World Cup
However, after 5 years of retirement, now the Swedish legend will once again be seen playing on the international field of football. After his return, he will first go into the World Cup qualifiers for Sweden, where Sweden will face Georgia and Kosovo team. The next world cup of football is to be played next year.

Sweden returns to Sweden’s team
The Swedish media was already indicating the return of Zlatan to international football. But until March 16, there was no comment from the Swedish Football Federation in this matter. However, when they announced the Sweden team for the World Cup qualifiers, there was Zlatan’s name.

World Cup qualifiers
Sweden will face Georgia in the first World Cup qualifier match on 25 March. At the same time, he will face Kosovo in the second match. Apart from this, a friendly match will be held on 31 March from Estonia.

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