AC Milan: Ibrahimovic, this time it feels like the end!


Under contract with AC Milan until the end of the season, Zlatan Ibrahimovic (41) will end his career as a professional footballer next June according to the Italian press.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, AC Milan

After having undergone repeated injections in his knee last season to help AC Milan win the title of Italian champion, the Swedish striker had to undergo an operation at the end of the 2022-23 financial year. A decision which did not prevent the rossoneri leaders from offering him a contract extension until June 2023. Away from the field since this time on the pool table, Ibrahimovic is approaching the end of his career this time. “At the end of the championship, it will be the farewell”, explain this sunday The Gazzetta Dello Sport.

A special contract for this season

Well aware that he could not return to Serie A lawns before 2023, Ibrahimovic had agreed to considerably reduce his salary (1 million euros) while negotiating a variable part depending on the number of matches played and the number of goals. marked. Objective: to stay an additional year in Lombardy with the hope of playing in the Champions League one last time. Coming out 2nd in their group behind Chelsea, the Milanese club will face Tottenham in the round of 16. Unfortunately, the main interested party has not yet recovered from his knee injury and his last tenure dates back more than a year.

His message for the next generation

Asked last November about the entourage of Kylian Mbappé and young footballers, the former PSG striker had delivered a clear analysis. “When a child becomes strong, he can easily earn money. So his parents become lawyers, agents, coaches. From one thing, they become another. And that is the problem. This is where you lose your self-discipline and who you are. Today with this new generation, parents, dad, mom, whoever you want, they think they have become stars. They speak in the newspapers. But who do you think you are? Shut up and stay where you are. It’s up to your son to work and be disciplined.” he said.

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