Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the third best scorer of the League in Europe


“I improve with age like red wine,” he said Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is only below Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of goals refers in tournaments of League in Europe.

According to a study conducted by the platform of statistics you Choose, in your last 10 full seasons on the Old Continent the Swedish sum 230 goalswhile Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have 334 and 328 annotations in that period of time, respectively.

I don’t need a trophy to tell myself that I am the best, ” said Ibra.

With 38 years of age, Zlatan can be considered a living legend of football 11 Leagues won spread between Eredivisie, Serie A, LaLiga and Ligue 1.


Similarly, the study reveals that their average shots on goal in the last 10 years is maintained, although each time participate less in the creation of plays with the ball.

Since 2012, when he left the Milanthe statistics show that it has involved less in the construction of the play. This means that it has found the way to fit into any system and wear down less and still be the player that finishes plays.

In 2005 spent an average of 38.98 minutes per game when he played with the Juventus to achieve your highest point with the Milan in 2011, with 43.81 minutes of participation in the construction of the sequences of the game.

Finally with the THE Galaxy of the MLS he had his lowest average with 29.48 minutes.


Another of the great virtues that you have Ibra have been the shots on goal so acrobatic, sometimes amazing, like the one he scored to England with Sweden from more than 30 meters of distance during a friendly match in 2012.

The gunner Swedish has managed 22 goals from these features, nine more than would be possible for a front average, according to a calculation based on a statistical model of Opt called Goals Expected (XG).

This model consisted in filtering out the auction more difficult for Zlatan in the last 10 seasons and they reviewed those who had the best average entering the goal. Though Messi, with 34 goals, and Christian, with 38, he’s overcome in this statistic.

“I decide my future. I decide what I want to do. No one else,” said the romperredes of Milan.