52 Best Zlatan Ibrahimovic Quotes from Famous Swedish Footballer

Zlatan Ibrahimović, a legendary Swedish footballer, is celebrated for his exceptional ball control, power and acrobatic goals.

Accumulating over 570 career goals and 34 trophies, he ranks among history’s elite strikers.

His illustrious career began with Malmö FF in 1999, moving through esteemed clubs such as Ajax, Juventus and Barcelona, with a significant period at Paris Saint-Germain where he claimed four Ligue 1 titles and became their top scorer.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Later stints included Manchester United, LA Galaxy and a successful return to Milan. On the international front, he earned over 100 caps for Sweden and holds the record with 62 goals.

His achievements comprise 12 Guldbollen awards and a memorable 35-yard bicycle kick against England.

While he missed the UEFA Champions League title, his bold persona ensures his legacy is enduring.

I have listed the best quotes by Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Best Zlatan Ibrahimovic Quotes


The older I get, the better I get. like red wine. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimović.


I always want to become better. If never being satisfied is a problem, then I have it. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


You never forget where you came from. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


Nothing is written in stone, as a career is an unpredictable journey. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimović.


I do not need a trophy to tell me I am the best. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


My confidence can come back very quickly. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

We are looking for an apartment; if we do not find anything, then we will buy a hotel. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


Absolutely not. I have ordered a plane. It is much faster. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I always put myself second – I like others happy. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


You don’t need a team leader, you need quality. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Whenever life’s at a standstill, I need some action. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimović.

Inspiring Zlatan Ibrahimovic Quotes

First I went left; he did too. Then I went right and he did too. Then I went left again and he went to buy a hot dog. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


I think I’m like wine. The older I get, the better I get. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

If I’d gone into taekwondo, I’d probably have won several Olympic medals. Zlatan Ibrahimovic People trash talk me. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Swedish style? No. Yugoslavian style? Of course not. It has to be Zlatan-style. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I wish anyone in this world could go to his fridge and pick whatever he wants. Because the day you open your fridge and there is nothing in it, it is difficult. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I didn’t injure you on purpose and you know that. If you accuse me again I’ll break both your legs, and that time it will be on purpose. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Some things is made by destiny, yes, other things by hard work, but quality you don’t learn. Quality you are born with. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


When you buy me, you are buying a Ferrari. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Famous Zlatan Ibrahimovic Quotes

When people criticize me, instead of putting my head down, it gives me energy to do even more. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I like Balotelli: he’s even crazier than me. He can score a winner, then set fire to the hotel. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

It’s true I don’t know much about the players here, but they definitely know who I am. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


Give them a bicycle with my autograph and that will be enough. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

A World Cup without me is nothing to watch, so it is not worth waiting for the World Cup. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

You always need something to complain about. And if you can’t come up with anything better, you come along with team leaders. I don’t believe in this chitchat. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I do not need a trophy to tell myself that I am the best. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Top Zlatan Ibrahimovic Quotes

When you have my confidence, I will do 200% for you. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


Zlatan doesn’t do auditions. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

If you are different, or you have minimum possibilities, you can still succeed. I am living proof of that. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I still feel I need to do things 10 times better than other players. Just to be accepted and to improve myself. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

We usually say that you cannot become a legend before death. But I am a living legend. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I can play in the eleven positions because a good player can play anywhere. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.


I can’t help but laugh at how perfect I am. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Never judge a person if you don’t know him. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Popular Zlatan Ibrahimovic Quotes

I’m like Muhammed Ali. When he said he would knock someone out in the fourth round, he did it. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Onyewu resembled a heavyweight boxer. He was nearly 6-foot-5 and weighed over 15 stone, but he couldn’t handle me. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I can play in the 11 positions because a good player can play anywhere on the pitch. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Anything that happens in your life was meant to happen. It is your destiny. I was destined to have the life I have now, and I can’t have any regrets. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Every player needs a little time to adjust to new teammates and the mentality of the coach when you change clubs. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

That’s my hunger. If I start to relax, and I lose that, then I had better stop my football. I need that hunger. I still feel I need to do things 10 times better than other players. Just to be accepted and to improve myself. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

You were born as the one you are. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I decide my future. I decide what I want to do. Nobody else. If I decide this will be my last year, maybe it is. If I decide it will be my last contract, I decide that. Nobody else. So I will decide when the moment is there. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

He’s a lucky guy Cristiano, he always gets first row tickets to see Messi win his awards. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Great Zlatan Ibrahimovic Quotes


If you are too nice, you will just get eaten alive. The football world is not always a nice place. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I came like a king, I left like a legend. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I think I am difficult to satisfy, because when I win something, I’m already thinking about the next step, and that is maybe a problem for me. I’m not enjoying the moment. I’m already on the mission to win the next trophy. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I did many stupid things. I made many mistakes but I learnt from everything. I still make mistakes; I still learn from them. Nobody is perfect. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

I like being the one who makes a difference. On the pitch, I always try to create a special situation. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Inspirational Zlatan Ibrahimovic Quotes


I’m not someone who feels settled. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The way that I opened the door for the young people that come from where I come from and that have a different background, that is what I want to be remembered for. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

An injured Zlatan is a serious thing for any team. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

It’s true I don’t know that much about Ligue 1, but Ligue 1 knows who I am. ~ Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

So these were the 52 top Zlatan Ibrahimovic quotes about Messi, God and Football.

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