Ibrahimovic’s initial aim is to play for Sweden at the continent-wide European Championship starting in June but looming further in the distance is the World Cup in Qatar that takes place in November and December 2022 — when he will be 41.
The Copa del Rey's new single-elimination format claimed its biggest victims, with Real Madrid and Barcelona both being eliminated in the quarter-finals.
LaLiga: Real Sociedad’s Alexander Isak, nicknamed The Next Zlatan Ibrahimovic, wants to be his own man
Alexander Isak is a man of few words. Measured words, that illustrate his youth. He is just 20 years old, after all. But his carefully thought-out sentences also belie the nickname he carries: The Next Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
LaLiga: Barcelona stumble to draw against Real Sociedad; Atletico Madrid end winless streak with win over Osasuna
Barcelona were held to a 2-2 draw at Real Sociedad on Saturday, giving Madrid a chance to go into the midweek's clasico at Camp Nou Stadium with a two-point lead if they beat Valencia on Sunday.
Euro 2020 Qualifiers: UEFA charge Romania football federation with 'racist behavior' following chants directed at Alexander Isak
Romania faces more severe UEFA action because it was already on probation for previous incidents of offensive fan behaviour at Euro 2020 qualifying matches
Third-placed Borussia Dortmund were held 1-1 at Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga on Friday for their second draw in a row without leading striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund deny contact with Premier League side Arsenal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Borussia Dortmund said on Thursday they have had no contact with Arsenal amidst reports their star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is chasing a move to the Premier League giants.
Before kick-off, Dortmund coach Peter Stoeger revealed he took a dim view of Aubameyang missing a team meeting on Saturday and threw the top-scorer out of the squad.
Dortmund, who hadn't won in three games across all competitions, attacked from the start to bounce back from a recent dip in form.