Zlatan Ibrahimovic has mentioned he desires to play soccer till “someone better” than him comes alongside.
The veteran AC Milan ahead not too long ago mentioned that he feels a “sense of panic” on the prospect of retiring from soccer.
“I want to play as long as I can,” Ibrahimovic advised UEFA.com. “The reality is I’ll play until I see that someone is better than me, so I’m still playing. The future is yet to be written.”
Ibrahimovic, 40, desires to increase his contract with the Italian outfit for a minimum of some other season, together with his deal finishing this summer season.
“I don’t plan,” he mentioned concerning the long run. “Let’s see what happens. I don’t want to regret stopping football and then saying that I could continue to play football because then I’d regret it for the rest of my life, seeing that I could have continued.”
Ibrahimovic has carried out at a top degree since re-joining Milan in January 2020 from MLS facet LA Galaxy.
The former Manchester United celebrity has helped the Rossoneri qualify for the Champions League and problem for the Serie A identify.
Despite Milan being eradicated from the Champions League within the workforce phases this season, Ibrahimovic believes returning to play in Europe’s elite used to be already a step ahead for him and the membership.
“After a couple of years struggling and not being in the Champions League, everybody was super excited and super happy to be back,” he mentioned.
“I scored a couple of goals that I enjoyed, and I got the opportunity to play against the best teams and players in Europe.
“How do I think about the truth that I by no means gained it [Champions League]? To win it will be superb. To no longer win it will no longer exchange me as a participant. If I win it, it doesn’t suggest that I’d be a greater participant as a result of I’m the most productive participant. This has been confirmed; the most productive participant does not win the entirety.”
Ibrahimovic, who’s Sweden‘s all-time main scorer, is on world accountability having a look to lend a hand his nation qualify for the 2022 World Cup.