CARSON, Calif. -- Zlatan Ibrahimovic is rounding into top shape after many months without much action, and he played the entire game for the LA Galaxy for the first time Saturday night.
The Swedish superstar still needs a bit longer with his new teammates to establish real chemistry -- something Atlanta United has in abundance.
Josef Martinez scored a first-half goal, Miguel Almiron converted a penalty late in second-half stoppage time, and Atlanta kept Ibrahimovic off the scoreboard in a 2-0 victory.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is optimistic that he will finally be able to play alongside his teammate Giovani dos Santos when the LA Galaxy take on Atlanta United on Saturday.
The two have yet to play an MLS match together since Ibrahimovic's debut on March 31, as Dos Santos has not seen action since the beginning of March when he suffered a leg injury during the second match of the season.
But Ibrahimovic told ESPN that he liked what he has seen from the Mexico international.
"I have seen him play before,...
Lights. Cameras. Zlatan?
Oh yes, Toe Poke friends, what we've always dreamed could soon become big-screen reality. Everyone's favourite Swashbuckling Swede -- the one and only Zlatan Ibrahimovic -- has admitted he's considering a career as a film star.
And who can blame him?
His larger-than-life presence and penchant for delivering meme-worthy punchlines are a natural fit for Hollywood. Add to his resume his well-documented martial arts prowess, and well ... duh! The LA Galaxy man...