Star Skills: How to Play Like Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Learn how to train and play soccer like Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The former Inter Milan and Barcelona star, who now plays for Paris Saint-Germain, shows you how to dribble and beat a defenders with ease. For a big man, Ibrahimovic has an incredible amount of skill and touch on the soccer ball, he just makes it look so easy.

There’s a good reason why people say he’s as good if not better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, some of the stuff he can do with the soccer ball is just amazing. Take a look at his skills on the ball and how he trains in the video below. There’s talk of Zlatan now moving on to England to play for Manchester United, where he would reunite with his old coach Jose Mourinho.

Ask for the ball. LA Galaxy’s Sebastian Lletget said this: “Ibrahimovic’s intense. And wants the soccer ball in a way not a lot of Americans do: gesturing for it demonstratively, emphatically and aggressively.”

Becoming Zlatan: This is a must watch soccer movie that tells the story of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. It’s very inspiring and talks about some of the tough times early on that Ibrahimovic had at Ajax before he became a star. You should be able to watch it on Netflix.

Zlatan scores an amazing volley in his first game for the LA Galaxy. His legend only continues. Everywhere he goes he scores not just goals but amazing goals. Zlatan brings a joy to the game. A desire. He’s constantly looking to score or do that something extra special for his team and the fans.

“When you buy me, you are buying a Ferrari. If you drive a Ferrari you put premium petrol in the tank, you hit the motorway and you step on the gas. Pep Guardiola filled up with diesel and took a spin in the countryside. He should have bought a Fiat.”

– This is what Zlatan said after having a tough time at Barcelona under manager Pep Guardiola. He wasn’t happy with how he was used on the soccer field, forced to play out wide instead of up top, and how much playing time he got. Still though, he scored 16 goals for Barcelona in 29 appearances.

And here’s Ibrahimovic’s hilarious take on how he can help the youth soccer program in the United States:

“I have my wife, I got my two kids. If I was single I would spread my investment here in the US and you would have future legends in the soccer. But sorry I’m already occupied by my wife and two kids.”

New: Zlatan Ibrahimovic Volley for the LA Galaxy