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Zlatan Ibrahimovic

33-Year-Old Forward     Paris Saint-Germain  Ligue 1


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Heel    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  October 3, 1981    Birthplace:  Malmö Municipality, Sweden
Nationality:  Sweden    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  185 lbs    

October 8, 2014    Zlatan Ibrahimovic News

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Ibrahimovic is unlikely to play in Sweden's Euro 2016 qualifier against Russia on Thursday due to a heel injury he suffered last month, reports.

Ibrahimovic has not played since Sept. 21 against Lyon, missing Paris Saint-Germain's last three matches. While he has not officially been ruled out yet, he is unlikely to play and may not return for PSG's Ligue 1 match against Lens on Oct. 17 after the international break.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

September 29, 2014

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Ibrahimovic has been ruled out of Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League match against Barcelona on Tuesday due to a heel injury.

This is a big blow to PSG, as Ibrahimovic currently leads them in goals (five) this season, sitting just three behind Andre-Pierre Gignac of Marseille. Jean-Christophe Bahebeck is expected to start in his place.

September 18, 2014

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Despite failing to score in back-to-back matches, Ibrahimovic still leads Ligue 1 with five goals in four matches.

Ibrahimovic suffered an oblique injury back on Aug. 16 and was expected to miss a number of weeks, but he ended up missing just one match and then bagged a hat trick against St. Etienne on Aug. 31. He continues to be absolutely dominant and is the clear choice to lead the league in goals once again.

September 6, 2014

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Ibrahimovic bagged a first-half brace in an international friendly against Estonia on Thursday, becoming Sweden's all-time leading scorer with 50, ESPN FC reports.

Ibrahimovic has been sidelined from Ligue 1 play with Paris Saint-Germain due to a back injury, but he looked more than comfortable wearing the Swedish yellow. As long as he doesn't suffer any setbacks during the international break, he looks poised to face Rennes on Sept. 13.

August 21, 2014

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Ibrahimovic will be sidelined for at least six weeks due to a left oblique injury during PSG's Ligue 1 opener against Bastia on Saturday, reports.

This is a huge blow for fantasy owners who were looking at Ibrahimovic as another big source of goals this season after leading Ligue 1 in the category in back-to-back seasons. Edinson Cavani will likely be moved into the middle while Ibrahimovic is sidelined.

August 16, 2014

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Ibrahimovic suffered a back injury during Paris Saint-Germain's 2-0 win over Bastia on Saturday, and he had to be replaced just 16 minutes into the match, the Associated Press reports.

Ibrahimovic will undergo a scan to determine the severity of the injury, but it was obviously bad enough that he had to be removed from the game. It's a giant hit for PSG and fantasy owners, as Ibrahimovic was a popular choice to lead Ligue 1 in scoring yet again.

August 9, 2014

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Ibrahimovic scored twice, but missed a penalty, during Paris Saint-Germain's 2-2 draw with Reims on Friday.

Ibrahimovic was his regularly active self in the Ligue 1 opener, taking seven shots, with four landing on goal. Edinson Cavani started on the wing, but he has been linked to a number of different clubs this summer and if he is on the move, Ibrahimovic will have an even greater scoring load than he already has.

May 25, 2014

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Ibrahimovic led Ligue 1 in scoring for the second straight campaign, finishing with 26 goals and 11 assists in 33 appearances for French champions Paris Saint-Germain this season.

Ibrahimovic was simply in a class of his own this season, outscoring his next closest competitor by 10 goals. The towering Swede notched seven multi-goal games, including two hat-tricks, and also bagged 10 goals in eight Champions League appearances to boot. Additionally, Ibrahimovic ranked second in Ligue 1 with 11 assists, evidencing the 32-year-old's well-rounded game. Even though PSG added star striker Edinson Cavani last summer, Ibrahimovic undoubtedbly maintained his title of France's top fantasy player this season.