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Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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


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Birthdate:  October 3, 1981    Birthplace:  Malmö Municipality, Sweden    Nationality:  Sweden    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  185 lbs    

September 18, 2014    Zlatan Ibrahimovic News

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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.

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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, Goal.com 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.

April 3, 2014

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Ibrahmimovic will miss at least the next four weeks due to the hamstring injury he suffered in Wednesday's Champions League match against Chelsea, ESPN FC reports.

While PSG have a commanding lead for the Ligue 1 title, Ibrahimovic's absence is a huge blow for their Champions League ambitions. They are up 3-1 on aggregate heading into the second leg against Chelsea in London next week.

April 2, 2014

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Ibrahimovic suffered a hamstring injury during Wednesday's Champions League match against Chelsea, according to ESPN FC

This could be a huge blow to PSG's chances of advancing to the semifinal round, as the second leg is only six days away. He appeared to have strained the hamstring on a lunge near midfield, taking two steps before falling to the ground.