Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on a bicycle kick from 30 yards out in Sweden’s 4-0 win against England in an international friendly last night. Not many players would even try this from such an awkward angle, much less actually put it in the net, again showing why he is considered one of the best players in soccer today. England’s captain, Steven Gerrard, conceded it was the best goal he’d ever seen. The goal was Ibrahimovic’s fourth of the night. Swedish teammate Tobias Sana described the striker’s display as “the perfect performance, Zlatan against children.”
As for Ibrahimovic himself, what did he think of the goal? It was “nice”. Understatement of the year?