Zlatan Ibrahimovic was born in Sweden to a Bosnian Muslim father, Civic Ibrahimovic, who immigrated to Sweden in 1977, and a Croatian Catholic mother, Gorka Gravic, who also immigrated to Sweden, where the couple first met.
|Zlatan Ibrahimović Bio
|Swedish Professional Footballer
|October 3rd, 1981
|6 feet 5 inches (195 cm)
|187 lbs (85 kg)
|42½ – 35½ – 15¼
|Aleksander Ibrahimovic, Sapko Ibrahimovic (Older Half-Brother)
|Monika Ibrahimovic (Sister),Violeta Ibrahimovic (Sister), Selma Ibrahimovic (Sister)
|Maximilian Ibrahimović and Vincent Ibrahimović
|Maria Olhage (2000-2002), Helena Seger (2001-Present),Erika Johnson (2002)
His father was born in Biljina, Bosnia, and his mother was born in the village of Brus near Skabernia in the Zadar province of Croatia. Having acquired a pair of soccer boots, Ibrahimovic began playing at the age of six, alternating between local youth clubs Malmo BI and FBK Balkan.
While in his early teens, he was a regular at his hometown club Malmo FF. At the age of 15, Ibrahimovic was about to leave his football career, in favor of working in the docks of Malmö, but his manager convinced him to continue playing. His idol was the Brazilian star Ronaldo when he was growing up.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has two brothers and three half-brothers. Helena Seeger is his longtime partner and has two sons: Maximilian and Vincent. He currently resides outside Manchester, although he still has a home in Malmö where he spends the summer.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a striker for the English club Manchester United. He was also a member of the Swedish national team, making his international debut in 2001 and serving as captain from 2010 until his retirement from international football in 2016.
Primarily a striker, he is a prolific goalscorer, best known for his technique, creativity, strength, ability in the air, and powerful and accurate shooting ability.
As of February 2017, he is the second most active footballer in the world, having won 32 titles in his career. Ibrahimovic started his Malmo FF career in the late 1990s before signing with Ajax, where he made a name for himself. He signed for Juventus and excelled in Serie A in partnership with David Trezeguet.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has an honorary black belt in taekwondo. He attended classes at the Malmo Taekwondo Enighet (English: Unity) club as a child. Ibrahimovic speaks five languages fluently. Swedish, Bosnian, English, Spanish, and Italian. He stated that he is a Catholic.
Age, Height & Measurements
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is 39 years old. Zlatan has a height of 6 Feet 5 Inches (195 centimeters) and his weight is 187 pounds (85 kilograms). Body measurements are 42 degrees – 35 degrees – 15 degrees and the birth sign is Libra.