Stockholm - Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic said
Tuesday he was eyeing the possibility of a move to the the United States.
"I can see myself conquering the US, just as I have
(conquered) Europe," the 35-year-old Swede told daily newspaper
Aftonbladet in an interview.
"People stay in one place throughout their entire
career, but I have travelled around like Napoleon in Europe and conquered every
country I've arrived in," Ibrahimovic said.
"So maybe I could cross the Atlantic and conquer the US
as well," he said after winning the Swedish Golden Ball award for the 11th
time on Monday.
In honour of the country's most prolific goal-scorer, the
Swedish football association announced that a statue of Ibrahimovic would be
erected at the Friends arena in Stockholm within one year.
Acknowledging that United is not in as strong a position as
his former team Paris Saint-Germain, Ibrahimovic said he's trying to deliver
the same results.
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"I had it good at PSG; it's no secret. We had a strong
and good team that got better and better every year," he said.
"But that's passed now... This is a new chapter now and
I'm trying to create the same feeling here," Ibrahimovic said, referring
Noting that United coach Jose Mourinho was one of the
reasons he decided to join the Premier League team, Ibrahimovic said: "I
checked the team (United) a little bit before I came and it wasn't like the
team I came from."
"This is something I was prepared for... the team is
not the same as (PSG)," the superstar said.
"But after speaking with Mourinho, it wasn't a
difficult decision. If he calls then I have no problems showing up,"
After a dismal showing at Euro-2016, Sweden's all-time high
scorer in June put an end to his 116-cap international career, in which he
scored 62 goals.For
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