Ibrahimovic ´ happy ´ to end up being Serie A ´ s earliest goalscorer

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was “happy” to end up being Serie A’s earliest goalscorer, however it was little alleviation after Milan were beaten 3-1 at Udinese.

Aged 41 years and 166 days, Ibrahimovic’s charge in first-half blockage time at Stadio Friuli saw him surpass previous Milan protector Alessandro Costacurta (41 years and 25 days– May 2007).

Ibrahimovic– who captained Milan– knocked his spot-kick down the middle of the objective after being thankfully permitted to retake it, having actually seen his preliminary effort conserved by Marco Silvestri prior to the VAR bought it to be taken once again after Udinese’s Beto had actually trespassed.

That equalised Roberto Pereyra’s ninth-minute strike, however Beto brought back Udinese’s lead simply 2 minutes after Milan levelled, prior to Kingsley Ehizibue covered things up in the 2nd half.

” It would have been far better if Costacurta had actually kept this record,” Ibrahimovic stated to Sky Sport Italia after the video game. “I am happy to go into the history of this club which is a terrific club where numerous terrific gamers have actually passed which indicates a lot to me.

” This objective didn’t bring 3 points in my very first as captain and sadly the video game didn’t go as we desired. I felt extremely well, I have not played in the beginning line-up for 14 months, the essential thing is to feel great and if I’m as excellent as today, I can play, I believe about that.”

1– Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the earliest goalscorer in the Serie A history (41 years and 166 days), surpassing Alessandro Costacurta (41 years and 25 days, in May 2007). Historic. #UdineseMilan pic.twitter.com/kXfx6yhJLy

— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) March 18, 2023

The Rossoneri have actually suffered 7 beats in the league, 5 of which have actually been available in their last 9 video games, having actually lost simply 4 on their method to winning the Scudetto last season.

Ibrahimovic recommended that groups have actually been putting a bit more effort in versus Milan this season as the safeguarding champs.

” Playing as the Italian champs indicates that each group faces you as if it were a last, it’s various from in 2015,” he stated. “This year we have more pressure in all matches, it’s typical however you need to be prepared due to the fact that everybody wishes to beat you.

” This group does not have the experience of playing as champs of Italy, we can’t have the very same high efficiency in all the video games, however that’s not a reason, it’s simply a description to comprehend the scenario.”


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.