Zlatan Ibrahimovic Joins In On The Bottle Cap Challenge

Zlatan Ibrahimovic doesn't just attempt challenges, he completes them and that's exactly what the LA Galaxy striker has done with the Bottle Cap Challenge.

You can't go on social media these days without seeing someone kick the bottle top off a bottle with a spinning kick and if everyone is going to show off their martial arts skills then you can guarantee Zlatan's inclusion.

It's no surprise to see the Swedish star succeed in the challenge and he's also challenged Paul Pogba to give it a go:

The Galaxy star was obviously feeling in good form to try, and succeed, with the challenge after netting a brace on Thursday night for his team.

LA beat Toronto FC 2-0 at home, with the former PSG man netting both goals, to cement the teams 2nd place position in the MLS Eastern Conference, only behind city rivals LAFC.

Ibra's latest two goals took him to 13 from 15 games this season, continuing the 37-year-olds good from from his first season in America last year, when he grabbed 22 goals.

Before the match the former AC Milan striker had gone two games without a goal and he may have ended his short dry spell because of a lucky new shirt.

Ibra's name on the back of his shirt was actually spelt wrong on Thursday night, with "IRBAHIMOVIC" printed on the back of his kit against Toronto.

As the MLS website pointed out the scene was reminiscent of former USA striker Chris Wondolowski ending a spell without a goal for the national team after having "WONDOWLOWSKI" printed on the back of his shirt in the 2013 Gold Cup.

Zlatan celebrates scoring against Toronto. Image: PA Images
Zlatan celebrates scoring against Toronto. Image: PA Images

Taekwondo fighter and instructor Farabi Davletshin kicked off the Bottle Cap Challenge last month on social media but UFC star Max Holloway really made the whole thing go viral.

Stars from all sorts of fields have joined in, with even musician John Mayer succeeding in kicking the cap off a bottle, lord knows why in fairness.

Ryan Sidle

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