Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says He Could Have Been The US President
When Zlatan Ibrahimovic was asked in which ways he had changed 'soccer' culture in the US, he answered in a very Zlatan-way:
"I don't know if I changed it, I just keep doing my job. They're lucky I didn't come 10 years ago because I would be the President today."
I don't think Donald Trump will be too worried, somehow.
The player isn't known for his self-deprecation, having previously been quoted as saying: "I can't help but laugh at home perfect I am." And who can forget his response when asked what he was going to buy his other half for an engagement gift?
"Telling reporters: "What do you mean, 'present?' She got Zlatan."
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He bet Becks that if Sweden won the pair would go on a trip to Ikea and the former-England captain would have to pay for whatever Zlatan wanted.
However, if England won, Becks made Zlatan vow to attend an England game at Wembley, wear an England shirt, and eat fish and chips at half time.
Sounds like quite a pleasant evening out if you ask me - far better than a trip to Ikea, which is 100 percent guaranteed to end in a fight with whoever you go with.
Yo @davidbeckham if @England wins I buy you dinner where ever you want in the world, but if Sweden wins you buy me what ever I want from @IKEASverige ok? pic.twitter.com/9z9xx89JjS
- Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) July 6, 2018
As we now all know, England beat Sweden 2-0 and Zlatan promised to honour the bet, telling Becks over social media: "I'm coming. Congrats."
Speaking to BBC the Swede reached out to Beckham, saying: "David, we made a bet, I lost. I'm coming to Wembley to watch an England game in an England shirt and eat fish and chips so that's it.
"Just give me time to breath and cool down after the loss but it's okay, I'm looking forward to the game."
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