Zlatan Ibrahimovic Delivered The Most Passionate And Epic Speech You’ll Ever See After AC Milan Title Win
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Milan were crowned champions on the final day of the season after beating Sassuolo 3-0 and it's their first Scudetto since 2011.
It's the 12th league championship of Ibrahimovic's career and perhaps the sweetest of all, given his triumphant return in 2020.
The 40-year-old spoke in the San Siro dressing room post-match and those in attendance were hanging on his every word.
He joked: "Guys, stay calm, I'm not about to say goodbye," amid speculation he's set to depart this summer.
Ibrahimovic continued: "Guys, from day one when I arrived - then others arrived afterwards - very few believed in us. but we understood we needed to make sacrifices, suffer, believe and work. When this happened, we became a group.
"And when you're a group, you can achieve the things we've achieved. Now we're the champions of Italy. First of all, I want to thank all the players.
"I'm now talking on behalf of the whole team, we also want to thank (technical director) Paolo (Maldini), (director of football) Ricky (Massara), and (CEO) Ivan (Gazidis). It hasn't been easy but we've had a real group this season."
Milan have been regarded as a sleeping giant for the last decade and last season saw them qualify for the Champions League for the first time in six years.
Nobody anticipated a title charge this campaign however and Ibrahimovic himself addressed that.
The former Sweden international added: "At the beginning of the campaign, no one believed in us, but through these principles, we became stronger.
"I'm very proud of all of you. Now do me a favour: celebrate like champions because it isn't Milan that belongs to AC Milan. Italy belongs to AC Milan!"
Ibrahimovic then flipped a table as his teammates burst into song and started to dance.
Prior to that, he walked out to accept his winners medal in the most Zlatan fashion ever.
Just Zlatan doing Zlatan things. 🍾 😂 pic.twitter.com/cxLCdpRSba— CBS Sports Golazo ⚽️ (@CBSSportsGolazo) May 22, 2022
He celebrated the 32nd trophy of his career with champagne in hand and a cigar in his mouth.
You just can't teach being that cool, can you?
Ibrahimovic's career is winding down and he was limited to just 12 league starts this year, with Rafael Leao and Olivier Giroud carrying the goalscoring load.
There's no denying the impact his personality has had on a young Milan team though.