Zlatan Ibrahimovic joked about Mino Raiola during press conference after retirement speech
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic made a hilarious quip about Mino Raiola when he was asked about the effect his former agent had on his decision to retire.
Ibrahimovic called time on his legendary career following AC Milan's 3-1 victory over Verona on Sunday.
He was reduced to tears as he delivered an emotional speech and even poked fun at Verona fans who booed him during his moment.
The 41-year-old spoke to the press after his on-field retirement speech, where he was asked about the late Raiola.
The Swede was asked what effect Raiola's tragic passing had on his decision to walk away from football to which he brilliantly replied: "If he was here, I’d continue playing because he wanted the commission. Sorry, Mino, but it’s the truth!"
Ibrahimovic added: "I used to be scared when journalists asked by about my future, but now I can accept it, I'm ready.
"I've been doing this all my life. Football made me a man. It allowed me to know people I otherwise would never have known. I've travelled the world thanks to football. It's all thanks to football."
Speaking to the San Siro crowd, he said: "I say goodbye to football but not to you.
"There are too many emotions for me right now. Forza Milan and goodbye.
"The first time I came here you gave me happiness, the second time you gave me love.
"You welcomed me with open arms, you made me feel at home, I will be a Milanista for the rest of my life."
He scored a staggering 511 goals during his career, winning a host of trophies.