Ibrahimovic: I’m similar to Benjamin Button – I scored two, however in the event that I was 20 it would have been four!
The AC Milan star helped his side to a first day of the season win in Serie A, scoring the two objectives in a 2-0 triumph over Bologna at San Siro.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice in AC Milan’s Serie A opener against Bologna on Monday night – yet he says he would have had four on the off chance that he was a more youthful man.
The fluctuating Swede got the two objectives in a 2-0 win for Stefano Pioli’s side at San Siro, scoring a transcending header from Theo Hernandez’s first-half cross before multiplying his count from the punishment spot after the break.
He looked sure to seal his cap stunt halfway during that time half subsequent to taking the ball around goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski, however blasted over with the objective expanding – botching the chance to turn into the most seasoned ever player to net a triple in Serie A.
“I’m fine, I’m working, this is the subsequent authority coordinate,” Ibrahimovic told Sky Sport Italia after the game.
“We won, I could have scored more objectives. On the off chance that I was 20, I would have scored another two. I’m similar to Benjamin Button, I was brought into the world old and I pass on youthful.”
Milan have begun the season emphatically, with Monday’s result following a 2-0 away win at Shamrock Rovers in Europa League qualifying.
They will want to carry on their eminent structure from the finish of last season, when they rose to 6th in the table with nine successes and three draws from their last 12 association games.
Ibrahimovic was critical to that run, scoring 10 and helping five out of 18 Serie An appearances after his move from LA Galaxy.
“We are not yet at 100 percent, we actually committed a few errors that we normally wouldn’t,” he included.
“Today it was essential to dominate the principal match and start well. We will probably show improvement over a year ago.
“The youthful players are progressing nicely; they work, they tune in, they have discipline, they realize that you need to endure, work and be centered each day.
“This year we need to think each game in turn and progress nicely, play unhesitatingly and play each game like a last. The objective is to remain high in the table.
“I like to have obligation. The greatest weight originates from myself. I don’t need anybody to discuss my age, I need everybody to be decided on a similar level – I don’t need any courtesies since I’m 38.”