Ibrahimovic Smashes Serie A Record In 3-2 Win Over Udinese
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, broke a Serie A record in AC Milan’s 3-2 win over Udinese. The Swedish striker reached the milestone of 150 victories in 222 appearances in the Serie A, topping a record previously held by Esteban Cambiasso.
He set this record in Milan’s brilliant win over Udinese as the Serie A outfit continue their recent resurgence which began when the Ibrahimovic made a return the San Siro.
Indeed, the Rosonneris are unbeaten in the last three games which the former Manchester United striker has featured since his return to the club in January.
A goal from Theo Hernandez and brace from Ante Rebic stirred the Rossoneris get their second league win.
While Ibrahimovic didn’t get his name on the scoresheet, it was an excellent result for the 38-year-old as he became the fastest player to hit 150 wins in the Serie A since the start of the three points for a win era.
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The former United, Barcelona and InterMilan striker needed just 222 appearances to post this record, putting him ahead of legendary Esteban Cambiasso who needed to feature in eight more games to achieve 150 victories.
Italian forward, Lorenzo Insigne is the third on that list needing as many as 232 games to post 150 victories with Napoli.
Ibrahimovic’s career in Italy’s top-flight with Juventus after he switched from Ajax in 2004. He later went on to win two Serie A titles with the Biaconeris, though the two titles were later revoked in the wake of the Calciopoli scandal.
After representing Juventus for two seasons, the Swede switched to Inter Milan where he enjoyed a wonderful spell, winning three league titles and one Supercoppa Italiana in that time.
An ill-fated move to Spanish giants, Barcelona ensued later in 2009 but Ibrahimovic couldn’t last more than a season before he was loaned and later sold to AC Milan, where he went on to win a Scuddetto title.