Ibrahimovic drops biggest World Cup hint yet

Lloyd Doyle
April 16, 2018

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic hinted on Sunday that he may be included in Sweden's squad during this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation.

After scoring twice in his debut as a reserve, Ibrahimović received his first career MLS start Saturday against the Chicago Fire - and proceeded to head home a goal shortly before halftime.

He wrote on Twitter: "The chance of me playing in the World Cup is skyhoga #FifaWorldCup2018".

It was a disappointing conclusion to a record-breaking global career - he is Sweden's all-time top goalscorer with 62 goals and 116 caps - and Ibrahimovic seems set on returning for a final flourish.

The LA Galaxy striker is Sweden's all-time top goalscorer with 62 goals in 116 appearances for his country in a spell that stretches from 2001 to 2016.

The former PSG, Barcelona and Milan man has represented his nation at two previous World Cup finals and four European Championships, a quarter-final finish in 2004 marking Sweden's best tournament with Zlatan in the team.

Sweden will face South Korea, Germany and Mexico in their World Cup group, with the MLS taking a nine-day break during the competition.

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