MLS: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's dream LA Galaxy debut sends Sweden wild

Posted April 02, 2018

Zlatan Ibrahimovic who has recently joined Los Angeles Galaxy shared his impressions about his debut in USA after his team's 4-3 victory over Los Angeles.

Ibrahimovic, 36, showed little signs of rustiness when he helped his team to come back from 3-0 behind, scoring the equaliser and winning goal for Galaxy on Saturday, reports Efe.

Ibrahimovic's tying goal - a 40-yard shot over retreating LAFC keeper Tyler Miller - in the 77th minute would have been enough to make the game an instant classic, but he took it to another level when he scored on a header in stoppage time to win the game for the Galaxy.

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But Sebastian Lletget pulled one back on 61 minutes, and two minutes after Ibrahimovic entered the field for his debut, Chris Pontius brought it back to 3-2. You need to go through it yourself and I've been through it many times.

'I gave them Zlatan, ' he added.

Because the USA operates a salary cap, Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the galaxy will earn only $ 1.5 million per year, which is 18 times less than his earnings in England.

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"Ibrahimovic is the ideal definition of a guy who always dares to be brilliant", Schmid said.

"I felt like I played 40 games for my 20 minutes", Ibrahimovic said. "That's a goal that will go around the world". Victor by 1-0 and 5-1 in its first games on the road, LAFC jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead and led 3-0 after an hour. "After that I was like 'just stop the game now'".

The Mexican struck again 21 minutes later from close range when Galaxy keeper David Bingham fell down and Vela hit the top of the crossbar before the ball landed over the line.

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It was a stunning reversal after the first meeting between the first-year expansion team and five-time MLS Cup winners was a rout in favor of the newcomers in the first half, with Carlos Vela scoring twice.