‘This is the biggest moment in your year seeing me!’: Zlatan Ibrahimovic mocks Verona fans who booed the Swedish star during his tearful retirement speech after his final game for AC Milan
Zlatan Ibrahimovic responded in typical fashion after he was booed by Verona supporters during his retirement speech.
After AC Milan’s final game of the season, Ibrahimovic announced that he was bringing the curtain down on a lengthy and illustrious career.
The 41-year-old, who was in his third spell at Milan, has been restricted to just four appearances for Milan this season due to injury and the last game of his career was actually for Sweden against Belgium in March.
Ibrahimovic, who scored 93 goals in 163 games across his spells at Milan, addressed the San Siro crowd following the 3-1 win over Verona.
However, his speech was interrupted by Verona supporters, who booed him.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic hit back at Verona fans after they booed him during his retirement speech
Ibrahimovic thanked the AC Milan supporters after announcing his retirement from football
Ibrahimovic responded by saying: ‘Keep booing. This is the biggest moment in your year seeing me.’
He then spoke of his strong connection with the Milan supporters.
Ibrahimovic 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.
The striker was restricted to just four appearances for AC Milan this season due to injuries
‘You welcomed me with open arms, you made me feel at home, I will be a Milanista for the rest of my life.’
Ibrahimovic won 34 trophies during his career and scored 62 goals in 122 games for Sweden.
As well as Milan, he also played for Malmo, Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and LA Galaxy.