Zlatan Ibrahimovic shares a trailer of his acting debut in the new Asterix and Obelix movie… as the Swedish hitman is seen uppercutting a soldier with his helmet as he flaunts his fighting skills
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to star in the new Asterix and Obelix movie next year
- The 40-year-old Swedish star shared the film trailer on social media on Sunday
- He was seen fighting as a Roman soldier, delivering a brutal uppercut to a villain
- The star was spotted arriving in his Porsche at Milan Fashion Week on Saturday
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will kickstart his acting career in the new Asterix and Obelix movie, which is scheduled for release in February 2023.
The Swedish icon shared a trailer of Asterix and Obelix: L’Empire du milieu to Twitter on Sunday, in which he starred as fearsome Roman soldier called Antivirus.
Ibrahimovic, who turns 41 next month, has yet to announce his retirement from professional football and is still under contract with AC Milan until next summer.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to star as a Roman soldier in the brand new Asterix and Obelix movie
The striker, who is seen sporting a soldier’s armour whilst on the battlefield, uses his crafty footwork to flick up a helmet, before uppercutting his opponent to the floor.
The brutal and entertaining clip is shortly followed by Ibrahimovic addressing his army in a confident and unflappable manner, almost mirroring the celebration fans have so often seen on the football pitch.
He accompanied the trailer with the message: ‘Soon. Vive la France.’
The Swedish superstar was seen delivering a brutal uppercut to a rival soldier during the trailer
The 40-year-old Swede arrived in style at Milan’s Fashion Week event on Saturday afternoon
Earlier this weekend, the former Manchester United star arrived at Milan Fashion Week in trademark ‘Ibrahimovic’ style on Saturday afternoon.
After pulling up in his luxurious Porsche, the forward smiled for the photographers as he exited the vehicle.
Ibrahimovic is still recovering from the knee surgery he underwent in May but promised fans he will return before closing out his impressive 23-year career.
Speaking to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Swede said: ‘I will be back soon. I’m not going to retire, I’m coming back and I won’t give up.’