Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, scores brace in AC Milan's 2-0 win over Bologna

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, scores brace in AC Milan's 2-0 win over Bologna

- Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a double as AC Milan began their new campaign on a winning note

- The 38-year-old scored in each half of the game as they earn maximum points against Bologna

- Stefano Pioli's side are now on a 15-mathc winning streak as they continue their remarkable form

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic found the back of the net twice and missed a sitter in AC Milan's 2-0 win over Bologan at the San Siro.

The Rossoneri got their campaign off to a winning start as the Swedish striker justified his contract extension with the Serie A giants.

The 38-year-old headed home his first from a Theo Hernandez's cross in the 35th minute to put his side in firm control of the game.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, scores brace in AC Milan's 2-0 win over Bologna

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, scores brace in AC Milan's 2-0 win over Bologna. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Five minutes after the restart, Ibrahimovic struck from a spot-kick after Samuel Castillejo was brought down in the box by Ricardo Orsolini.

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Milan continued from where they left off last season as they extended their unbeaten run to 15 matches.

Stefano Pioli's side will be strong contenders for a spot in next season's Champions League after qualifying for the Europa League in last season's campaign. Ibrahimovic said:

"If I was 20-years-old, I'd have scored another two."
"I don't want people to talk about my age, I want to be treated the same as everyone else. It doesn't matter if I am 38, I want to be treated like someone aged 20 and do the same work."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Zlatan Ibrahimovic who turns 39 in October has agreed to a new €7million deal at Italian club AC Milan for him to remain at the club until the end of the 2020/2021 season.

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The Swede posted an image of himself in the club’s no.11 shirt and provided an epic caption “I’m just warming up” to hint he is not ready to quit the game despite his age.

Italian outlet, Gazzetta Dello Sport are reporting that the lanky striker is expected back at the club on August 29 ahead of their the stat of the new Serie A season, same day he first signed for the club in 2010.

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