Zlatan Ibrahimovic is immortal like Cristiano Ronaldo - Ancelotti praises AC Milan star

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is immortal like Cristiano Ronaldo - Ancelotti praises AC Milan star

- Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been in brilliant form this season for AC Milan

- Carlo Ancelotti has praised the 39-year-old striker for his form this term in Italy

- Ibrahimovic has so far scored 8 League goals while Cristiano Ronaldo has netted 6

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been saluted by his former coach Carlo Ancelotti who claimed that he is so impressed with the form of the Swedish striker so far this season for AC MIlan.

Despite being a 39-year-old striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is currently topping the Serie A goal chart with 8 goals this season and he is ahead of Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo on 6.

Cristiano Ronaldo has also been fantastic for Juventus this season in the Serie A as the Old Lady are currently occupying fifth position on the League table.

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According to the report on GOAL, Carlo Ancelotti explained that he initially thought that Ibrahimovic's career was coming to an end when he moved to America from Manchester United.

Before moving to the Major League Soccer, Ibrahimovic was in brilliant form for Manchester United as he helped the Red Devils to win the Europa League title and the EFL Cup.

“When Ibra went to play in America I thought it was the final goodbye.
“He is immortal, like Cristiano Ronaldo. Continuing to play is easy but they don’t just play, they always score and that's not easy.
“It never happened that I told Cristiano not to play because he is a better player than the others. You don’t have to be a scientist to understand it.”

Ibrahimovic's superb form so far this season in the Serie A has taken AC Milan to the top of the table with 17 points after seven games and they have not lost any match.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action for AC Milan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic praised by Carlo Ancelotti for impressive show for AC Milan. Photo by Mattia Ozbot
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Barcelona legend Lionel Messi emerged as the player topping the list of world-class footballers who are above the age of 30 and are currently doing well for their respective clubs.

The Argentina international before the start of the ongoing season in the Spanish League wanted to leave Barcelona, but the club's chiefs were later able to convince him to stay.

Messi who has never played for any other club than Barcelona has also won six Ballon d'Or awards so far in his career with Cristiano Ronaldo having five.

At the age of 35, Cristiano Ronaldo has also displayed some incredible performances for Juventus most especially during the Old Lady's last game in which he scored a brace against Spezia.

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