Why Zlatan Ibrahimovic shows a black belt in Taekwondo by demonstrating several different moves in his latest social media video.
The legendary striker performed several different kicks on the heavy bag, documenting his remarkable skill.
The AC Milan forward has often talked about his martial arts talents since his arrival as a young footballer.
together with his most recent instagram video, he added the caption: “You must be formless, formless like water.”
Ibrahimovic first got his black-belt in Taekwondo at the age of 17.
In 2010, he will also receive an honorary black-belt from the Italian national taekwondo team.
But his martial arts skills have not diminished his ability to perform at the highest level on the football pitch.
Despite turning 40 in October, the Swedish sensation continues to find the back of the net for AC Milan.
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Ibra returned to Milan at the end of 2019 for a second spell with the club and did not disappoint.
He has scored 33 goals in 57 appearances for the Italian giants, including five in 10 appearances so far this season.
And the veteran footballer has also returned to the Sweden national team for the first time since 2016.
He was capped four times by his country in 2021, but missed Euro 2020 due to a knee injury.
Ibra returned to the Sweden set-up for a minor role in their final World Cup qualifiers.
But that couldn’t help them lose their last two games to Georgia and Spain as they missed automatic qualification to Qatar.
Ibra & Co have now entered the play-offs, but have the advantage of being one of the six seeded sides.
The Milan man recently made his point at the former Manchester United side after the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Ibra scored 29 goals in 53 appearances for the Red Devils, but hit on the club’s tendency to look back on its history.
He told me Guardian: “They talk about the past too much. When I got there I said: ‘I’m here to focus on the present and make my own story.’
“But when you have too much it becomes like a loop. You have to think about the present or you should go to the hospital and clear your head.”
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