LA Galaxy Announce Ibrahimovic Signing With LA Times Advert

Ruben Hill
March 26, 2018

His one-year deal at United was not renewed due to concerns about the injury.

According to ESPN FC, the 36-year old striker signed a two-year, $3 million contract with the Galaxy.

Los Angeles is not know for being a place totally in touch with the biggest names in football, with basketball, American football and NFL far more important.

The powerful 6-foot-5 Swedish forward has loomed above soccer for almost two decades, captivating the world with his sublime physical talent and uniquely outrageous personality.

He was Manchester United top goal scorer last season with 28 goals across competitions and three trophies to his name in his debut season in England.

Ibrahimovic's impending arrival was announced with an article in the LA Times on Friday, which was accompanied by a picture showing the striker in a Galaxy shirt.

So Ibrahimović did what Ibrahimović does best: He took out a full-page ad in the Los Angeles Times.

"Dear Los Angeles, you're welcome", the message read in its entirety.

There was never any doubt that as high-profile a player as Zlatan Ibrahimovic would indulge such avenues when confirming his move from Manchester United to LA Galaxy today. "Move over to the USA, try the MLS". I would like to thank everyone at the club for making it possible to play for the LA Galaxy. They didn't need to choose me. Because this is what I've been doing all my life'.

'Los Angeles, ' he said, dressed in the all-white kit of his new team and staring into the camera.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed for LA Galaxy a day after leaving Manchester United. I want to be part of it and make it better. Wherever I've gone, I've won. I come to win.

"Hopefully it goes like I want, and we can all share the happiness in winning". The 36-year-old forward comes to the Galaxy from Manchester United, where he played for two seasons. "I'm training very hard".

'First of all, I'm there to play football.

Upon departing PSG in 2016, he famously quipped: "I came like a king, left like a legend".

The newspaper reported Ibrahimovic had agreed a deal worth three million USA dollars (£2.1million) over two years.

Instead of banking a much fatter check from a European club, Zlatan appears determined to show his abilities in person to millions of new fans on a continent where soccer support has grown steadily for a generation.

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