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Let's not forget that Zlatan Ibrahimović could have joined Arsenal as a youngster.
Former AC Milan teammate Taye Taiwo perfectly summed up the Swede:
He always wants the ball to feet. So in that sense he is a player who is quite easy to mark, unlike Filippo Inzaghi, who is always on the move. But if he gets the ball to feet, then you can’t get it off him because he is so strong.
When Ibrahimović has his back to goal with possession, it's Kareem Abdul-Jabbar posting up and shooting the sky hook—you can't stop him.
Today, Ibrahimović shielded the ball, turned and split Arsenal's defence more often than not.
He may have only completed 67 percent of his passes, but he threaded five key passes—two of which were assists.
When he did take on an Arsenal defender, he drew a penalty.
Mind you, I use defender in the loosest term when describing Johan Djourou.