Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a bicycle kick in stoppage-time to level the scores for AC Milan they maintained their top place in the Italian Serie A. The Serie A leaders AC Milan head to share points with Udinese. Ibrahimovic’s goal made him the third person in the 21st century to score 300 goals across Europe’s top five leagues.
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The 40-year-old equals the achievement of Paris St-Germain star Lionel Messi and Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Udinese went up through Beto’s close range finish in the first half.
Zlatan Ibrahamovic second half goal leveled the scores to 1-1. Super Eagle of Nigeria star Isaac Success was sent off for Udinese in stoppage-time for a foul on AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan. The draw moves AC Milan two points clear at the top of the table, though Inter and Napoli could replace them at the top if they both win their games on Sunday.
Ibrahimovic has scored 404 league goals in total in his career, including 16 for Swedish club Malmo, 35 for Dutch giants Ajax and 53 for MLS side LA Galaxy.
Those across Europe’s top five leagues – Italy’s Serie A, Spain’s La Liga, England’s Premier League, Germany’s Bundesliga and France’s Ligue 1 – now totals 300.
However, he is way behind the goalscoring exploits of Manchester United forward Ronaldo and PSG star Messi, who have scored 483 and 475 league goals respectively.
The former Sweden striker is in his second spell at Milan having also played for Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona PSG and Manchester United in his long and illustrious career.