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·26 September 2022

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: AC Milan star makes film debut in new Asterix and Obelix movie

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is an incredibly talented footballer who has managed to prove his worth across the globe, winning multiple league titles across the big leagues in the world.

Yet, at 40-years-old, the Swedish sensation shows no signs of slowing up and is still playing at the top level after making a return to AC Milan, although recent surgery has kept him sidleined for an extended period of time.

Despite that, the Swede isn’t turning his back on professional football just yet, with no plans to retire, although he has made a new venture for himself, switching to the big screen.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic injury

Back in May, the talisman underwent surgery on a knee injury, but will ensure he is back playing before hanging up his boots, so we haven’t seen the last of Zlatan, and therefore we will likely see more goals from the prolific forward.

That means he’ll be playing at the ripe old age of 41, with his birthday coming up next month and a contract with the Italian champions.

Speaking on his current situation, at the Milan fashion week, he said: “I will be back soon. I’m not going to retire, I’m coming back and I won’t give up.”

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic acting

The iconic striker has shared a trailer for the new Asterix and Obelix: L’Empire du milieu film set to be released in February next year.

He’ll play a Roman soldier by the name antivirus in the film, and he appears in the trailer that has been recently released.

Unsurprisingly, we get a glimpse of his crazy footwork as he flicks his helmet into his hands from the floor, using it to hit a brutal uppercut to a challenger, sending them crashing to the floor.

After the vicious takedown, we see Zlatan stood on a podium, addressing an army you’d presume is his, raising his arms either side of him to mirror his iconic celebration.

Given how Ibrahimovic is as a person, to see him make his film debut is no surprise, likewise, for him to take on a role that portrays him as a leader, we’ve seen that plenty of times throughout his career.

When sharing the trailer, he captioned it ‘Soon. Vive la France’ with the feature released in his former home country when playing for PSG. Although it’ll be in French, the film will be worth baring the English subtitles/dubbing to see the big man on screen!

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