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Zlatan will earn over 1000 million Swedish kronor

If Zlatan Ibrahimovic meets his three-year contract with PSG, he will have played in over 1000 million Swedish kronor (~$125 million) just in salary during his pro career.

When Sweden’s best paid athlete of the week took holiday after thundered into 2-0 in World Cup qualifier match against the Faroe Islands Zlatan is expecting living the good life with cars, boats and luxury accommodation. Biggest concern will be to choose how he, his partner Helena Seger and the children will divide their time between summer houses and luxury apartments in Stockholm, New York, Milan, Paris and Miami.

It has been twelve years since Zlatan Ibrahimovic was bought from Malmo FF by the Dutch top team Ajax. In the eleven years up to 2012, he changed teams five times, Ajax-Juventus-Inter-Barcelona-Milan. In total he will have earned 687 million Swedish kronor in salary alone during this time, according to the sport business. Most of the payment he received in the final years of Inter and during his years in Barcelona, ​​where his annual salary was around 120 million Swedish kronor.

zlatan career information

zlatan career information

Last summer Zlatan wrote a three-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). During the past year, he has helped PSG win the French league title. And he has signed for a salary of 113 million.

If all calculations are correct, this means that Zlatan Ibrahimovic (whose first name means “gold” in South Slavic) earned nearly 800 million Swedish kronor just in salary payments during his twelve year-long pro career. Zlatan Ibrahimovic‘s sponsorship contract, which according to Forbes magazine valued at SEK 16 million in just the last twelve months, are not included in the sum. Neither his proceeds from the book “I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘which sold over 700,000 copies in Sweden and was exported to another 18 countries.

But Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career is not over yet. If Zlatan finishes his three-year contract with PSG, he can look forward to the same salary (113 million Swedish kronor) for two more years. This means that Ibrahimovic’s total payroll passes 1000 million Swedish kronor mark in early 2015.

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Zlatan voted This years Swede

Over half a million Swedes live abroad. Their favorite Swedish in 2013 has now been announced and it is Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Now the superstar Zlatan can call himself “This years Swede in the world”. Sven-Goran Eriksson, JO Waldner and Annika Sorenstam are three major sports profiles that have previously received the award.

At a brief ceremony at the team’s hotel at Humlegarden in Stockholm Zlatan Ibrahimovic received a diploma and a glass figurine of Chairman Michael Treschow and Secretary Karin Ehnbom-Palmquist.

zlatan Ibrahimovic

zlatan Ibrahimovic

The award is not out until August, but since it is highly unlikely that Zlatan Ibrahimovic can attend the Grand Hotel in Stockholm in August the ceremony was held on Sunday evening. According to sources Zlatan Ibrahimovic was proud and happy to receive this award, which was not supposed to be published until Wednesday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic moved abroad in summer 2001. Malmo FF had sold him in March to Ajax for a record sum 82,500,000 SEK. In his autobiography ‘I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic’ from 2011, Zlatan talks about the difficult time overseas and away from Sweden.

He was young, he was full of zeal but most of all he felt immediately alone in a small terraced house in Diemen near Amsterdam. He had no friends. He had spent his money. First, a few weeks later, the first salary was paid. The fridge was getting empty. Then he telephoned Maxwell, who was also new to the club. Zlatan could stay with him and sleeping on a mattress. There he gained a friend for life.

Twelve years later, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is by far the most talked about Swedish athlete, both in Sweden and internationally. Zlatan is worth several hundred million dollars and owns property in Sweden, Milan, Miami and New York among others,.

Zlatan has lived in Amsterdam, Turin, Milan, Barcelona and lives since last summer in Paris with his partner Helena Seger and their sons Maximilian (born 2006) and Vincent (born 2008). Zlatan has repeatedly said that he appreciated life in Italy and now persistent rumors puts him in various Italian clubs this summer. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not given any clear hints about the future, not more than that, he pointed out that he is under contract with Paris SG.

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PSG increased revenue with 100 million

That Paris Saint-Germain could recruit Zlatan Ibrahimovic has its explanations. The Paris team was the club in Europe, which increased its revenue the most this recent season. PSG went from 86.5 million Euro in revenue from 2011 to 190 million Euro in 2012, according to figures provided the audit and consulting firm Deloitte has presented.

The increase of just over one 100 million Euro was larger than the whole of the Premier League’s increased revenues. And other clubs in Ligue 1 saw their revenues decline by more than 20 million Euro during the same year.

Premier League was the league with the most revenue in total, over 2.4 billion, while the Bundesliga was second at 1.6 billion and Spanish La Liga third on 1.5 billion. Barcelona and Real Madrid’s income rose by 500 million together while other La Liga clubs saw revenues decline by 16 million.

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Wayne Rooney wants to sign for PSG

Wayne Rooney’s future at Manchester United is uncertain and the Manchester star has been subject for rumors about most clubs in this summers transfer window. Wayne Rooney has long been rumored to be moving away from the club and has previously been linked together with PSG.

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney

 

According to the French club’s former adviser Rooney is already done for the club. Now writes L’Equipe that PSG initiated direct contact with Rooney who has a contract with United until 2015. According to the magazine Wayne Rooney should be “very interested” in a move to PSG.

The newspaper also writes that PSG want to form a dream attack pair with Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Zlatan held a news conference on Wednesday, leaving an opening for him to leave France.
– We’ll see. All other times I have changed clubs when I said that I should stay. Anything can happen, although I have planned to stay. As the situation is now a lot can happen. Last year I was set to something else, to go to the USA with Milan and prepare for next season. Instead, I got a call in June, July and Paris came into the picture, he said.

It is rumored that how PSG will get Wayne Rooney to PSG is by offering him a huge salary for the Englishman to come to Paris. According to l’Equipe should Rooney be “very interested” in a move to PSG, and for him it would mean a hefty pay rise.

In the current situation, he earns around 10 million Euro a year, which PSG according to l’Equipe’ll should be ready to raise to 13 million Euro. L’Equipe also indicate that PSG will recruit some major names for this summer to consolidate its position as an attractive club for Europe’s top players.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

 

Besides Rooney PSG will also lay their hands on Axel Witsel from Zenit St. Petersburg and Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona. But by purchasing Wayne Rooney for an offensive position the club will lay it’s plans for Edinson Cavani aside and wait to acquire Cristiano Ronaldo next summer.

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Interview with Zlatan Ibrahimovic from April 10

Interesting interview with Zlatan before the game against Barcelona. They go into questions about his time in Barcelona, his relatation with his previous manager in Bareclona. There is also discussion about that many people see Zlatan as a “bad boy”.

The interview continues with Zlatans view on Beckham and how his joining in Paris SG in January and how it has impacted Zlatans situation in PSG. If you are a true Zlatan fan and have not seen this interview yet I highly recommend you to check it out.

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