This is what you need to know about why the veterans of Sweden and AC Milan will not participate in the European Championships this summer
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued to break all boundaries in sports at the age of 39 and spent a productive scoring season in AC Milan.
However, the Sweden international will not participate in the European Cup with Sweden this summer-and the goal Investigate the cause.
Why did Ibrahimovic not participate in the 2020 European Cup?
Ibrahimovic will not represent Sweden in the 2020 European Cup because he was excluded from the game due to injury.
The forward injured his knee in May when the Rossoneri defeated Juventus 3-0 in the second half of Serie A.
Before falling to the ground due to a non-contact injury, he participated in the faceoff and eventually had to be taken off the court and replaced by Ante Rebic.
Therefore, Ibrahimovic was excluded for the rest of the season and his goal is to recover before the 2021-22 club season.
After the game, AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli said: “Ibrahimovic was in poor physical condition before the game. Now he feels knee pain. We hope it will not be too serious.”
Ibrahimovic was excluded from AC Milan’s next game against Turin after Pioli said that the striker was only “slightly sprained,” but it turned out that his injury was more serious than originally thought.
What did you say?
The Swedish Football Association said on their Twitter account: “Today, Zlatan has notified [head coach] Anderson said his injuries will prevent him from participating in the European Championships this summer.
“Well, Zlatan, we hope to see you again on the football field soon!”
When will he retire?
As we all know, Ibrahimovic has always been shy about his retirement plans, and even when he was approaching 40, he showed no signs of slowing down.
The Swede did withdraw from international football in 2016, but was then called up as the national team to participate in the World Cup qualifiers in March.
After a disappointing and lackluster performance in the 2016 European Cup, Ibrahimovic hung up his boots for Sweden, hitting a goal and not scoring a goal in three games.
However, last season, Ibrahimovic was in good form in AC Milan, scoring 15 goals in 19 appearances in Serie A.
Sweden will face Poland, Slovakia and Spain in Group E of the European Championship.