Ibrahimovic selected despite injury

Though nonetheless affected within the Achilles tendon, the striker of AC Milan Zlatan Ibrahimovic was recalled Tuesday within the Swedish choice for the qualifying matches of the World Cup 2022 subsequent month.

The highest scorer of the Scandinavian choice (62 objectives in 118 caps), who turns 40 this Sunday, is on the checklist chosen for the matches towards Kosovo and Greece on October 9 and 12.

Knee harm

“Ibra” had emerged from his virtually five-year worldwide retirement in March to return with Sweden for the Euro in June, however needed to abdicate shortly earlier than the competitors attributable to a knee harm.

The Swedish large has since returned to the pitch with AC Milan towards Lazio on September 12.

However Achilles tendon ache has since dominated him out of the squad once more and the Swedish star was not referred to as up for Tuesday’s Champions League recreation towards Atlético Madrid.

40 years sunday

Zlatan must also be absent on the garden of Atlanta Bergamo on Sunday, his fortieth birthday.

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Since his return in March, he has been referred to as up 3 times for choice, however has solely performed two matches for the Blagults – towards Georgia and Kosovo in late March.

(The important / afp)