Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores to reach 500 goals for club and country

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"Obviously it's not good to lose. but I'm happy for Toronto because they'll be remembered as my 500th victim", Ibrahimovic told TSN after the game.

It took Ibrahimovic's season tally to 17 goals and the former Manchester United star added: "I was close to the goal".

Legendary striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the third active player to score 500 career goals.

The 36-year-old brought up his latest astonishing milestone with a typically Zlatan-esque effort, performing a graceful pirouette before connecting with a lofted pass and slamming the ball into the net with a karate kick style volley. Despite reaching the milestone, this proved to be a disappointing night for the former Swedish worldwide and his teammates.

Over his illustrious club career, he also has scored for Paris Saint-Germain (156 goals), Inter Milan (66), AC Milan (56), Ajax (48), Manchester United (29), Juventus (26), Barcelona (22), and Malmo (18). It reminds me of a goal I did in Ajax. "I have more goals than he has games". I was just trying to hit the goal and it went in. The match against Toronto FC resulted in a grand total of eight goals, and while the Canadians triumphed 5-3, Ibrahimović's taekwondo goal was certainly the highlight of the 90 minutes. "The guy is a great goal scorer and it is a memorable one for him for many reasons".

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