Zlatan Ibrahimovic made it known that he would be retiring from international football when his Sweden side were to be eliminated from the on going Euro 2016.Sweden lost their game against Belgium which meant one thing,Elimination.
In a rare public display of humility, he admitted that he hadn’t performed at his best but there was no sadness on the part of Sweden’s all-time record goalscorer, no regrets.
“Disappointment doesn’t exist for me; only pride and gratitude,” he declared. “I’m just a boy from a small little part of Malmo and I got to represent my country. I was able to captain my country.
“I’m proud of what I have achieved and I will have many beautiful memories of my Sweden career. I just want to take this moment to thank all the supporters. They made it possible to achieve what I have achieved.
“Without them it would not have been possible. Wherever I go, I will always bring the Swedish flag with me and stand by it.”
The boy who once cheered for Brazil is now Sweden’s No.1 supporter and biggest legend.