LA Galaxy welcome Ibrahimovic

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LA Galaxy have welcomed former Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Major League Soccer.

The Swede bid his farewell to the Red Devils after the Premier League club terminated his contract under amicable conditions on Thursday. During his tenure at Old Trafford, he earned 53 caps and netted 29 goals. 

"After being in Europe, winning 33 trophies, playing in the best teams in the world, playing with the best players in the world, I wanted to come to the US and play my game there," the 36-year-old told the LA Times.

"I wanted people to enjoy my game there and to win. And I chose the Galaxy to do that."


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Meanwhile, LA Galaxy boss Sigi Schmid is confident the vastly experienced striker will leave a mark at the club.

"He'll have a very positive impact," BBC Sport quotes Schmid as saying.

"Adding one of the finest goal scorers in this sport's history to our roster will tremendously help our club in the hunt for a sixth MLS Cup. As one of the winningest players of all time, we are confident that Zlatan can be one of the most dangerous strikers in our league."