Zlatan Ibrahimovic claimed to be “like Benjamin Button” after making history with two goals at Sampdoria as the veteran shows no signs of slowing down.
Ibrahimovic returned to AC Milan in January and has been as influential as ever in their climb up the table.
In a 4-1 win at Samp, the former Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona and Manchester United striker grabbed two goals – taking his tally to 10 in 2020 – and an assist as Milan made it 12 games unbeaten in all competitions.
In doing so, Ibrahimovic became the first player to score 50 goals for both Milan and city rivals Inter in Serie A.
The 38-year-old claimed on social media last week he was “just warming up” and repeated the statement post-match in Genoa.
Ibrahimovic then explained his continued brilliance by suggesting a resemblance to the fictional character who ages backwards.
“I’m like Benjamin Button,” he told Milan TV,
before adding: “I’ve always been young, never old.”