Standing ovation pour Zlatan à la 10e minute !! https://t.co/JBGG3HEG7A
— PSG Officiel (@PSG_inside) May 14, 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2012, and spent 4 glorious seasons at the club, scoring 154 goals in 179 appearances for the French giants. He also played a major role in helping PSG win four consecutive Ligue 1 titles since his arrival, becoming not only a fan-favourite, but also a club legend in the process.
And with his contract set to expire in the summer of 2016, Zlatan played his last game for the club in their 4-0 victory over Nantes on Saturday night, where he received a grand farewell from the PSG fans.
The game between PSG and Nantes was paused after just ten minutes into the first half, as the 34-year-old received a grand standing ovation by the crowd in the 10th minute of the game – in honour of his shirt number – and 40,000 supporters further commemorated the moment by wearing Zlatan face masks which were distributed by the club itself prior to kick-off.
Came like a king, left like a legend! pic.twitter.com/DJaMEAEmcn
— BlameFootball (@blameFootball) May 15, 2016
The Swedish international managed to score two goals in his final game – in the 17th and 89th minutes respectively – thereby breaking the club record for the number of goals scored by a PSG player in a single season. His final goal tally of the season now stands on 38, surpassing Carlos Bianchi’s club scoring record of 37 goals, which was set in the 1977-78 season.
Ibrahimovic is now set to move on from Paris, with numerous reports suggesting the star forward may reunite with the ‘Special One’ Jose Mourinho as soon as the Portuguese tactician takes over as the next Manchester United boss this summer. However, if contradictory reports by Sky Italia are to be believed, the striker has a staggering 90% chance of joining MLS giants LA Galaxy.