November 15th, 2012
02:58 PM ET

Will the real Zlatan Ibrahimovic please stand up?

Underachiever or genius? What do you make of the mercurial Zlatan Ibrahimovic? (Getty Images)
Underachiever or genius? What do you make of the mercurial Zlatan Ibrahimovic? (Getty Images)

Wow. WOW. Wow.

That word was on repeat in my head as I watched Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s spectacular bicycle kick sail past Joe Hart on Wednesday.

That goal against England in Stockholm epitomized everything the Swedish striker stands for. It was audacious, outrageous and even a bit cheeky to boot.

I won’t enter into debate on whether it was the best goal of all time, because I definitely don’t think it was, what I will discuss is Zlatan’s standing in the game and his legacy. FULL POST

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