Follow RT for news and updates from the FIFA World Cup 2018 held in Russia, including information on teams and players. One of the world’s best players not playing in the World Cup is Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for the LA Galaxy and, formerly, the Swedish national team. Find the news on Ibrahimovic’s early and senior career. Before becoming a member of the LA Galaxy, Zlatan Ibrahimovic played in several football clubs such as Juventus, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United amongst others. Get the news and updates on the activities and achievements of Ibrahimovic, who took part in a number of international tournaments – representing Sweden in at the FIFA World Cup 2002 in Japan and South Korea, the FIFA World Cup 2006 in Germany, and the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 UEFA European Championships. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is Sweden’s all-time leading goalscorer with 62 goals, and regarded by many as one of its best-ever players. The Guardian once ranked Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the third-best player in the world, following Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.