It’s safe to say you’d probably best not touch Zlatan.
Marking Zlatan Ibrahimovic is never an easy thing to do at the best of times, but pushing him will often make it even harder.
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During Monday night’s World Cup qualifier against Austria, the Swede demonstrated perfectly how best not to deal with him in your penalty area.
Instead of zonal marking, Austria’s No.9 Rubin Okotie decided to get physical with Ibra – pushing him out if the way just before the delivery. It was a wrong move.
Zlatan’s reaction proved to be brilliant, as seen in the video below.