Old-fashioned No. 9's are back in fashion in Italy

Soccer Jan 9, 2020

Old-fashioned No. 9's are back in fashion in Italy

Forget the false nine. Traditional No. 9's are back in vogue in Serie A. From Romelu Lukaku to Ciro Immobile and Andrea Belotti — and even the new-look Cristiano Ronaldo — old-fashioned center forwards are grabbing the spotlight as the Italian League approaches its midway ...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic embraces 'top-level challenge' at AC Milan

Soccer Jan 3, 2020

Zlatan Ibrahimovic embraces 'top-level challenge' at AC Milan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is giving himself six months to see if he can still play elite-level soccer with one of Europe's storied clubs. The 38-year-old striker was presented by AC Milan on Friday after signing a deal until the end of the season with an option ...

Late Ibrahimovic penalty rescues point for United

Soccer Apr 5, 2017

Late Ibrahimovic penalty rescues point for United

Manchester United's struggle to achieve a top-four finish continued on Tuesday as Zlatan Ibrahimovic came to the rescue with an added-time penalty to salvage a 1-1 draw against Everton in their Premier League clash at Old Trafford. Manager Jose Mourinho had to preside over another ...

Ibrahimovic nets hat trick as Man United rolls

Soccer Feb 17, 2017

Ibrahimovic nets hat trick as Man United rolls

The goals continued to flow for Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AS Roma's Edin Dzeko as they bagged hat-tricks to help their teams take commanding leads in the first legs of their Europa League last 32 ties on Thursday. United swept aside St. Etienne 3-0 ...