Zlatan Ibrahimovic Bags Record-Breaking 50th International Goal Courtesy Of Typically Snazzy Backheel (Video)

Alan Duffy

4th, September 2014


By Alan Duffy


The great Zlatan finally secured the all-time goal-scoring record for Sweden on Thursday night, bagging a brace in a friendly against Estonia.

There were question marks over whether his first of the night (his 49th for Sweden) actually crossed the line at all but his second was, unsurprisingly, a snazzy effort with the big man back-heeling the back into the Estonian net.

Ibrahimovic’s haul of 50 goals takes him past Sven Rydell who netted his 49 goals in the 1920s and 1930s.

Here’s that record-breaking goal…

Here’s the first one too…

(Videos: 101gg)