It was at the beginning of the 2016-17 season, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic about to join Manchester United that questions about his age began to surface. Then 34, many thought that his best years were past him and that he just couldn’t cut it at the top level anymore. Already a legend of the game, many thought the move could tarnish his reputation.
“Age is just a number,” he had remarked. “I’m not worried at all.”Follow paulmbanks