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Zlatan Ibrahimovic | Big Champions League nights

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a fantastic footballer - one of the world’s best. But throughout his career he has failed to shine in the Champions League knockout rounds, which is why he can’t be mentioned in the same breath as Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Sweden international has the ability to shine in the big matches, as he has proven with his national team and many of his clubs sides, but the Champions League knockout stages is the 32-year-old’s Kryptonite.

In order to be remembered as one of the greatest players of his generation, Ibrahimovic must end his career with at least one Champions League winners’ medal. But until he conquers his fear of the knockout rounds, that simply isn’t going to happen.

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