“I’m The Greatest, You Know That”- Usain Bolt Has A Special Wish For Zlatan Ibrahimovic On His Birthday

Published 10/03/2021, 1:37 PM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 15: Usain Bolt is seen pitchside at half time during the International Friendly match between England and United States at Wembley Stadium on November 15, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)


Usain Bolt, the GOAT of sprinting, is also an avid football fan. On the occasion of Swedish professional footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s birthday, Bolt had a special wish.

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The world-record holder in the 100 and 200m races, Bolt is a die-heart fan of Manchester United. Zlatan represented the club of Bolt’s heart from 2016 to 2018. He also won the Community Shield, League Cup, and Europa League in his time with the Red Devils.

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How did Usain Bolt wish Zlatan Ibrahimovic?

Even though the Jamaican is not a competitive athlete anymore, he’s pretty active on social media. He’s also the eighth highest paid Olympian of all time, with a net worth of US$90 million.

 

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In a recent Instagram post by AC Milan, Bolt had a special message he wanted to convey to the forward of the club, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He said, “Zlatan, I hear you don’t compare yourself to humans, I guess you’ve met your match. I heard it’s your birthday. Happy birthday. I’m the greatest, know that.

As Zlatan considers himself to be the “greatest”, Bolt took a dig at him by saying that he’s met his match.

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Zlatan turns 40 today

The AC Milan forward, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has entered his 40s. The Swede has had a storied career at some of the biggest clubs in the world, from AC Milan to Barcelona, PSG to Juventus, Inter Milan to Ajax, and the one that would sting Bolt a little, Manchester United.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring his second and Manchester United’s third.
Photograph: Tom Jenkins

Zlatan and Bolt are surely two of the most iconic figures in their respective sports and both have big personalities and unbelievable talent to back it up.

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Divya Chaturvedi

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Divya Chaturvedi is an Olympic Athletics author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing her Under Graduate degree in Psychology from the University of Delhi. She's also an internationally recognized athlete, specializing in Shot Put and Discus, representing India at the International Children's Games held in Australia has been one of the biggest feats in her endeavor so far. Having participated in The Road to Wimbledon and representing the state several times, she bagged a number of titles for the same.

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