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VIDEO: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice, the second with beautiful build-up, in 2-0 PSG win

France Soccer League One

Paris Saint Germain’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring during his French League one soccer match against Saint Etienne, at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, Sunday, March 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)


Even Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s nifty foot tricks don’t go as planned, he can bag a goal. And when they do, wow.

Examine both of his tallies today in Paris Saint-Germain’s 2-0 win over AS Saint Etienne.

First, an attempted flick and an attempted nutmeg both don’t work, but the ball still ends up in a spot where Zlatan can leap to strike one into the goal.

Twenty-six minutes later, Ibra is back in the business of build-up. This one’s a beaut, as he navigates his way through several defenders before a quick little pass pushes the attack wide. When the ball comes back inside, he knows just what to do with it:

He’s good at soccer.

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