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Gianluca Zambrotta, head coach of the Delhi Dynamos has told the world that he will convince theA great Zlatan Ibrahimovic to play in the ISL before he retires.

The claim while not as shocking as the one Manchester United made, before bringing the Swedish legend to Old Trafford, is certainly a very interesting one. Zambrotta who hasAplayed with the Swede and against the Swede, may be the perfect lure to catch the great Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The 2006 world cup winner may certainly be the best person to convince and bring IbrahimovicAhere and given the way United are playing,Athere might be a chance. But the question is will Zlatan even consider it??

Gianluca thinks he might and even said so in an interview, a?Given his fan following in India, I think Zlatan would want to come and end his career here.a Which is very true as the Swedish internationalAdefinitely has a lot of people from India following him on social media, likingmemes about him and of course rewatching his craziest goals!! Which other player on this planet has ever scored a 30 yard bicycle kick as Joe Hart and the English back four watched in awe??

Still scoring spectaculars at 35!!
Still scoring spectaculars at 35!!

Given that his contract with the Red Devils end at the end of the 2016/2017 season, it means that the 35 year old could actually be offered a contract by the Delhi Dynamos!! However, consideringAthat Zlatan has played in nearly every big league in the world, (except the Bundesliga) it will be tough to convince him to join a league which is still growing. But Gianluca comes to the rescue again saying, a?India will soon be a big destination for international football.a

a?Given the level of competitiveness in the Indian Super League and the quality of Indian players, I am sure it will be among the top five football leagues in the world in the next decadea said the 3 time Serie A winner. Bringing Ibra to India will definitely be the tipping point and thus will hopefully lead to many other players of his caliber becoming a part of the ISL in the near future.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Gianluca Zambrotta
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Gianluca Zambrotta back in the day

But Zambrotta wasnat finished there and added that it was a certain Italian player who convinced him to take the job here in the ISL. Who was the player?? Why it was Alessandro Del Piero, the former Dynamos striker, who convinced Gianluca to join the Delhi side.

a?Del Piero told me good things about the club and their sincerity towards football, which convinced me that it is the perfect opportunity for mea And since his arrival, Delhi have managed a decent run in their first two games, winning against Chennaiyin FC and settling for a drawA against Kerala Blasters. Coming back to Ibra, it seems that Gianluca has a favour to repay, something he can do by bringing the great Zlatan Ibrahimovic and his 30 yard bicycle kick to India!!

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