Can we even act surprised anymore?
Zlatan just keeps doing what Zlatan does, his latest act of magic coming on this ludicrous, kung-fu style, backheel golazo while being blanketed by two defenders. It’s like Ibrahimovic doesn’t even register that he’s not supposed to score goals in such positions. I know it’s an overused phrase but… he just… he just scores when he wants.
It was Zlatan’s first of two goals on the day, but at halftime coach Laurent Blanc decided to rest his star against an overwhelmed Bastia side. Not like the opposition could breathe any easier, though. PSG, you may recall, also employ Edinson Cavani.
With Zlatan letting his hair down on the bench, his equally shaggy and prolific Uruguayan counterpart took over the goalscoring duties, bagging a brace of his own in the second half for a 4-0 win. For his first goal, Cavani attempted to out-Zlatan the great Zlatan with this brilliant solo effort:
Long hair, don’t care.