“Long time no see.” With that message, Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent a photo of himself in the jersey of the Swedish national team into the world last Monday. A hint from the 39-year-old striker to a possible comeback for his country. But Swedish national coach Janne Andersson completely closes that door.
Janne Andersson announced his selection for the international matches in the Nations League next week and there is no room for Ibrahimovic, nevertheless excellent at AC Milan. And as for the Swedish national coach, the career of the 39-year-old attacker is a closed chapter for his country. “Some people have said there is a plan behind that photo,” Andersson told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet. ‘But I don’t understand what it means. I don’t want to put too much energy into it. It has been four and a half years since he said he had ended his career with the national team. We talked about it after the European Championship. I have the utmost respect for him, as do many other players who have made the same decision. So the question is closed for me. ”