The legend of Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to grow. On the one-year anniversary of his legendary Major League Soccer debut, Ibra scored another beautiful goal, and once again it was a game-winner.
Already having drawn a first half penalty to give LA the early advantage, the big Swede would once again be tasked with converting from 12-yards out.
We don’t know if Ibra saw Alejandro Pozuelo’s panenka and decided he’d try to copy the Toronto FC Designated Player’s heroics, but Zlatan stepped up and delivered a delicate chip over the beleaguered hands of goalkeeper Jeff Antinella, who managed to swivel his body in the other direction but was unable to extend long enough to get a hand on the ball as it crossed the goal line.
Zlatan's Panenka penalty was pic.twitter.com/BGDm03nAMz— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) April 1, 2019
Just to let everyone in attendance know his Achilles was healed, Zlatan celebrated with his teammates before executing a defiant leap in front of the bench, fist-pump and all.