Brace against LAFC inside a quarter of an hour? Check.
Blow kisses to the 3252? Check.
Sure, the big Swede fatigued heavily as the match wore on and admittedly petered out, but those opening 15 minutes? Pure magic from the LA Galaxy striker.
With five goals in 180 minutes vs. their in-city rivals, it seems Zlatan Ibrahimovic has an extra gear he saves specifically for the big occasion. For bagging a brace vs. one of the top defenses in the league, Ibra has been named to the Team of the Week presented by Audi for the second week running.
Team of the Week: Kacper Przybylko (PHI), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (LA), Carlos Vela (LAFC), Latif Blessing (LAFC), Maxi Moralez (NYC), Jesus Ferreira (DAL), Ezequiel Barco (ATL), Justin Morrow(TOR), Alexander Callens (NYC), Miles Robinson (ATL), Maxime Crepeau (VAN)
Coach: Dome Torrent (NYC)