Ibrahimovic makes surprise appearance in WFC opener
July 19, 2009
By Doug McIntyre
When Jose Mourinho announced his starting lineup before Inter Milan's 5-4 penalty kick loss to Club America in Palo Alto, Calif. on Sunday afternoon in the World Football Challenge opener, the absence of Inter's Zlatan Ibrahimovic was notable. It seemed to confirm that the widely reported swap involving the mercurial Swedish forward and unsettled Barcelona star Samuel Eto'o was indeed a done deal.
Turns out, it only reveals how little the result mattered to the charismatic coach. Read more