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Soccer-'You are not Zlatan, don't challenge the virus,' Ibrahimovic tells public

AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, recently recovered from a COVID-19 infection, has joined an information campaign, telling the public in his irreverent style to respect social distancing and wear a mask. "But you are not Zlatan, don’t challenge the virus. "Use your head, respect the rules: distance and mask, always.

Reuters | Milan | Updated: 30-10-2020 02:30 IST | Created: 30-10-2020 01:08 IST
Soccer-'You are not Zlatan, don't challenge the virus,' Ibrahimovic tells public
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AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic recently recovered from a COVID-19 infection, has joined an information campaign, telling the public in his irreverent style to respect social distancing and wear a mask. "The virus challenged me and I won," he said. "But you are not Zlatan, don't challenge the virus.

"Use your head, respect the rules: distance and mask, always. We'll win!" The video was posted on the website and social media accounts of the Lombardy region which has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Despite missing two games after testing positive, the 39-year-old Swede is Serie A's leading scorer with six goals.


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