Players to Watch at the 2016 Men’s Olympic Football Tournament.


I personally love this next player. I am really hopping to see him out on the pitch and it looks like it may happen even though he is over 23 years old.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Born: October 3, 1981 (age 34), Malmö, Sweden
Height: 6′ 5″
Weight: 209 lbs
Salary: 15 million EUR (2014)
Current teams: Paris Saint-Germain F.C. (#10 / Forward), Swedish national football team (#10 / Forward)



I think Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a player to watch on and off the pitch. Fortunately for us, Ibrahimovic told reporters for rio2016.com “I have never played at the Olympic Games so, yes … it would be awesome to be in Rio de Janeiro in 2016,” he continued to say, “I’m totally available but first of all I need to get the invitation, they might not think I’m good enough.” This gets my hopes up quite a bit because in another article by rio2016.com the team coach for Sweden’s soccer team said that “If he is available, I want him to play for us.”

With 25 individual awards and standing at six foot five inches tall Ibrahimovic is not a man many U23 players would like to face off with.

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