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‘You are not Zlatan, don’t challenge the virus,’ Ibrahimovic tells public

/ 02:26 PM October 30, 2020
Zlatan Ibrahimovic

AC Milan’s Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (R) reacts during the UEFA Europa League Group H football match between AC Milan and Sparta Praha at The San Siro Stadium in Milan on October 29, 2020. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP)

MILAN—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.

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“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.

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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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