Ibrahimovic to make acting debut in new Asterix and Obelix film | Inquirer Sports

Ibrahimovic to make acting debut in new Asterix and Obelix film

/ 09:44 PM April 08, 2021

AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Europa League – Group H – AC Milan v Sparta Prague – San Siro, Milan, Italy – October 29, 2020 AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts after missing a penalty REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

He has already sampled the life of a singer at Italy’s Sanremo music festival, and AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will now turn his hand to acting after being cast in a new Asterix and Obelix film.

Reports that the Swede would take a role in ‘Asterix and Obelix: The Silk Road’ appeared to be confirmed when Ibrahimovic posted a picture saying ‘Antivirus’ on his Instagram page, the name of the character he will play.

The 39-year-old appeared at Italy’s Sanremo festival in March, where he sang a duet with Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic and said he would like to try acting.

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But the news that he would be cast in the Asterix film, directed by Guillaume Canet and scheduled for release in 2022, came as a surprise.

The striker is Milan’s top scorer with 17 goals in all competitions this season and he is yet to agree a new contract, with his current deal set to expire at the end of the campaign.

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