Manchester United continued their sublime run of form in the Premier League with an impressive 3-1 win against Sunderland at Old Trafford.
Summer signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic was once again amongst the pick of things as he scored a brilliant one-on-one goal to double the advantage for the Red Devils.
This was Ibrahimovic’s 12th league goal this term and his 50th in the calendar year of 2016. Age is indeed just a number for this Swedish phenomenon, who is continuing to score goals at 35 years of age.
United fans took to Twitter to laud the Swede:
Zlatan Ibrahimović has now scored 11 goals in his last 10 games across all competitions for Man Utd.
Simply brilliant form. pic.twitter.com/iE3EGXszf7
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) December 26, 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s goal against Sunderland is his 50th in club football of 2016 pic.twitter.com/QSyZlkPWbr
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) December 26, 2016
3 – All three of Paul Pogba’s Premier League assists have resulted in Zlatan Ibrahimovic goals. Link.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 26, 2016
And some people said we’d be better off with Van Gaal. Hahahahaha.
— Jordan (@FourFourJordan) December 26, 2016
Paul Pogba who continued to assist Ibrahimovic, was also given his due credit for the goal.
— Full Time Reds (@FULLTIMEREDS) December 26, 2016
— Denz Zadeh (@DenzOfficialSE) December 26, 2016
A goal assisted by Zlatan deserves to be scored like Zlatan
— Zainal Amshah (@zainalamshah) December 26, 2016
United fans spoke about the player’s age being irrelevant as Zlatan kept banging in goals as if he was in the prime of his career.
50 goals for club and country in 2016 for a 34/35 year old Zlatan. Man is a phenomenon. Legend of the game.
— BM (@IconicUnited) December 26, 2016
Zlatan would score at his own funeral
— … (@Simon_mufc_) December 26, 2016
‘Zlatan is finished’
‘The premier league is too big for Zlatan’
‘Zlatan can’t take the premier league pressure’
— Sattissh◢◤ (@HerSakai) December 26, 2016
Don’t remember a striker in premier league history banging them in at 35 years old like Zlatan is now. Fair play he’s answered everyone.
— The True Geordie (@TrueGeordieNUFC) December 26, 2016
Pogba has been brilliant again today. Zlatan doubles our lead.
— Tobi SDMN (@Tobjizzle) December 26, 2016
Zlatan is ruling OT again 👏👏👏
— SCHOLES (@iamscholes) December 26, 2016
*Zlatan scores goal*
Stat padder, old fraud, he’s finished.
*Hazard scores a penalty*
Best in the league. World Class.
— JA (@Yanitedology) December 26, 2016