Galaxy's Ibrahimovic scores 500th career goal

Fomer Sweden International Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a stunning goal in the MLS on Sunday

Fomer Sweden International Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a stunning goal in the MLS on Sunday

During his glitering career, Ibrahimovic has also won 33 trophies, though adding to that tally with the Galaxy this season could prove tough as the club now sits eighth in the Western Conference and out of the MLS playoff places. However, it wasn't to be for the Californian side, who shipped two more goals in the final 15 minutes to lose the game 5-3.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic simply doesn't score ordinary goals, but even by his standards, his 500th career goal was special.

The former Manchester United striker became the third current active player, only after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, to score 500 career goals.

The stunning goal took Ibrahimovic's tally to 17 for the season, 11 adrift of MLS leader Josef Martinez.

With his LA Galaxy side trailing 3-0 in the first half against Toronto, Ibrahimovic directed the ball in off the post with a incredible, roundhouse spinning kick from a Jonathan dos Santos long ball just before half time.

"I was close to the goal", he said. "It came from a cross and I turned around and I hit it".

It is a goal glut that started at Malmo and has continued with Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, PSG and Manchester United.

The 36-year-old Swede joined Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as the only active players with 500 goals for club and global play, cutting the Galaxy's lead to 3-1 in the 43rd minute.

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