Zlatan Ibrahimovic was honoured with a statue in his hometown of Malmo in Sweden.
The LA Galaxy striker unveiled the statue out the Swedbank Stadion Tuesday, in which he started his professional career.
The statue stands at almost 3 metres tall and portrays a target being celebrated by Ibrahimovic without his shirt.
Youve got players who win prizes. You have. Then you have players that get both decorations and statues, explained Ibrahimovic, a child of Balkan immigrants into Sweden.
[Its] a symbol for those who dont feel welcome, do not fit in or believe that they dont look like everybody else.
If I could, they could. Im not special at all, even though Im very good in what I do.
Before retiring from international football in 2016, ibrahimovic scored 62 goals.
The 38-year-old is broadly regarded as the greatest player ever, with enjoyed charms such as Juventus, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United.
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