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Sweden fail to tempt Ibrahimovic into comeback for the World Cup

May 25 2018, 02:56 | Van Peters

Jonathon Nackstrand AFP

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not feature in 2018 football World Cup Swedish federation confirms

However, after the national team achieved a place at Russian Federation 2018, the striker has hinted many times that he might return to play at the World Cup. He said he has not changed his decision regarding playing in the national team.

The Swedes in the play-offs for the world Cup sensationally beat the Italian national team. He had announced his retirement from the national team after Sweden's exit from the Euro 2016 in France.

"Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not a candidate for the World Cup squad", Richt added.

And despite a knee injury plaguing his final season at Manchester United, he showed he still had form by netting a brilliant strike in his LA Galaxy debut last month after joining the Major League Soccer side in March.

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"I spoke to Zlatan on Tuesday". "He was not going to be in the team after the European Championship, and I respected him. If I say more, people will hang me so I have to be careful what I say now".

Andersson hasn't spoken to Ibrahimovic recently but insinuated having Ibrahimovic back on the team would have caused issues. Is now the star striker is the club MLS "Los Angeles galaxy".

Los Angeles Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not available for selection for Sweden's World Cup campaign, the nation's FA chief Lars Richt clarifies.

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