Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who joined Hammarby, has become co-owner of the Swedish Club. The Swedish footballer joined the club after saying goodbye to his former club LA Galaxy. Zlatan, the most successful footballer to play for Sweden so far, left his former club LA Galaxy a couple of weeks ago. While football fans of the European footballer expected him to sign a contract with big clubs, he gave a surprise by joining Hammarby. Now, he has also become the co-owner of Sweden's Club. He has bought 50 per cent of Anschutz Entertainment Group's share in the Stockholm-based club.
This gives Zlatan 22.5 per cent share in the Hammarby. AEG is the other prominent partner in the club. Earlier, he had posted a video on social media informing his fans about his decision to quit LA Galaxy. On Instagram, he shared a video and wrote, "I came, I saw, I conquered. Thank you @lagalaxy for making me feel alive again. To the Galaxy fans - you wanted Zlatan, I gave you Zlatan. You are welcome. The story continues...Now go back to watch baseball". Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Join Swedish Club Hammarby, Appears to Make an Announcement on Social Media (Watch Video).
Hammarby had earlier said that they are happy over the inclusion of Zlatan Ibrahimovic in their team. Club’s President Dan Beckerman also called him one of the world’s most respected and experienced players. After Zlatan became a co-owner, Hammarby called the Swedish star one of the most knowledgeable and iconic players. Zlatan Ibrahimović Transfer News Latest Update: Manchester United In Talks With Swedish Striker For Return in January Transfer Window.
Hammarby Fotboll club is also popular as Hammarby IF or Hammarby. It was founded 122 years ago in March 7, 1897. The club is based at Tele2 Arena in Johanneshov, a district in Stockholm, in Sweden.