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Ibrahimovic threatened to hurt fellow MLS star

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s latest MLS winning goal was marred by his confrontation with ex-Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha.

Things went out of control when the LA Galaxy striker Ibrahimovic appeared to square up to Nedum after catching him with the arm.

Zlatan was eventually booked for the offence, however, that didn’t end there as he grabbed the winning goal and then went straight to Onuoha.

CARSON, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 28: Zlatan Ibrahimovic #9 of Los Angeles Galaxy yells at Nedum Onuoha #14 of Real Salt Lake following Ibrahimovic’s goal during the second half of a game at Dignity Health Sports Park on April 28, 2019, in Carson, California. (Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images)

The former AC Milan forward’s visit to the opposition’s dressing room after the match was not well received, either.

“He came in to apologise after the game, because from 60 minutes in, he’s saying he’s going to do me, he’s going to hurt me for that game,” Onuoha said after the match via Sky.

“This is a guy who is the face of MLS, as he calls himself, and he plays that way on the field.

“If someone comes in and says that to me, I’m not going to accept his apology. It’s unacceptable.”

When asked about the incident, Ibrahimovic was not remorseful, saying “what happens on the field stays on the field”.

“I like to feel alive,” he added. “I like when it becomes duels and that because sometimes, not that I fall asleep, but I don’t feel alive if they don’t activate me.