Zlatan Ibrahimovic Always Knew He'd Make It In English Football... So Shame On You

"I came to win, and I am winning."

With 26 goals so far in his first season at Manchester United, it turns out that Zlatan Ibrahimovic can actually do it on a wet and windy night in England - not that he had any doubts, of course.

Yesterday saw the big Swede turn in another imperious display, playing the catalyst role as his 87th minute header broke the deadlock against Southampton at Wembley; breaking Saints hearts (unlucky) while earning him his 32nd career trophy, which isn't too bad a haul, really.

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With the confetti falling and United fans reveling in their newly-crowned status as the most trophy-laden club in English football history (sorry Liverpool fans), Zlatan took some time out to reflect on his remarkable first season and those who doubted his ability, saying: "This is what I came for. I came to win and I am winning. I just have to keep going, but the more I win the more satisfied I get.

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"You appreciate it more the older you get. In the beginning it is more like fun, you don't realise what a trophy means.

"The older I get, the more mature I get, the more I am surrounded by a winning mentality. It is all about winning those trophies. This is what I am doing. Wherever I have gone I have won.

"This is what I predicted. Everything I thought would happen has. I think the other ones didn't see it. When I came here to show them what I saw apparently to many I could not do it."

Whisper it now, but he actually seems like a pretty likable guy with a champion's mentality, doesn't he?