Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores 500th career goal

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the 500th goal of his illustrious career, but Jonathan Osorio netted the victor to lift Toronto FC to a wild 4-3 win over the LA Galaxy Saturday night at BMO Field.

Ibrahomivic scored in the 43rd minute on an audacious one-touch volley, finishing a long, aerial through ball from Jonathan Dos Santos.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been a source of some truly spectacular goals while playing in Europe.

At global level for Sweden, he made 114 senior appearance and scored 62 goals.

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The 36-year-old Ibrahimovic as always had a flair for the dramatic and he did just that Saturday in becoming the third active footballer to reach the milestone, joining Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. He has now scored 19 goals in 21 career MLS games. "It reminds me of a goal I did in Ajax", he said. However, it wasn't to be for the Californian side, who shipped two more goals in the final 15 minutes to lose the game 5-3.

Some 438 of Ibrahimovic's goals have come in club competition from spells in Holland, Italy, Spain, France, England and now in the United States where he has scored 17 times in 18 league appearances.

It is a goal glut that started at Malmo and has continued with Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, PSG and Manchester United.

"I am happy for Toronto because they will be remembered as my 500th victim".

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