Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the outspoken Swedish football star who currently plays in Serie A for AC Milan, criticized LeBron James on Thursday for his political character.
He was asked about basketball and the Los Angeles Lakers star in a UEFA interview for Discovery + in Sweden and said he doesn’t like superstar athletes like James getting into politics.
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“[LeBron] is phenomenal at what he does, but I don’t like when people have status they’re going to be in politics at the same time, ”he said. “Do what you’re good at. Make the category you do. I play soccer because I am the best in soccer. I don’t play politics. If I were a political politician, I would be in politics. This is the first mistake people make when they get famous and gain a certain status. Stay out of it. Just do what you do best because …
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