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Ex-Liverpool forward: I am not impressed with Zlatan's actions

Former Liverpool striker not impressed with Zlatan, even if everybody else is.

The world appears to love Zlatan, and he knows it - routinely posting self-glorifying messages on his Twitter account and acting with an air of arrogance on the pitch.

Many of the best players have exuded the same self-confidence through their careers, it's part of what makes them great, even if it occasionally rubs their fellow professionals up the wrong way.

One player to feel this way is Djibril Cisse, formerly of Liverpool, Sunderland and QPR, who currently plays for Ligue 1 side Bastia.

Cisse came up against Zlatan at the weekend, ending up on the losing side as PSG defeated Bastia 3-0.

He had some choice words in a post-match interview for the Ballon d'Or contender, indicating he was not happy.

"I'm not a fan of Ibrahimovic. His humility is lacking.

"This is not because he is a player who is above the lot, he shows people and disrespects players who may not have his talent. He said two or three things on the ground that bother me.

"That is why I blame him. He surely does not care because I'm nobody to him and he will not read my mind, but it's not cool."

Cisse went onto speak of his frustration at playing PSG, stating that their collective force is so great, he and his teammates felt a 'little helpless' during the loss.

Zlatan is one of those rare players who plays so effortlessly, that his games really are 'performances.'

He may rub a few of his contemporaries up the wrong way in the process, but even Cisse concedes the Swede is on a different level.

image: © christophe pelletier

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