'The return of the God' - Zlatan Ibrahimovic makes comeback to Sweden squad

Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic will return to Sweden's squad after an almost five-year hiatus to play in World Cup qualifiers at the end of March, head coach Janne Andersson said on Tuesday.

The 39-year-old AC Milan striker retired from the Swedish squad after the 2016 European Championships. He was on Tuesday among the players selected for the qualifiers against Georgia and Kosovo as well as a friendly against Estonia.

Ibrahimovic reacted to the news by tweeting a short message to his more than 7.4 million followers from his official Twitter account.

"The return of the God," he said accompanied by a picture of himself in a Sweden kit.

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