Zlatan Ibrahimovic Rates Scorpion-Kick Goal Against Bastia Among His ‘Most Beautiful’ (Video)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic often scores great goals, but he rarely talks about them.

The Swedish soccer superstar broke with tradition Monday when he discussed the spectacular, back-heel goal he scored Saturday against Bastia. Paris Saint-Germin’s in-house television channel handed Ibrahimovic an iPad and asked him to talk about it.

The PSG striker had his back to goal when he used a technique, which was part scorpion-kick, part back-heel flick, to beat Bastia goalkeeper Mickael Landreau. The stunning strike thrilled PSG players, fans and neutrals, who are viewing it on the Internet in droves.

Ibrahimovic called it “perfect” and rated it among the best he’s ever scored. That is some compliment, considering he scored a similar goal for the French club a little over a year ago. He also scored that ridiclous, bicycle kick goal for Sweden against England last November.

Watch Ibrahimovic describe his latest back-heel goal in the video below.

See the goal from multiple angles below.

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