Zlatan Ibrahimovic When Manchester United striker refused to hand Man of the Match award to Pogba

Ibrahimovic and Pogba were very instrumental in the win on Wednesday, December 14 with both on the score and assist sheet.

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Ibrahimovic and Pogba were very instrumental in the win on Wednesday, December 14 with both on the score and assist sheet.

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After inspiring Manchester United to a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace, Zlatan Ibrahimovic refused to hand over the Man of the Match award to his teammate Paul Pogba.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba play Zlatan Ibrahimovic refuses to give Paul Pogba the Man of the Match award (BT Sport)

 

Ibrahimovic and Pogba were very instrumental in the win on Wednesday, December 14 with both of them on the score and assist sheet.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford play Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring Manchester United winning goal against Crystal Palace (AFP/Getty Images)

 

Ibrahimovic assisted Pogba for the opening goal before the midfielder returned the favour for United’s winning goal.

At full-time, the veteran striker, however, refused to hand over the Man of the Match award to his teammate insisting on keeping it for himself.

No. I'll keep it for me,” the Swede said when he was asked to present the award to his teammate.

Ibrahimovic was, however, joking as he eventually handed the award to Pogba.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba play Zlatan Ibrahimovic eventually gave Pogba the Man of the Match award (BTSport)

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United got into the lead through Pogba who was first to a loosed ball from a Zlatan’s header.

Palace equalised but the United pair combined again to get the winner.

Paul Pogba play Paul Pogba scored and had an assist in the 2-1 win over Palace (BPI / Ben Queenborough)

 

Pogba found Zlatan in the box before the striker turned to shoot past Palace goalkeeper.

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