Watch: FIFA 17 YouTuber blows minds with sensational position change for Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Danny Ryan

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is an absolute monster on FIFA 17, with the 90-rated striker destroying many defences, particularly off of the service of the over-powered Anthony Martial.

The 35-year-old is one of the finest strikers in world football, but apparently, in the virtual world, he isn't too bad in goal either.

Yes, you read that correctly, the Swede is pretty handy between the sticks. YouTuber Hitman89 placed the giant forward in goal and despite his terrible ratings in the position, he was pretty exceptional. The video of Ibrahimovic's goalkeeping antics can be seen below:


Unbelievably, the United strikers only possesses a 12 rating for goalkeeper reflexes and a measly 13 for diving. Judging from the video, Ibrahimovic could give Manuel Neuer a run for his money.

Of course, the Swedish legend would be a resounding failure in goal in real life, of that I am sure, although, it would be a scenario we'd all like to see. 

There have been some truly memorable moments with outfield players being forced to go in goal and none were more famous than Phil Jagielka against Arsenal.

Manchester United v Southampton - EFL Cup Final
Manchester United v Southampton - EFL Cup Final

Back when the Englishman was playing for Sheffield United, Paddy Kenny pulled up with an injury early in the second half and with no substitute keeper, Neil Warnock threw Jagielka in at the deep end - he managed to keep a clean sheet.

Sadly, this is not likely to happen with Ibrahimovic anytime soon because Jose Mourinho is usually fairly wise and has an extra keeper in reserve.

Still, if you are in the virtual world and looking for the hipsters choice in goal, Zlatan maybe your man.

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