"I am happy for Toronto because they will be remembered as my 500th victim", said Ibrahimovic. Since then, the former Swedish global has scored 17 goals for the MLS side in 22 appearances.
But his 500th career goal in the USA left fans incredulous as to how he pulled it off, completing a roundhouse kick to convert an assist from Jonathan dos Santsos to pull one back for the California team after they went 3-0 down.
Unfortunately for Zlatan and the Galaxy, a Jonathan Osorio goal in the 75th minute and another from Jay Chapman gave Toronto FC the win meaning the Galaxy slip further away from the playoffs. It reminds me of a goal I did in Ajax.
Toronto scored the first three goals inside 36 minutes, before Zlatan's cracker inspired a Galaxy comeback.
But more importantly the exquisite strike put his name in the history books as only the third active player to score 500 career goals - after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
"It is an incredible achievement", said Galaxy coach Dominic Kinnear of Ibrahimovic's goal. "It came from a cross and I turned around and I hit it". "The guy is a great goal scorer and it is a memorable one for him for many reasons".