Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits to Romelu Lukaku’s mockery of his mother’s “voodoo ritual” in the San Siro accident… He says that he then got so miserable that he asked his religious friends to pray for him!
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku had a furious match in January
- Lukaku was angry over a remark made by Ibrahimvuik about his mother
- Ibrahimovic has now admitted to making comments about his ‘mother’s rituals’
The two teams met in the Italian Cup and immediately faced off in the first match of the quarter-finals. They collected their heads and engaged, with Lukaku later chasing Ibrahimovic down the tunnel claiming that the Swede had made a remark about his mother.
Ibrahimovic, who was sent off in the match, later denied making any racist remarks towards Lukaku.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku had a furious match on the pitch in January
Ibrahimovic admitted to making remarks to Lukaku about his ‘mother’s rituals’ at the bust
Now, according to Football Italia, Ibrahimovic has explained exactly how things got so bad.
first argue with [Alessio] Romagnoli then with [Alexis] Ibrahimovic said. I stepped in to defend my teammates and Lukaku attacked me on a personal level. I was shocked. We were even teammates at Manchester United.
“Lukaku has a great ego, he thinks he’s a hero and he’s really strong. But I grew up in the Malmö ghetto, and when someone comes under me with their head down, I put him down.
And as Ibrahimovic admits, he sarcastically targeted him about his mother’s alleged “voodoo ritual” on the field.
”So I hit him in his sweet spot: his mother’s ritual. “He lost control,” Ibrahimovic said.
“Although I have a terrible suspicion… we lost that derby. I was sent away. Then I got hurt. A lot of bad things happened. You will see that the Lukaku ritual really absorbed me?”
I asked my faithful friends to pray for me. I have to settle the bill with him too. I hope to meet him soon. in the street? No, these are matters that have to be resolved on the field. I don’t hate anyone, let alone Lukaku.
Ibrahimovic said he was hampered by bad luck after he quarreled with Lukaku
Ibrahimovic was heard on camera telling Lukaku to go do your voodoo, which seemed to refer to a story once told by Everton contributor Farhad Moshiri.
He claimed that Lukaku refused a new contract with the club due to a sorcery letter he received after speaking to his mother telling him to go to Chelsea.
Lukaku has always denied the story. A representative told BBC Sport in response to Moshiri’s allegations: “Romelo’s decision has nothing to do with witchcraft.
“He is disassociating himself from these beliefs and this statement and will now see what judicial steps can be taken in relation to them.”