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Asked how he felt about his time in MLS, he told ESPN's Gab & Juls Show: "I'm very happy. I'm very thankful for MLS because they gave me the chance to feel alive.
"But the problem was I was still too alive. So I was too good for the whole competition. That is what I showed. And I'm the best ever to play in MLS and that is not me having ego or trying to show off now. That is true.
"And when I was there, I enjoyed [it]. I had a good time. And I like the way they were working, the way they were doing the marketing stuff.
"And I think [playing in MLS] was the best way for me to come back after my injury. I was in the best condition ever. And I'm very proud I played for the MLS, because they were saying to me the stadiums are pretty empty when you play in that.
"There was no empty stadiums when I was playing. It was even overbooked, so I cannot complain, and I'm very happy I was there."
Ibrahimovic, 40, is at Serie A side AC Milan, which he joined from the Galaxy in 2020. But he did not rule out a return to MLS in the future -- and even hinted he could follow in Inter Miami owner David Beckham's path and create his own franchise.
"You never know -- maybe one day I'll come back," Ibrahimovic said. "So to show them how, to give them a reminder what real football is.
"So it's for two years. They get to see what real football is and I think they will never see something like that before. Maybe I come back and have my own club -- you'll never know."
The full interview with Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be available as a podcast on Tuesday.