Zlatan Ibrahimovic's first-ever strike for the LA Galaxy won him Major League Soccer's Goal of the Year on Tuesday.
Ibrahimovic, 37, scored twice in his debut for the Galaxy helping the club rally to beat local rivals LAFC 4-3 on March 31, the first coming from a swerving 40-yard volley that beat Tyler Miller to level the score.
The former Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain star then headed home the winner to cap a spectacular substitute appearance in front of the home crowd at StubHub Center.
Major League Soccer announced on Monday that LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won the league's Newcomer of the Year award for 2018.
The award recognizes the season's most impactful new player who has prior professional experience.
Ibrahimovic made his Galaxy debut on March 31, scoring twice in a come-from-behind 4-3 win over LAFC in the first ever meeting of the Los Angeles clubs. Even after such a strong first impression, the former Sweden international would only get better.
The LA Galaxy are in talks with Dennis te Kloese over becoming the head of the team's of soccer operations, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.
MLSSoccer.com was the first to report the Galaxy's interest in te Kloese.
A Galaxy spokesperson declined to comment beyond a statement that read, "The LA Galaxy have spoken with a number of candidates both foreign and domestic for the job openings here in Los Angeles."
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