How Many Yellow Cards Does Zlatan Have in His Career?
Zlatan Ibrahimović is one of the most iconic and prolific players in football history. He has played in some of the world’s biggest leagues and teams and won many awards and accolades over the years. But how many yellow cards has he accrued in his career?
The answer is 236. Zlatan has more than 200Yellow cards throughout his career, the majority of which were picked up in European leagues over a period of 20 years.
He earned his first yellow card in March 2001 when he was playing for Ajax in the Dutch League, and his most recent one came in December 2020 while he was playing for the LA Galaxy.
Yellow Cards by League
- Dutch League – 36
- Italian Serie A – 63
- Spanish La Liga – 74
- English Premier League – 45
- French Ligue 1 – 8
Interestingly, Zlatan has not been sent off in any of these competitions. He has also not been sent off in the Champions League where he has accrued 26 Yellow cards in an impressive 112 appearances.
He has been know to have an aggressive playing style, but it appears his discipline has been mostly in check. He is an excellent example of how a player can stay professional and make a lasting impact in the sport without having to resort to serious foul play.