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 By Chris Wright

LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic meets Shaquille O'Neal: XL vs. XXXL

He's only been in Los Angeles for five minutes and already Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ticked one thing off the bucket list by snagging courtside tickets at the Staples Center.

Indeed, the LA Galaxy striker was front and centre as the Lakers took on the Minnesota Timberwolves over the weekend.

As a little (or should that be gigantic) bonus, Ibrahimovic also got to meet Shaquille O'Neal -- one of the few sportsmen to make the Swede look positively puny in comparison.

Coincidentally, Ibrahimovic was recently asked whether or not he was interested in launching an acting career since moving to L.A.

"Acting, I'm curious," he told TMZ Sports, before adding that he'd be interested in a "Jason Bourne-type" role if something came along.

Perhaps he can open talks with his new friend Shaq about co-starring in a long-awaited sequel to "Kazaam." We can but hope!

Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.


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