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Zlatan Ibrahimovic is truly larger than life, and his MLS debut for the Los Angeles Galaxy over the weekend was yet another reminder of that fact.

With an uncanny knack for creating magic on the pitch, Ibrahimovic added another insane highlight reel goal to his resume when he floated in a long ball to tie the game 3-3 during the Los Angeles derby. Even more incredible was that the goal was Ibrahimovic’s first shot on net for the Galaxy, ever. In fact, the 36-year-old only arrived in Los Angeles two days prior, meaning he was definitely still jet lagged during his first appearance.

Then, seconds into added time, the Swedish superstar was positioned in the box to redirect a cross into the net, putting the Galaxy on top of their Los Angeles FC rivals. A stunning start for Ibra, to say the least.

Check out the goals below, as well as the press conference.

THE LION IS HUNGRY!!!

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ZLATAN CALLS GAME!!!!

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  • Photography: MARK RALSTON / Contributor / Getty

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