Zlatan Ibrahimovic Scores 2 Goals & Then Boards Flight to Grant a Dying Child’s Wish to Meet Him: Nightly Soccer Report

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a star both on and off the pitch. Tonight in the UEFA Champions League against Benfica, the Swedish striker scored two goals for Paris Saint-Germain. Then immediately after the match, the former Barcelona player boarded a flight to Sarajevo to grant a dying child’s wish to meet him.

The 8-year-old boy has one month to live, and his final wish is to meet his idol, Ibrahimovic.

In a world where it’s so rare to see footballers care about the public, this is a heartwarming story and a classic example of what separates Ibra from many of the other athletes out there in the sport of soccer.

Here are the highlights of the PSG-Benfica game:

Here are tonight’s world soccer news headlines:

UEFA Champions League

Premier League

International soccer

Ligue Un

Serie A

US soccer

La Liga

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