During a recent interview Swedish soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic blasted NBA star LeBron James for using his platform to mix sports with politics.
Ibrahimovic said Lebron “is phenomenal at what he’s doing, but I don’t like when people have some kind of status, they go and do politics at the same time.”
He continued “do what you’re good at. Do the category you do. I play football because I’m the best at playing football.”
“I don’t do politics. If I would be a political politician, I would do politics,” Ibrahimovic added. “That is the first mistake people do when they become famous and they become in a certain status. Stay out of it. Just do what you do best because it doesn’t look good.”
LeBron was asked about the comments and fired back saying he won’t just stick to basketball.