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Alexander Isak: The Rising Star Compared to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

It was probably the most successful 17th birthday in football history

In a way, the Eritrean born, Swedish striker’s skillset is comparable to Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s. But in terms of their personalities and playing style, the comparison is totally wrong. Actually, they couldn’t be more different.

BY MICHAEL YOKHIN | BBC SPORT

The big Stockholm derby between Djurgarden and AIK was on 21 September 2016, and Alexander Isak made sure it was an evening to remember.

In the first half, AIK’s teenage sensation made a run into space and expertly controlled a through ball in the box. One touch to take it into his stride, a second to fire low and hard into the far corner. Arms outstretched, he stood celebrating in front of the hostile home crowd. Continue reading Alexander Isak: The Rising Star Compared to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Sweden Striker Alexander Isak Subjected to Racist Abuse in Romania

After being a victim of derogatory comments, the Eritrean-Swedish attacker labelled the incident as ‘incredibly sad’

BY SPORT CENTER

Swedish Real Sociedad striker Alexander Isak was subjected to racist abuse as Sweden booked their spot at Euro 2020 with a 2-0 win over Romania on Friday.

Isak, 20, came off the bench during the win in Bucharest, with the game halted shortly after his 78th-minute introduction because of comments in the Swede’s direction. Continue reading Sweden Striker Alexander Isak Subjected to Racist Abuse in Romania

Alexander Isak Leaves BVB for Real Sociedad in €10m Deal

The 19-year-old Swedish striker Alexander Isak officially joins the Spanish club Real Sociedad for a reportedly €10 million deal till 2024.

BY TESFANEWS*

Eritrean-Swedish striker Alexander Isak has signed a five-year contract to move from Borussia Dortmund to Real Sociedad in Spain for a reportedly €10 million (£8.9m/$11.3m) deal to keep with the club through June 2024. Continue reading Alexander Isak Leaves BVB for Real Sociedad in €10m Deal