Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof trolls Zlatan Ibrahimovic — after scoring second goal for Sweden against Russia

VICTOR LINDELOF grabbed his first Sweden goal — and attempted to bait Zlatan Ibrahimovic on social media.

But fortunately for the Manchester United defender, he was not given one of Zlatan's epic boasting rants in reply — but a pat on the back.

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Watch out @iamzlatanibrahimovic⚡️🇸🇪

A post shared by Victor Lindelöf (@victorlindelof) on Nov 20, 2018 at 2:11pm PST

Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof trolls Zlatan Ibrahimovic — after scoring second goal for Sweden against RussiaEPA6 Victor Lindelof celebrates putting Sweden ahead in their Nations League encounter against Russia
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof trolls Zlatan Ibrahimovic — after scoring second goal for Sweden against RussiaJonas Ekstromer6 There had been fears Lindelof would miss the game after being run down with illness during Sweden's trip to Turkey

After putting the Swedes ahead in their 2-0 win over Russia, the former Benfica man, 24, joked on Twitter and Instagram: "Watch out @iamzlatanibrahimovic."

Former Juventus, AC Milan and Barcelona ace Zlatan replied: "I told you it's easy! Let's goo."

His goal helped the Swedes leapfrog Russia in their Nations League Group B game, to clinch promotion to League A next time out.

Defender Lindelof arrived at Old Trafford last season when Ibrahimovic was recovering from a knee ligament problem.

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I told you its easy!
Lets goo https://t.co/2hWEZB09XG

— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) November 21, 2018

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