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That's how Ibrahimovic bids farewell to Parc des Princes

May 15, 2016 11:18 IST

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

IMAGE: Paris St Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic,centre, who played his final game for Paris Saint Germain, celebrates the Ligue 1 title with team-mates. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrated his last game at the Parc des Princes with Paris St Germain by breaking the club's goal record in a top flight season in the French champions' 4-0 win against Nantes in the final round of Ligue 1 on Saturday.

The Sweden striker, whose contract with PSG has not been renewed, scored a double to take his tally to 38 goals, one more than Carlos Bianchi's tally in the 1977-78 season.

The game was briefly interrupted in the 10th minute as the crowd gave Ibrahimovic a standing ovation.

He will play his last game with PSG when they take on Olympique de Marseille in the French Cup final on May 21.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

IMAGE: Paris St Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic holds his children at the end of the match. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters.

PSG finish the season with 96 points.

Olympique Lyonnais lost 4-1 at Stade de Reims but ended up second and will play in next season's Champions League. Monaco are third on goal difference after beating Montpellier 2-0 and will play in the third preliminary round.

Lille took fifth place behind Nice after a 1-0 win at St Etienne and will play in the Europa League.

Toulouse twice came from behind to beat Angers 3-2 and avoid relegation. They finished with 40 points, one ahead of Reims, who went down along with Gazelec Ajaccio and Troyes.

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