When President Trump arrived in Los Angeles a couple of weeks ago, he was welcomed at LAX by a light rain and a small group of protesters. When soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic arrived late Thursday, he was greeted by clear skies and a raucous crowd of about 250 fans.
But then as Ibrahimovic himself will tell you, he’s bigger than the president. Any president. And you can include prime ministers, popes and U.N. secretaries general in there as well.
“I’m not arrogant,” the Galaxy’s newest player said. “I’m confident.”
Ibrahimovic is so big — at 6-foot-5 he’s also one of the tallest in franchise history — that just by showing up to train with the team Friday morning he...