"He was not here for 10 years and so I think it's normal [to kiss the shirt]," Ivan Cordoba told Sky Sport Italia as Inter returned from the World Football Challenge in America.
Inter captain Javier Zanetti chose to glance over the subject, saying: "I would prefer not to comment on players. Ibrahimovic is in the past now, we have to focus on the future."
Marco Materazzi took an uncharacteristically graceful approach, telling journalists: "I'd like to thank Ibrahimovic for helping us win three Scudetti.
"Now we have to think about Eto'o," he concluded.