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REVEALED: Ibrahimovic would call Xavi, Iniesta 'CLOWNS' in Barcelona training

Shakhtar Donetsk defender Dmytro Chygrynskiy has spoken of his experience in Barcelona - with the charismatic Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Both players endured a difficult time at Barca, but Chygrynskiy reveals the now PSG star was no shrinking violet.

Speaking with Sovietskiy Sport, Chygrynskiy recalled Ibra's competitive nature, and noted that in practice he could not lose in any given session and that his time at the club was a "him against the world" scenario.

Chygrynskiy says Ibrahimovic once said, "When I am the best in training, I go into matches with the feeling of being a god."

The Swede also had no problem scolding his senior teammates, including club icons Xavi and Andres Iniesta.

Chygrynskiy says during one training session, Ibra turned to them, blasting: "Hey, you clowns, where are you passing the ball?"

The Ukrainian added: "Ibra is amazing, of course, his character could play tricks with the coach, but as a player and teammate, to me he is the best."

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