Ibrahimovic, 36, has inked an 18-month deal with the US side, earning a basic $1.5million per year - the maximum salary allowed for non-designated players, using Targeted Allocation Money.
"After being in Europe, winning 33 trophies, playing in the best teams in the world, playing with the best players in the world, I wanted to come to the U.S. and play my game there," Ibrahimovic said in an interview in the LA Times.
"I wanted people to enjoy my game there and to win. And I chose the Galaxy to do that.
"I am ready to go now.
"First of all, I'm there to play football. I'm not there for something else. My first objective is to play football and do what I'm good at.
"I'm excited to come over and to get the experience with the Galaxy and to explore how the football is there. I want to be part of it and make it better."