Musician Noel Gallagher has slammed Zlatan Ibrahimovic, describing him as "a f***ing idiot - just like my brother".
Paris Saint-Germain star Ibrahimovic has frequently married on-pitch brilliance with some off-the-field controversy, his latest indiscretion coming last season when he was heard to brand France "a s*** country" in an angry confrontation with a referee.
And Gallagher, whose iconic band Oasis ultimately separated as his relationship with brother and lead singer Liam became untenable, says he sees too many disreputable similarities between the two.
"This guy is a f***ing idiot. I do not like him, he is full of crap," Gallagher, a huge Manchester City fan, told Swedish newspaper Afton Bladet.
"He is like my brother, he talks a lot but can’t back it up. Cool tattoos and a big mouth."
Ibrahimovic has been linked with a potential summer return to AC Milan after three highly successful seasons in Ligue 1.