The Sweden international has been in sparkling form since his move to Paris Saint-Germain during the summer and scored four times against England in his country's 4-2 victory over Roy Hodgson's men. His displays have led several figures to tip the striker as a darkhorse to lift the Ballon d'Or and Les Parisiens' sporting director lavished praise on his talents.
"Zlatan is a player of the caliber of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo," he told RMC. "You cannot separate Zlatan and the others. He is a team player, he gives his all for the club and he is a player that should be considered for the Ballon d'Or."
The 31-year-old has scored 18 goals in 19 appearances for club and country so far this season.
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