Ibrahimovic started his career at Malmo before stints with Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and LA Galaxy
Ibrahimovic was present for the unveiling of the statue in October but angered a section of Malmo fans after becoming co-owner of rivals Hammarby in November. The structure appeared to be set on fire in a video widely shared on social media, while the nose of the statue was cut off before Christmas.
Only the two feet were left on the plinth while the rest of the body was left toppled over a security fence in the latest attack on the structure outside the Eleda Stadion.
The 38-year-old recently re-signed for AC Milan and is in line to make his first appearance since returning to Serie A on Monday when the Rossoneri meet Sampdoria.