David Beckham, 43, will receive the award in Monaco later this year.
Ibrahimovic, Sweden's all-time top scorer with 62 goals, is now playing Beckham's old side LA Galaxy.
England last reached the World Cup quarter-finals in 2006, when Beckham was captain and their only World Cup final was way back in 1966, when they beat Germany at Wembley.
Beckham's wife Victoria, 44, and kids Romeo, 15, Cruz, 13 and Harper, 6 also shared some heart-warming messages for their superstar father.
David Beckham and his son Brooklyn reportedly walked out of a North London pub after the Wales national football team supporters taunted him.
David Beckham played football for England from 1996 to 2009, earning 115 caps.
According to Daily Mail, David Beckham and Ron Dennis had a verbal exchange over tables reserved at the One & Only Reethi Rah resort to give celebrity guests the best view of the entertainment
David Beckham, former Manchester United and England star, has shared a special throwback picture to celebrate his 17th wedding anniversary with Victoria Beckham.
Michel Salgado, part of Real Madrid's star-studded 'Galacticos' line-up that included Zinedine Zidane and David Beckham, has won four La Liga titles, two UEFA Champions League crowns and an Inter-Continental Cup during his career
David Beckham, who has retired from international football, has stitched a dress for his four-year-old daughter's doll in a photo shared by his wife Victoria on Instagram.
David Beckham, who owns an English cocker spaniel called Olive, treats his pet to a beauty treatment called a dogzilian, which involves the pooch getting a haircut under her tail.
David Beckham received the award for his work in helping children through his Seven Foundation.
David Beckham and wife Victoria Beckham have reportedly raked in 65 million pounds in 2015, thanks to various business interests including Victoria
David Beckham recently filmed a programme for the BBC in which, he played seven games on seven continents on behalf of the children's charity UNICEF.
David Beckham is planning in a big way to expand his Miami-based Major League Soccer team. He wants former Paris Saint-Germain teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic beause of his 'seriousness' towards the game
David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and 50 other sports stars pay respect to the victims
David Beckham was labelled the 'Sexiest Man Alive' by People magazine last week, but has claimed Hollywood actor Ben Stiller's on-screen alter-ego Derek Zoolander is trying to knock him off his perch.